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DATABASE TRIAL: New Play Exchange


Click the logo above to try out this database and find up-to-the-minute new plays in full text.  Search by title, keyword, playwright, identity of characters (number, gender, ethnicity), identity of playwright, and more!  Find the perfect monologue for your acting class, a new play to direct for Upstage, and more.

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This guide will help you find relevant resources for Theatre Studies. It aims to point you to the most useful starting points for your research.

If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to Theatre Studies, please contact Laura O'Brien, Research and Instruction Librarian, at 781.283.3497 or

Featured Library Resources In Theatre Studies


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more precision inside a particular subject area, try the key databases on the Find Articles page.


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