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Theater

Selected call number areas:

Ancient Theatre History: PN 2131-2145

Medieval Theatre History: PN 2152-2160

Renaissance Theatre History: PN 2171-2179

Historical Plays: PN 1870-1879

Selected Internet Resources
American Variety Stage 1870-1920
a multimedia anthology.. included are 334 English- and Yiddish-language playscripts, 146 theater playbills and programs, 61 motion pictures, 10 sound recordings and 143 photographs..

City Dionysia: The Ancient Roots of Modern Theatre

Drop me off in Harlem
 
This online presentation includes items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. Featured here are stage and costume designs, photographs, posters, playbills, programs, and playscripts, including productions of Macbeth and The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus as staged by Orson Welles, and Power, a topical drama of the period.  
 
For historic theatrical images and resources select the Images tab in this guide