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About Black Drama


'This edition of Black Drama contains approximately 1200 plays by 200 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.

Some 440 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.' (from database homepage)

The full text in this database is linked from North American Theatre Online. Gift of Mary Wickes in honor of her parents Isabella & Frank Wickenhauser.

Sources See About the database.
Dates Covered Mid-1800's to the present.
Help Documents Available within database; click on Help.
Print Counterpart (backfiles) No print counterpart for the collection itself; individual works may be searched in the online catalog.
Provider Alexander Street Press
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
Need assistance with this database?
Contact the Olin Library Help Desk, at 935-5410, or your Subject Librarian.