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Theater of the Real

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Documentary Theatre.

Monologues and Scenes

Most of our books of monologues have call numbers beginning with PN 2080 and are shelved on the 8th floor.  In the library's catalog, There is no specific subject heading for scene books. you can perform a keyword search in the catalog for the term monologues. If you are looking for a particular type of monologue, try combining the word monologues with a descriptive keyword, such as: monologues and men, monologues and women, monologues and classical and monologues and contemporary, etc.

The Play Index is recommended: it will restrict the play by gender, and number of people in the cast.

Plays in Collections

There are several tools to help you discover the collection that includes an individual play. Examples include:

NYU Libraries Online Play Collections

These databases includes full text of plays, selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera.

Online Plays via the Internet

Finding Play Reviews Online