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Theatre & Performance: Plays & Monologues

Key Acting Texts

Play Indexes & Databases

Use these resources to find play publication details, then check the library catalog to see if we have the play, anthology, or collection.

  • Find A Play |
    Search this database of over 12,000 plays by the terms that mean something to you-- number of characters, runtime, genre, and more.

  • The PlayFinder | Dramatists Play
    Find plays published by DPS, based on keyword searches.
  • InterPlay
    Search for plays within anthologies or collections.
    Search for scripts.
  • Play Index
    Call Number: Z5781 .P53
    Location: Library North 1 | Reference
  • Chicorel Theater Index to Plays in Anthologies and Collections, 1970-1976
    Call Number: Z5781 .C4846
    Location: Library North 1 | Reference
  • Index to Plays, 1800-1926
    Call Number: Z5781.A1 F5
    Location: Library North 1 | Reference

How to Find Monologues

The Ultimate Scene & Monologue Sourcebook: An Actor’s Guide to Over 1,000 Monologues and Scenes from More Than 300 Contemporary Plays
Call Number: PN2080 .H66 2007
Location: Library North 4

To find books of monologues in the library:

  1. Go to the GSU Library Catalog
  2. Select "Subject" from the drop-down menu
  3. Type "monologues" into the search box
  4. Click "FIND"

Here are a few examples of what you'll find:

College of the Arts Librarian

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Nedda Ahmed
Nedda Ahmed
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