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Theatre Senior Seminar: Begin Here

General Background Information

AN INDEX .....  American and British Theatrical Biographies
Call Number: Ref 792.092 W362a 2012 
AN INDEX to locate biographical information about figures connected with the American and British theatre

Fifty Key Theatre Directors
Call Number: Ref.792.0233 F469 2005


Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings
Call Number: Ref 792.0973 F534hi 2015

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010
Call Number: Ref 792.0973 F534h 2011

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance
Call Number: Ref. 792.03 O98K 2003

The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre
Call Number: Ref. 792.03 W927
This 5-volume set was published in 2000 and covers various parts of the world


The Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Call Number: 792.03 H333o4 1984

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater
Call Number: 790.2 O98 2015


Oxford Companion to American Theatre (Electronic Resource)
Covers the American stage from its beginnings to present; includes playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, and dramatic movements.

Gale Virtual Reference Library  (Electronic Resource)
An online collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical resources, etc.

Credo Reference --  (Electronic Resource) 
A collection of full-text online reference materials