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Author: use this search if you want to find plays or books by an author, dramaturg, playwright, etc.
- Ex: shakespeare, william
Keyword: use this search if you only have partial information.
- Ex: hansberry raisin (will find items containing both terms and some books about the play)
Keyword-Boolean: use this search if you want to combine search terms. Remember to use and, or, not between terms.
- Ex: hansberry and american
Subject: use this search to find items about a specific topic or playwright.
- Ex: american drama
- Ex: beckett, samuel
Title: use this search if you know the exact title of a play.
Ex: raisin in the sun
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Book City Script Shop Movie and film scripts
Bookstores, Publishers, and Licensing Organizations (from VASTA) Very good list of stores and Web sites that sell or license playscripts. Also see Used, Rare, and Remaindered Books.
Dooley's.com: Character (Cast Number) Search Online guide to modern playwrights and theatre plays. Includes a search for plays by number/type of cast members.
Dramatists Play Service Search or browse thousands of plays at this major play-licensing agency for the English-speaking theatre.
Samuel French, Inc. French's catalog includes monologues, audition material, classroom guides, classic works, and the latest plays from the professional theater.