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Theatre Resources

A sampling of theatre etexts:

Selected Theatre scripts from Ebook Central or search Ebook Central for your needs.

Drama Online (full-text, monologues, audio and video available)

And remember full-text theatre scripts can be searched in American Theater (FULL-TEXT Online ACCESS)

OR Easier yet Here is a spreadsheet of American Theatre full-text plays

Find here: Selected Diversity/Inclusion Theatre titles with some full-text.

To access, when you arrive at the ezproxy page, you will need to use your id number for BOTH username and password. See Tutorial for Database access.

 

The theatre, drama collection uses a word-based classification system. It is arranged alphabetically. These are the major categories: ACTING (Technique), ANTHOLOGY, DRAMA (History, Shakespeare, Stagecraft), LIBRETTI, MONOLOGUES, MUSICALS, ONE-ACTS, PLAYS. Below are some examples of what the spine label and call numbers look like.


ANTHOLOGY
ANTHOLOGY
EUROPE
THREE

Aeschylus, and Euripides. Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan Women. Trans. Edith Hamilton. New York: W.W. Norton, 1937. Print.


MONOLOGUES
MONOLOGUES
WOMEN
ONE

Henry, Joyce E., Rebecca D. Jaroff, and Bob Shuman. One on One: The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century. New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema, 2007. Print.

ONE-ACT 
ONE-ACT
N.AMERICAN
TAKE

Lane, Eric, and Nina Shengold. Take Ten: New 10-Minute Plays. New York: Vintage, 1997. Print.

PLAYS (categorized by continent)
PLAYS
EUROPE
PINTER
ASHES

Pinter, Harold. Ashes to Ashes. New York: Grove, 1997. Print.

OR


PLAYS
N.AMERICA
MARGUILIES. D
COUNTRY

Margulies, Donald. The Country House. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 2015. Print.


Follow the shelving guides to browse the word-based classification. For specific titles, search ICACAT.
If you have questions, email library-help@interlochen.org.

 

 

 

 

Here is a listing of the newest print titles added to the collection.

Newly purchased print materials have a coded color sticker:

  • 2019 newly purchased books have a navy w/ gold sticker
  • 2018 newly purchased books have a yellow sticker 

Be sure to take advantage of the wide variety of Shakespeare materials that can be found in the collection.

DRAMA ONLINE has full-text plays from the ARDEN collection and a wide variety of films from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and the National Theatre.

Other online full-text Shakespeare Resources:

 


In the print theatre section look under these call numbers: 

DRAMA /Shakespeare /Bio

DRAMA /Shakespeare /Commentary

DRAMA /Shakespeare /Technique

PLAYS /Europe /Shakespeare

WE would also like to highlight the following materials:

Catalog Search

Get started with a quick search of the catalog and multiple databases.

 

Search the catalog for books, ebooks, and more.

 

Search for scholarly journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

 

Search for music scores and sheet music.

 

Search for CDs, videos, and sound recordings.

 

Databases

Theatre

Bill giving instruction

Cast from Curious Incident

Cast from Curious Incident

Cast from Children's Hour

Cast from Children's Hour

Cast from Tartuffe

Cast from Tartuffe

Cast from Violet

Cast from Violet

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