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Online Plays

Plays: Online & Archival Collections

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Digital Theatre +

National Theatre Collection

Broadway HD

Theatre Performances: Online Audio & Video

Filmed or televised plays and musicals

 Find Performance DVDs @ VCU Libraries

  • Search in VCU Libraries Search on the library homepage
    • by title, e.g. Much Ado About Nothing
    • by subject e.g. Filmed Plays, Musical Films or Televised Operas
  • Refine results by Material Type=DVDs
  • Click on the title of the DVD desired then
    • Click on the 'Request' button to reserve it, then pick it up at the Information Service Desk, 1st floor, Cabell Library when notified OR
    • Write down the call number and ask for the DVD at the Information Service Desk
  • VCU Faculty can also book or schedule DVDs, videos, and films for future dates using the Film Booking Form.

Indexes to Find Theatre Plays

Research Tips

Use the indexes and catalogs below to find plays within anthologies, collections and periodicals. 
Try the following search terms in VCU LIbraries Search to find additional resources.

Drama - bibliographyDrama - indexesEnglish dramaAmerican drama

Please Note: VCU Libraries does not have access to the subscription content of the following sites. They are listed for the freely available "play finder" features. Once a play is found, search for it by title in VCU Libraries or in the Twentieth Century North American Drama database

Theatre Play Analysis

Theatre Monologues, Scenes, and Audition Pieces

Research Tips
Search in VCU LIbraries Search using the following terms:‚Äč Monologues,  Monologues with music,  Acting - Auditions
Browse by call number PN2080 located on Cabell Library 4th floor.