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Start your theatre research with these resources.

  • Play Index  
    Citations to over 31,000 plays published from 1949 to the present.
  • Theatre in Video
    Over 250 of the world's most important plays. Includes over 100 documentaries about productions and interviews with authors, directors, and actors.
  • Twentieth Century North American Drama  
    Full-text of 2,000 plays from the United States and Canada. Includes playbills, posters, and other ephemera.
  • Internet Broadway Database (IBDB.COM)
    Put together by The Broadway League, IBDB is the official record of Broadway productions from the beginnings of New York theatre to today. Search by play or by artist.
  • ARTstor  
    ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.


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This Year @ VCU Theatre


The musical "Hairspray" in Cologne, Germany, Dec. 3, 2009 (AP Images / Hermann J. Knippertz)

Mainstage 2013/14 Season

The SALT Season at The Shafer Alliance Laborary Theatre


    Kenneth Campbell Theatre Library

     theater library

    Visit Theatre VCU's theatre library of donated scripts, plays, and drama books and media.  It is located within Shafer Street Playhouse. Contact the grad librarians or Theatre VCU office for appointments.

    Fall 2013 Hours:
    Mon. & Wed. 3 - 5
    Tues. & Thurs. 1 - 6
    Fri. hours vary


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