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  • Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1950-2000: A Critical Anthology 
    PN6112 .T43 2011  (Main Stacks, 4th floor)

  • Theater of the People: Spectators and Society in Ancient Athens
    PA3203 .R57 2011  (Main Stacks, 4th Floor)

  • Staging the People:  Community and Identity in the Federal Theatre Project
    PN2270 .F43O83 2011
    (Main Stacks, 4th floor)



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    Resources on the study of theater.

    Library of Congress Call Number Ranges: 

    Theater PN1600-3307

    Musical Theater MT955-956


    Important Resources

    This collection includes sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and directories to help find brief explanations and general information about terms and concepts in theater.

    Reference Sources in Theater

    • Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater: Opera, Operetta, Musical Comedy ML102 .M875B58 2010 (Reference, 2nd floor)
    • Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama PN1861 .C65 2007 (Reference, 2nd floor)
    • Vaudeville Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America PN1968 .U5C85 2007
    • Critical survey of drama.  PN1625 .C68 2003 (Reference, 2nd floor)  
    • All things Shakespeare: an encyclopedia of Shakespeare’s world.  PR2892 .O56 2002 (Reference, 2nd floor)  
    • Asia-American playwrights.  PS338.A74A9 2002 (Reference, 2nd floor)
    • Contemporary gay American poets and playwrights: an A-Z guide.  PS325 .C656 2003 (Reference, 2nd floor)

    Online Reference Sources in Theater



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