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resources for finding books, journal articles, and web sites about theatre, as well as for finding reviews of plays

Subject headings

Try using these subject headings to help you when searching in the library catalog.  Use the "subject begins with" choice from "Search for:" menu on the left-hand side of the catalog:

American drama -- 20th century

American drama -- 21st century

American drama -- African American authors

American drama -- Asian American authors

American drama -- Hispanic American authors

American drama -- Indian authors -- History and criticism

American drama -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism

Drama (and then further refine by subject heading)



One-act plays, American

One-act plays


Theater architecture

Theaters--stage setting and scenery

Theatrical posters, American

Try a publisher search (under advanced search) to find more plays in the library catalog:

Theatre Communications Group


search for the series "Oberon Modern Plays"


"Humana Festival" for recent collections of plays

Search the Five Colleges library catalog


Browsing theatre books in the stacks

PN  Literature (General)

PQ  French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portugese literature

PR English literature

PS American literature