Theatre Library Guide

    Reference Books in Shipman Library


    Background Information

    Banham, Martin, ed. The Cambridge Guide to Theatre. REF PN 2035 .C27 1995

    Bordman, Gerald and Thomas S. Hischak. The Oxford Companion to American Theatre. REF PN 2220 .B6 2004

    Briggs, Jody. Encyclopedia of Stage Lighting. REF PN 2091 .E4 B66 2003

    Cody, Gabrielle H. and Evert Sprinchorn, ed. The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama (2v.). REF PN 1861 .C65 2007

    Cortes, Eladio and Mirta Barrea-Marlys, ed. Encyclopedia of Latin American Theater. REF PQ 7082 .D7 E63 2003

    Dorn, Dennis. Drafting for the Theatre. Southern Illinois University, 1992.

    Dunne, Will. The Dramatic Writer's Companion: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes and Build Stories. University of Chicago, 2009.

    Ganzl, Kurt. The Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre (3v.). REF ML 102 .M88 G3 2001

    Hartnoll, Phyllis, ed. The Oxford Companion to the Theatre. REF PN 2035 .O9 1983

    Heniford, Lewis W. 1/2/3/4 for the Show: A Guide to Small-Cast One-Act Plays (2v.). REF Z 5781 .H46 1995

    Hischak, Thomas S. The Oxford Companion to the American Musical: Theatre, Film, and Television. REF ML 102 .M88 H593 2008

    Hochman, Stanley, ed. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama (5v.). REF PN 1625 .M3 1984

    Kennedy, Dennis, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance (2v.). REF PN 2035 .O92 2003y

    Norton, Richard C. A Chronology of American Musical Theater (3v.). REF ML 1711.8 .N3 N67 2002

    Osnes, Beth. Acting: An International Encyclopedia. REF PN 2035 .O84 2001

    Ottemiller, John H. Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections. REF Z 5781 .O8 2011

    Patterson, Michael. The Oxford Dictionary of Plays. REF PN 1625 .P38 2005

    Rollyson, Carl, ed. Critical Survey of Drama (8v.). REF PN 1625 .C68 2003

    Stein, Rita and Friedhelm Rickert, ed. Major Modern Dramatists (2v.). REF PN 1861 .M27 1984

    Taylor, Thomas J. American Theatre History: An Annotated Bibliography. PN 2221 .T37 1992x


    Indexes (for locating articles)

    MLA International Bibliography (1921-2000). INDEX Z 7006 .M64


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