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Virginia Smith

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A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Master of Fine Arts, Major: Theatre Arts, Under the Supervision of Professor Virginia Smith. Lincoln, Nebraska: April 2017

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This thesis contains the written documentation of the process of directing a theatrical production of Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Master of Fine Arts in Directing for Stage and Screen at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Topics addressed include play selection, script analysis, concept development, casting, production & rehearsal processes, director's reflection, and critical responses of the production.

Advisor: Virginia Smith