The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (printed book)
Located in Hamilton Reference, click on title for call number.
Essential information on 1,000 well-known plays in world theatre. Each entry includes details of the title, author, date of writing, date of first performance, genre, setting, and composition of cast; plot summary, and brief commentary. Around 80 major plays are treated in detail, Genres covered include: burlesque, comedy, farce, historical drama, kabuki, masque, melodrama, morality play, mystery play.