Theatre Research Guide: Plays

Subject guide for Theatre

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Library Catalog for Play Scripts

How to locate a play in a book so that you can check it out.Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
1. Start with the Library Catalog https://opac.fullerton.edu/

2. Do an Author search to see everything we own by your playwright Example:  Williams, Tennessee (Last Name, First Name)

3. Do a Title Search by the name of the play.
     Example: The Glass Menagerie

4. Do a Keyword search entering the name of the play and the playwrights last name.
    Collections of plays will sometimes include your play.
     Sample collection of plays:  Best plays of the seventies / edited by Stanley Richards
     Sample Keyword search: Elephant Man Gray

5. After searching for your play, click on the WorldCat (upper right-hand of the screen) to look for copies held at other libraries.

Plays found in Databases

How to locate a play through a database.