When complete, this collection will contain more than 2,000 plays by American dramatists that chronicle the history and culture of America through its dramatic writing. At present, American Drama includes 1500 plays by dramatists such as Thomas Paine, Edward Hitchcock, and James Lawson.
This collection includes more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries (Adam Matthew).
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Asian Theatre, Aurora Metro Books, British, American and Australian Theatre, Classic Spring Oscar Wilde, Drama Online Core Collection, Critical Studies and Performance Practice, Currency Press, Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy on Screen, European Theatre, Focal Press Theatre Books, The Hollow Crown, Ken Rea's The Outstanding Actor, L.A. Theatre Works, National Theatre Collection 1, 2 & 3, Nick Hern Books, Oberon Books 1 & 2, Playwrights and Practitioners, Playwrights Canada Press, Shakespeare in the Present, Shakespeare Video Collection, Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 1 & 2, Shakespeare's Heroes and Villains, Stage on Screen, TCG Books, Theatre Making and Performance Training and Theatre Performance and Practice.
English Prose Drama contains more than 1,600 plays written by more than 350 different authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century. The database includes plays, masques, entertainments, and certain closet dramas.
This collection consists of "poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States. Among the gems of the collection are nearly 800 items (poems, novels, and plays) that have never been published before (Alexander Street Press)." This collection is part of ProQuest's World Literature Collection.
20th Century North American Drama contains 1,530 plays by 223 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.