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Finding theatre books - in general
You can browse areas of the general collection that focus on aspects of theater. In the basement level:
- ML & MT: For works concerning musical theater.
- NA 6820-6845: For works on facilities used to stage drama.
- PN 2000 - 3299: For works of drama as acted on the stage.
Using the Library Catalog To Find Scripts
From there you can search by Author (Playwright), Title,or Subject.
Use the Library Catalog & Try these subject headings:
American Drama Greek Drama
Children's Plays Monologues
Drama Collections Dialogues
English Drama One-act Plays
Try these title searches:
Contemporary playwrights series; Plays for
Selection of classic scripts @ Booth
Who was Sophocles? He "has been called the poet of Greek humanism." Read more in the Library database, Biography In Context.
The complete Greek drama by
Call Number: PA 3626 .A2 O2
Publication Date: 1938
All the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations. 2 vol.
The complete Roman drama by
Call Number: PA 6165 .D8
Publication Date: 1942
All the extant comedies of Plautus and Terence, and the tragedies of Seneca, in a variety of translations. A companion volume to The complete Greek drama.
Call Number: PA 3612 .E8
Publication Date: 1912
I. Iphigeneia at Aulis.--Hecuba.--The daughters of Troy.--Helen.--II. Electra.--Orestes.--Iphigenia in Taurica.--Andromache.--Cyclops.--III. The Bacchanals.--The madness of Hercules.--The children of Hercues.--The Phoenician maidens.--Suppliants.--IV. Ion.--Hippolytus.--Medea.--Alcestis. (4 vols.)