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Drama: Asian American/Pacific Islander

Starting points for research in drama

Playwrights and Theatres

Library Resources

Asian American Drama * provides access to over 250 plays written by Asian American playwrights from the late 19th century to the present. Includes basic facts about each play as well such as first known production, production history, author biographical details, etc.

New Play Exchange * is a database that allows you to search for and discover plays using discrete indexing terms for facets like playwright demographics, cast information, themes, etc. Not only does it help you discover playwrights and plays (generally unpublished), but it also has full text for some plays.

North American Women's Drama * contains over 1,500 plays and related information such as playbills, production photographs, and ephemera.