Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film, Theatre & Communication Arts


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

Hoover, David

Second Advisor

Daniel, Deb

Third Advisor

Griffith, Kevin


The following thesis is a brief view of production of UNO's Spring 2009 production of Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. This thesis will include analysis, research, production book, documentation from the production, and an evaluation of the process of bringing the production to life. The play was performed in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center Robert E. Nims Theatre on April 23, 24, 25, and 30 as well as May 1, 2, and 3.


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