Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THE 506 Theatre History: The Well-Made Play & Beyond

Fall-Spring-Summer Semesters

Students will use major dramatic texts to explore theatrical history and how theatre is a mirror of current society and issues (IV A; IV C; IV D).  Students will read plays, discuss playwrights and staged productions, and examine the historical, social and critical contexts of the period (IVB-D).  Class discussions will emphasize how to convey this information to young learners (I C).  At the conclusion of the course, the students should be able to:  Identify and discuss major plays and playwrights, (II B) Identify conventions in modern & contemporary drama and performance, and Critically analyze dramatic literature (IV A-D). 3 credit hours