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New Database! Drama Online!

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"The new Drama Online website is the next generation of sophisticated online tools for students, actors, researchers, and lovers of theatre. Combines Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare, Bloomsburg and Faber in an elegant, intuitive and deep interface."

Drama Online provides depth and breadth not seen before in an online resource for theater.  Full-text of playscripts from all eras and international in scope, Drama Online also provides scholarly notes, annotated texts, critical analyses, theatre history reviews, and more. 

Performance Resources

Drama Online provides unique tools for performers, including advanced monologue/audition speech searches, acting guides, theatre craft and technical theatre information, part books and more!

This new database, currently in beta form, promises to be an invaluable tool for performers, scholars, students, and theatre-lovers alike.


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Welcome to the Subject Guide for Theater!  Here you will find many resources for Theater, Drama, Acting, and more.  A vast array of information in innumerable formats awaits you.  Happy exploring!

If you are not finding what you need, please contact me.

-Anne Harlow

New Database! Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

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Audio Drama: L.A. Theatre Works is an outstanding collection of performances of nearly 300 streaming audio plays created specifically for listening from the archives of  L.A. Theatre Works, the premier audio theater company in America.    The plays range from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries and include well-known as well as emerging playwrights.  Performances are by top artists such as  Alan AldaKeith Carradine, Stephen Colbert, John de LancieRichard Dreyfuss Denise Du MaurierValerie HarperJames Earl Jones, and many more.  Click here for more information!

Reference Librarian

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Anne Harlow
Paley Library Room 318
Subjects:Dance, Music, Theater