21M.710 Script Analysis

Fall 2005

Photograph of a page from a theatrical script.
A page from the script of "When Harry Met Sally." (Image courtesy of mmmazzoni, as posted on Flickr.com.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of readings and assignments.

Course Description

This class focuses on reading a script theatrically with a view to mounting a coherent production. Through careful, intensive reading of a variety of plays from different periods and different aesthetics, a pattern emerges for discerning what options exist for interpretating a script. Students discuss the consequences of those options for production.
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Prof. Michael Ouellette

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session