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This guide is designed to help you jump start your theater research, find a monologue, locate a review, design a costume or light the stage!

Search here for books and articles

Enter your search terms in the box below to search for articles and books to help you with your theater history research.

If you still need more material for your research you might want to try searching in a specific database, such as Academic Search Premier or in MLA International Bibliography.

Theater History Books and Websites

Lindell Library contains many items that will be useful to you in your theater history research. The list below is just a sampling of what is available. Use the call numbers as guides as you browse the stacks. Theater books can be found between call numbers PN1579 and PN2860.

The Lortell and the Internet Broadway Archives are a wealth of information regarding Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Print reference books can be found in the Reference Section, near the Learning Commons on the first level of the library.

African American Theater