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THEA 5351: Theatre Scholarship/Research Methods

Course guide for THEA 5351: Theatre Scholarship/Research Methods

Theatre subject headings

Many of the theatre-related materials in our library are organized by subject according the the system developed by the Library of Congress.  However, that doesn't mean that all of the theatre resources are found in the same part of the building! Here is a sample list of theater-related subject headings. These links will take you to the materials collected under each subject heading via OneSearch, the library's interface to our collections. This list will also introduce you to some of the commonly used vocabulary (and at times the peculiar way theatre materials are labeled in libraries. For physical materials housed in the libraries, be sure to pay attention to the location and call number when you're looking at specific resources.

 

Sample Theatre-Related Subject Headings

You can also search for individual playwrights and other people as subjects, as well as organizations such as theater companies:

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