Reed's plays and scripts are divided between the main library and the PARC. Plays in the PARC are, generally, English language works published between 1950 and the present. Since plays are given call numbers according to their language, author, and region of origin rather than genre ("play"), they can be difficult to browse, even within the PARC's single location.
The best (but imperfect) option for browsing in the catalog is to use the subject heading "Drama". Try adding a keyword to narrow the results.
If you know the title and/or author of the play, start with the Advanced Search in the library catalog:
Plays that are published in anthologies or periodicals, and monologues and scenes, can also be challenging to locate. Below are some strategies for finding these texts at Reed and beyond.
If you think a play has been published in an anthology or periodical, try the following:
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