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LIBRARY GUIDE TO THA 1001 - Foundations of Theatre

Finding Books
Search the Library Catalog for known titles (i.e., Annie Get Your Gun) or authors (i.e., Berlin, Irving). You can then limit the results to scores, sound recordings, video recordings (both physical and online!), or books.

When you search by Subject, you will often see a display of subheadings or related terms. Here are some common theatre-related subject terms:
  • Drama
  • American Drama
  • One-act plays
  • Monologues
  • Acting
  • Auditions
  • Playwrighting
  • Musicals
Notable Call Number Ranges
Musical Theatre ML 102

Musical Scores
M 1507 - M 1508 (some in M 1503)

Theater Education
PN 2075 and PN 3171

Monologues & Audition Pieces
PN 2080

Sets & Scenery PN 2091

Costume Design PN 2067 and TT 507

Playwrighting PN 1661 / Screenwriting PN 1996

Complete listing of Theatre-related call number ranges in the PNs: LOC classification PN.pdf pdf
Library Contact
Picture: Katie Greer

Katie Greer
Associate Professor

Online Library Resources
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Drama Online
Includes monologues, ensemble and one-person plays; comedies, tragedies, historical as well as contemporary content. “Play Tools” include Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books for close study or for performance. Drama texts include material from student editions, scholarly works, the Arden Shakespeare Series, Methuen Drama, and Faber & Faber. New content is added regularly.
(Trial through November 12, 2016--give your feedback here!)

Theatre in Video
- Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.

Kresge Library E-books on Drama

Theatre Arts Databases at Kresge Library


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