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Welcome to the library research guide for THEATER. This guide is designed to help you find both print and electronic resources for the study of theater and the performing arts as well as for conducting research.
Use the tabs above to locate reviews and production histories, find monologues and dialogues, or search the full text of thousands of plays. See also related guides for Dance and Film & Media Studies.
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Image credit: "Mr. G. French as Harlequin." Courtesy of the Open Access collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930. NYPL Digital Gallery.
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This guide was created by Heather Nisen, Jane Faulkner, Leahkim Gannett, and Sylvia Curtis at the UCSB Library and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.