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Theatre Arts

A guide to library resources and services for research related to theatre (or theater)

First Steps

Reference sources can help you find background information on your topic to jump start your research. Among other things this may include:

  • Playwright biographies
  • Play summaries or production overviews
  • Broad description of a time period or specific event
  • Basic information about a type of garment, furnishing, or design element

Below are some reference sources to start with: