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Holy Cow: Staging Boucicault's The Shaughraun
Theatre and Dance Faculty Publications
  • Patrick Michael Finelli, University of South Florida
  • Jason Winfield, University of South Florida
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Keywords
  • theatre,
  • performance,
  • scenography,
  • Boucicault,
  • stage design,
  • technical direction
Abstract
Examines the design process, fabrication of settings and production of Boucicault's 19th century melodrama using a large (10' by 16') fiberglass cow on a turntable. The setting called for multiple locations ranging from a cottage to cliff tops and a ship's dock. Computer CAD Photoshop modeling used for previsualization and special construction techniques were used to create acting areas inside and on top of the cow set piece.
Citation / Publisher Attribution

Theatre Design and Technology, Vol. 4t No. 1 (Winter 2011)

Citation Information
Patrick Michael Finelli and Jason Winfield. "Holy Cow: Staging Boucicault's The Shaughraun" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/patrick_finelli/1/