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A guide to resources for study and research in Theatre

Finding Plays

The major online source for plays is Black Drama. For finding plays in print in the WMU Libraries, search for "Books and Media" in Library Search.

Play Reviews

Reviews of specific play productions may also be useful. Click on the Play Reviews tab above for sources for reviews.

Related Guides

See these guides for more sources for plays, play reviews, and literary criticism.

African American Theatre

This guide will direct you to resources related to African American Theatre.

Resources under the general tabs above may also be useful, particularly: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias; Articles; Books; Audio, Video & Images; Play Reviews; Citing Sources/Style Guides; and Interlibrary Loan.


Books about African-American Theatre are located at call number PN 2270 .A35 in Waldo Library.

Finding Information about Plays and Authors

These are some primary databases for finding articles and other sources. Note the search hint for each.

You may also use Power Search -- see box at left.

African American Resources

Two primary resources related to the African American experience and culture are listed below. See the Africana/African American Studies subject guide for similar resources.

Library Search

Find books, articles, and more at WMU