This document is a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts Degree in theatre. It is a detailed account of the author Benjamin Kramer’s artistic process in producing the scenic design for Minnesota State University, Mankato’s production of Newsies: The Musical in the fall of 2019. The thesis chronicles the scenic designer’s artistic process beginning with an early production until the end of performances in five chapters: early production analysis, historical and critical perspective, journals, post production analysis and process development. Appendices and works cited and consulted are included.
Date of Degree
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Theatre and Dance
Arts and Humanities
Kramer, B. (2020). Creating the World of Newsies: The Musical [Master’s thesis, Minnesota State University, Mankato]. Cornerstone: A Collection of Scholarly and Creative Works for Minnesota State University, Mankato. https://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/etds/1035
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