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African American Drama

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of African America Drama.

Finding Books and Videos

  1. Use the "Advance Search" in the "Books & More" section of the library's catalog.
  2. On the first line: select "any field contains" and then type in "African American Drama"
  3. On the second line: select "AND any field contains," then type in "African American Authors." These results will be play titles and collections.
  4. You can use the "Publication Date" field to to find plays in your date range.

Notes on Searching:

  • We cannot limit the results to the words "Plays."
  • Your list will also contain anthologies, bibliographies and research texts.

Search the NYU Libraries Catalog for Books and Articles

Search here for books, articles, journals and other print materials, videos, sound recordings, e-books, e-journals, databases, and indexes in our local libraries and special collections.


Online Scripts

WorldCat (OCLC)

Use the Play Index to Find Plays


These titles can be found in the Reference section of the Bobst Library and several of these texts are available online.

Online Resources