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Theater

Find plays, books, DVD's, online video, criticism, analysis, web resources for the scholar, actor, and director.

Find Playscripts

Find Playscripts Online

Lady MacbethPuck

Indexes to Plays

American Theatre Magazine Play Index

Inter-Play - an Online Index to Plays in Collections, Anthologies and Periodicals.
Dramatists Play Service - Playfinder, allows searching by author, title, keyword, or gender, and number of cast members. Can purchase books or browse the catalog.

Keller, Dean H. Index to Plays in Periodicals. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1971.

Keller, Dean H. Index to Plays in Periodicals. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1979.

Keller, Dean H. Index to Plays in Periodicals, 1977-1987. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1990. 

Ottemiller, John H. Index to Plays in Collections Ottemiller’s Index to Plays in Collections : an author and title index to plays appearing in collections published between 1900 and 1985. Metuchen, H.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1988. 

Samuel French - Theatre and plays bookshop.

Stratman, Carl J. Dramatic Play Lists, 1591-1963. New York : New York Public Library, 1966.

Sites for Monologues

In addition to the library's online catalog and databases, there are sites that are helpful in finding monologues.  Here are a few.

Find Monologues Online

CleopatraOlivia Sanger, monologue artistRichard III

How To Find Monologues

1.  You can just search monologues in Library Search, directly from the library's home page. If you already know the play that contains the monologue that you want, then you can find the play in Temple's Library Search for Books.
2.  You can ask for the monologue collection which is on permanent reserve at the Library’s Circulation Desk. (not available Fall 2020).
3.  
Search monologue in  "Black Drama", "Black Drama Second Edition" or "Twentieth Century North American Drama". 

4.  Drama Online also has a monologue search. Click on "Plays" and near the upper right there is a red link "Find monologues".