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Theatre Arts

Theatre Resources

Please note, all Online Interlochen community has access to all of our online resources.

To access, when you arrive at an ezproxy page, you will need to use your Interlochen ID number 
for BOTH Patron ID and PIN. undefined See Tutorial for Database access.

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)

Here is a spreadsheet of plays from American Theatre full-text plays

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

Online Browsing:

Internet Archive is providing access to a variety of full-text options. You first will need to create a personal account and then will be allowed to borrow for one hour. Below are some options:

280+ titles from Dramatists Play Service

47 titles from Applause Theatre Book Publishers

160+ titles from Smith and Kraus

150+ titles from Theatre Communications Group


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.


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


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.


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

PLAYS (categorized by continent)

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



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





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



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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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