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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.

For literary, historical, or other approaches to drama and theater, you may want to consult the guides for English, World History, Music, Classics, and other related subjects.


However, don't waste too much time trying to figure things out on your own - PLEASE ASK FOR HELP.  Librarians are available 24/7 via chat to assist you.  You can also email or schedule an appointment to talk with us. 

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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.

Sketch for decoration for performance Stone Host. Commandоr's House

    Title: Sketch for decoration for performance Stone Host. Commandоr's House

    Creator: Artist Anatolii Petrytsky

    Date Created: 1921

    Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

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