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Theatre / Drama Research Guide: Home

This guide will assist Theatre/Drama students in finding information and tools for research, assignments, and for furthering their knowledge and understanding in their chosen fields of study.


This guide should help you start researching in Drama/Theatre/Musical Theatre.

Use the tabs above to find different kinds of sources. For more help, use the chat window on this page to ask questions. You may also contact the Librarian listed in this guide for assistance.

This guide serves as a starting point for research and is not intended to be comprehensive.

Musicals & Scores

Scores, sound recordings, and librettos are located in the Music Listening Room  (first floor, room 121).  To find out what we have, you can search the catalog for author/title/subject.  The call numbers in the MLR where these items are generally located are:

  • M1500
  • M1503
  • M1507
  • M1508
  • ML50

More Information

Play Index

Play Index
by H.W. Wilson

The print version is located in Reference
at call number PN1621 .P53, covering 1949-2007

Play Index:



Playscripts are located on the 2nd floor near the main staircase.

Check them out.  Same rules that apply to checking out books apply to playscripts, read the FAQs.

Find what we have available in the library catalog: search by play title or playwright (author).  That will provide you with the location information.

Theatre Librarian

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