Skip to main content
Banner Image

*Theatre

Visual & Performing Arts Librarian

Leah Sherman
Contact:
0027G Scholars Commons

Guide Author

This guide created by Caley Cannon (2009); updated by Jessica Evans Brady (2013) and Leah Sherman (2016.)

Ask a Librarian

Welcome!

Welcome to FSU Libraries' Theatre research guide!

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please contact me!

https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2014/08/29/05/00/theatre-430552_960_720.jpg

https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2014/08/29/05/00/theatre-430552_960_720.jpg

Catalog Tips and Tricks

These are my recommendations for your best bets in researching Theatre topics. For additional links and resources please see the navigation bar on the left side of this research guide.

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for serendipitous discovery of books in your subject area. Here are the call number ranges for Theatre:

  • GT (500) --- Costume, Dress, Fashion
  • GV (1580-1799.3) --- Dancing
  • M --- Music
  • NA (278.T5-6845) --- Fine Arts: Theaters, Architecture
  • PN (1530) --- Monologue
  • PN (1551) --- Dialogue
  • PN (1560-1590) --- Performing Arts; Show Business
  • PN (1585-1589) --- Centers for the Performing Arts
  • PN (1600-3307) --- Drama
  • PN (1720-1861) --- Theatre History
  • PN (1997) --- Plays and Scenarios
  • PN (2000-3307) --- Dramatic Representation
  • PN (2061-2071) --- Art of Acting
  • PN (2085-2091) --- The Stage and Accessories
  • PN (2131-2193) --- Theatre History by Period (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Modern)
  • PN (3175-3191) --- College and School Theatricals
  • PQ (500-591 and 1211-1241) --- French Literature and Drama
  • PQ (4133-4160 and 4227-4245) --- Italian Literature and Drama
  • PQ (6098.7-6129 and 6217-6241) --- Spanish Literature and Drama
  • PR (621-744 and 1241-1273) --- English Literature and Drama
  • PS (330-353 and 623-635) --- American Literature and Drama
  • PT (605-709 and 1251-1299) --- German Literature and Drama
  • TK (4399.T6 and 7881.9) --- Technology in the Theater

The following are just a few subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Acting
  • Actors
  • Actresses
  • African Americans -- Drama
  • American Drama
  • Auditions
  • Authors and the Theater
  • Comedy
  • Commedia dell'Arte
  • Community Theater
  • Costume
  • Drama
  • Dramatists
  • Experimental Theater
  • Feminism and Theater
  • Folk Drama
  • Historical Drama
  • Improvisation
  • Method Acting
  • Monologues
  • Motion Pictures and Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Performing Arts
  • Playwriting
  • Religion and Drama
  • Set Design
  • Stage Adaptations
  • State Directions
  • Stage Lighting
  • Summer Theater
  • Theatre and Society
  • Theater Critics
  • Theater History
  • Theater Management
  • Theatrical Makeup
  • Tragedy
  • Vaudeville

http://beets1278.blogspot.com/2012/10/boolean-logic-is-not-logical.html

Loading


Library Hours | Maps and Directions | Employment | Giving to the Libraries | The FSULib Blog | Library Homepage

© 2015 Florida State University Libraries | 116 Honors Way | Tallahassee, FL 32306 | (850) 644-2706