Plays are generally published either individually or in collections.
Individual plays may be searched by title, by author, or a combination of both elements.
Collections of plays by a single author are best searched by the author's name.
Collections of plays by multiple authors are generally cataloged by the title of the published collection.
Plays can also be searched by "genre" type (subject). Examples:
The following resources are useful for locating plays in collections and journals.
Browse library shelves in the following call number ranges
|GT 510 Costume||PN 2171-2179 Renaissance theater|
|GV 1580-1799.3 Dancing||PN 2181-2193 Modern theater|
|PN 2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater.||PN 2219.3-3030 Special regions or countries|
|PN 2061-2071 Art of acting||PN 3035 The Jewish theater|
|PN 2071 Monologues||PN 3151-3171 Amateur theater|
|PN 2085-2091 Stage and accessories. Stage design.||PN 3175-3191 College and school theatricals|
|PN 2131-2145 Ancient theater||PN 3203-3299 Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.|
|PN 2152-2160 Medieval theater||TT 507 Costume Design|