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Theatre and Dance Guide

Theatre and Dance Databases

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Theatre and Dance Background

 

Books:

 

critical_suvey_of_drama

Critical Survey of Drama

Encyclopedia of background on playwrights; some information on genre.

PN1625.C68 2003

reader's encyclopedia of world drama

The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama

An older book with comprehensive breadth.

Carrier Reference: PN1625.G3 1969

oxford dictionary of plays

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

Gives date and place of first performance.

PN1625.P38 2005

major_modern_dramatists

Major Modern Dramatists

Selective contents, but in-depth background.

Carrier Reference: PN1861.M27 1984

encyclopedia of musical theatre

Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre

Carrier Reference: ML102.M8 G3 2001

grove book of operas

The Grove Book of Operas

Carrier Reference: ML102.O6 N49 2006

billboard illustrated encyclopedia of opera

The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera

Carrier Reference: ML102.O6 B55 2004

dictionary of heroes

A Dictionary of Heroes, Heroines, Lovers, and Villians in Classical Opera

Music Library Reference: ML102.O6 G55 2004

broadway plays and musicals

Broadway plays and musicals: descriptions and essential facts of more than 14,000 shows through 2007

 PN2277.N5 H573 2009  

 

Databases:

 

gale

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Comprehensive background on dramatists.

gale

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Background on biography and criticism.

 

 

 

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