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Theatre Research


What types of theatre resources can you find in the BU Library?

  • Plays—individual and anthologized
  • Books about every aspect of theatre—playwrights; periods; theatre history; design: stage, lighting, sound, costume
  • Scenes—monologues, duos, etc.
  • Videos/DVDs
  • Scores
  • CDs—Cast recordings/Soundtracks
  • Reference collection
  • Plot summaries and critical analysis of plays
  • Playwright bio info
  • Theatre encyclopedias and guides
  • Indexes to plays in anthologies
  • Costume/Fashion encyclopedias
  • Theatre directories
  • Period histories, i.e. American Decades; Daily Life in. . .

  • Theatre Journals—in print and online