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Theater Studies: Finding Scripts & Plays

Click on the various links to access library resources plus reliable, relevant websites.

Open Access Plays

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

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