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Theatre Resources: Find Scripts, Films, & More

Scripts, Books & DVDs @ Thrift

The majority of the library's scripts are in the Theatre section near the fireplace on the main floor.

Plays are often published as books and may be found in the P's upstairs next to their author.

Books about Theatre are located in PN2000-PN3299.

Books about Musicals are located in M1500-M1508.

Ebook Collections @ Thrift

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  • A-Z Guide to Shakespeare (Oxford Reference)
  • Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting (Credo Reference)
  • Cambridge Guide to Theatre (Credo Reference)
  • Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2nd ed) (Oxford Reference)
  • Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre (Oxford Reference)
  •  Dictionary of Shakespeare (Credo Reference)
  •  Dictionary of Visual Discourse: A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms (Credo Reference)
  •  Dictionary Plus Performing Arts (Oxford Reference)
  •  Drama Criticism, Vols. 1-52. (Integrated into Literature Criticism Online)
  • Drama for Students, Vols. 1-31 (GVRL)
  • Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford Reference)
  •  International Encyclopedia of Dance (Oxford Reference)
  •  Oxford Companion to American Theatre (Oxford Reference)
  •  Oxford Companion to the American Musical (Oxford Reference) 
  • Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance (Oxford Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary of Dance (Oxford Reference) 
  • Oxford Dictionary of Plays (Oxford Reference)
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance (Oxford Reference) 
  • Palgrave Handbook of Musical Theatre Producers (Credo Reference)
  • The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance (RHO)
  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (RHO)
  • The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky
  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed (RHO)
  • Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies (Credo Reference)
  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre (RHO)
  • Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Stage Context (Credo Reference)
  • World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song (Credo Reference) 

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