When searching BobCat go to BOOKS & MORE, and click the ADVANCE SEARCH button. Select ANYWHERE IN THE RECORD. In the first box type in AFRICAN AMERICAN DRAMA in the second box type in AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHORS. This will result in play titles and collections. You can use the Publication Date selection to find plays in your date range. We cannot limit the results to the words PLAYS. Your list will also contain anthologies, bibliographies and research texts.
Use this source to locate plays published individually or in anthologies. Search over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.
Select SUBJECTS AFRICAN AMERICAN to restrict to African American plays and casts. The search will result in 600+ plays with African American Characters. Click on SEARCH FOR A PLAY for individual titles or SEARCH FOR A BOOK for collections and anthologies.
Click on the NYU button to find the location of plays in BobCat.
Use the following bibliographies to find African American plays. Found in the Humanites Social Science Reference section, 1st fl. of Bobst Library.
Libguides are a new way to communicate with our library users. These subject guides are becoming the first place students and faculty go for information and help. The guide introduces The Play Index, Black Drama Database and BobCat as the best places to go.