Dissertation: “Guys & Dolls as a Fluid Text” (2021)
John Edwartowski’s dissertation research looks at textual change in Guys & Dolls. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in music and Master’s degree in music theory from Wayne State University. Prior to graduate studies, John spent more than a decade as the musical director for the improvisation and sketch comedy The Second City (Detroit), where he composed songs and incidental music for sketch comedy revues and where he extemporized soundtracks for nightly improvisations. He has written and produced several musicals, most notably Cancer! The Musical, which has received performances on both American coasts as well as in the Metro Detroit Area. John spends his spare time being a husband and father.
- SMR members present at Music Theory Midwest – May 09, 2022
- John Edwartowski defends dissertation – July 05, 2021
- Meeting Guys & Dolls at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts – July 14, 2017