Drama

When complete, Twentieth-Century Drama will contain 2,500 plays from throughout the English-speaking world, covering the history of modern drama. The current release includes over 300 plays from Britain, Ireland and Australia.

Coverage: 1890-present
Tags: Drama

Play Index searches publication details of over 30,000 plays published after 1949 and written from Antiquity to the present. Search for plays by title, author, subject, style, genre, cast type, and more. This database searches for copies of plays published both separately and in collections/anthologies.

Related: The print version of Play Index is available for the years 1949-2002 in H/SS Reference, 2nd floor Shields Library, Z5781.P53

Tags: Drama

North American Women’s Drama includes full text of over 1000 plays, together with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Approximately 20% of the titles have never been previously published. The collection begins with the works of Mercy Otis Warren and Susanna Haswell Rowson in the colonial period and spans the 19th and 20th centuries to the present.

Black Drama contains the full text of hundreds of plays by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Also contains theatrical production information.

Coverage: 1850-present
Tags: African Americans, Drama

More than 250 plays, some previously unpublished, along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information.

Coverage: late 19th century-present
Tags: Asian Americans, Drama

Offers the searchable full text of more than 1,500 plays from the colonial period to the beginning of the twentieth century. This database is also available through Literature Online (LION).

Coverage: 1714-1915
Tags: Drama, United States Of America