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This guide will help you locate resources relevant to the Dramatic Arts.
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Find Plays & Monologues

Types of Searches:

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

    Purchase a Script

    Try the following resources:


    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.


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