Browse the shelves on the 5th floor in Rutherford Library. You will find plays in a range of call numbers, including:
If you prefer to search our online catalogue, some useful subject searches (in the "Advanced search") include:
See an example search here.
Select databases for finding play scripts
You can search our online search (in the “Advanced search”) or browse the shelves on the 5th floor in Rutherford Library to find DVD recordings of performances. Type the Keyword search term "videorecording" into All Fields, and then type in a Title or Author search term.
Check out our Audio & Video Subject Guide for more streaming content databases, including film and music. Select databases for finding streaming performances are:
Specialized collections found on the Alexander Street collection include:
Look for reviews in newspapers and periodicals (e.g. magazines, newsletters). You'll need at least some details about where or when a production happened, or the name of the director or company.
In addition to the periodicals databases listed on this page, check our Newspapers Subject Guide for links to databases indexing news periodicals from Canada and around the world.
A picture from the New York Telegraph, April 15 1926, with the caption: "A unique dance by Martha Graham, who for several years was premier danseuse with Ruth St. Denis."