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Authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Scripts from Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, etc.; from rights holders; and from writers themselves, including Paul Schrader, Lawrence Kasdan, Gus Van Sant, Neil LaBute, Oliver Stone, etc.

252 plays, with biographical, production, and theatrical information, from the late 19th century to pressent.

Over 200 plays by 48 playwrights, more than half are previously unpublished or hard-to-find.

 Full texts of 1,500 plays written from colonial times to the present by American and Canadian women playwrights; includes previously unpublished plays.

Full text plays by dramatists such as Amiri Baraka, Noël Coward, Susan Glaspell, Langston Hughes, David Mamet, Eugene O’Neill,  Harold Pinter, Bernard Shaw, Neil Simon, Gertrude Stein, Tom Stoppard, Derek Walcott, August Wilson & others.

Play Indexes

Index to plays in collections, anthologies, and periodicals and in a variety of languages. Contains approximately 16,130 citations. After finding desired title, search in Five College Library Catalog.

1949 to present

Lists plays written from Antiquity to the present; includes plays published separately and in collections, with full publication details.