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New Titles

  • Norton Anthology of Drama
    PN6112 .N67 2014  (Main Stacks, 4th floor)

  • The Cambridge Companion to Theatre History
    PN2101 .C36 2013  (Main Stacks, 4th Floor)

  • The Jew of Malta: A Critical Reader
    PR2666.A2 L66 2013 
     (Main Stacks, 4th Floor)





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 (Reference area, 2nd floor)

  • Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater: Opera, Operetta, Musical Comedy ML102 .M875B58 2010 
  • Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama PN1861 .C65 2007
  • Vaudeville Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America PN1968 .U5C85 2007
  • Critical Survey of Drama.  PN1625 .C68 2003   
  • All Things Shakespeare: An Encyclopedia of Shakespeare’s World.  PR2892 .O56 2002  
  • Asia-American pPaywrights.  PS338.A74A9 2002
  • Contemporary Gay American Poets and Playwrights: An A-Z guide.  PS325 .C656 2003

Online Reference Sources in Theater


Subject Guide

Ellen Safley