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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Theatre and Dance

This Guide is meant to be a starting point for research in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion in theatre and dance

Books in the Library

american women playwrights

The Cambridge Guide to American Women Playwrights

This volume addresses the work of women playwrights throughout the history of the American theatre, from the early pioneers to contemporary feminists. Each chapter introduces the reader to the work of one or more playwrights and to a way of thinking about plays.


Call Number: PS338.W6 C36 1999

Modern Drama by Women

Modern Drama by Women

Modern Drama by Women 1880s-1930s offers the first direct evidence that women playwrights helped create the movement known as Modern Drama. It contains twelve plays by women from the Americas, Europe and Asia, spanning a national and stylistic range from Swedish realism to Russian symbolism. Six of these plays are appearing in their first English-language translation.

Call Number: PN6119.8 .M63 1996

forgotten leading ladies

Forgotten Leading Ladies of the American Theatre

Lives of Eight Female Players, Playwrights, Directors, Managers and Activists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Call Number: PN2285 .T8 1990

Seven Plays by Women

Seven Plays by Women: Female Voices, Fighting Lives


Call Number: PN6120.W6 S484 1991

Women Playwrights: the Best Plays of...


Call Number: PS628 .W6 W668

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The resources on this page are not a comprehensive list of everything that is available in the library.  To find more, try searching the catalog for a specific work or person or use search terms such as 'women directors,' 'female choreographers,' 'trans female performers,' or 'women in theatre and dance.'


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