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Plays and Playwrights

An overview of the resources available in the field of plays and playwrights.

New York University Provincetown Playhouse

Exterior of the Provincetown Playhouse, 1918--1922.Interior of the Provincetown Playhouse, 1918--1922.

Finding Plays

Plays in Collections

Play Annuals

Play Annuals

Description:

For each season, digests provide critical comments on select plays. Also has information about the theater in several US cities, with an extensive entry on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions in New York City. Lists the Pulitzer Prize winners and Drama Critics Circle Awards.

Organization:

Divided into several sections, with an author, cast and production index for each volume. This series is indexed by Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections (through 1985)--see above.