Bachelor of Arts
After Ashley, Play, Rape culture, Comedy, Performance, Production
Introduction and Background: A summary of the play’s genesis and important themes, including an introduction to the production’s goals – Interpretation- An explication of rape culture in the play, including my personal point of view on its themes and message, and the application of my research to the text – Aesthetic Intent: A description of the stylistic choices unique to this production, namely the use of video projection, and an explanation of its purpose – Script Analysis: A scene-by-scene description of the play’s events as applied to the overall arc and important themes – The Process: A summary of casting, rehearsals, and technical preparation and execution – Reflection: An account of the performances and talkbacks, including audience feedback and an assessment of the production’s success – On a Personal Note – APPENDIX: A Beat-by-Beat Breakdown of the Script – Bibliography.
Gaeng, Jenny, "Negotiating Comedy and Rape Culture in Gina Gionfriddo’s After Ashley" (2011). Honors Papers. 410.