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Theatre & Acting

This is a guide to theatre and acting resources available at Triton College, including books and online resources, as well as resources available on the Internet.


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Library of Congress Classification of Books

Look for books under the call numbers beginning with:

PN1600-3307 Drama 
PN1635-1650 Relation to, and treatment of, special subjects 
PN1660-1693 Technique of dramatic composition 
PN1720-1861 History 
PN1865-1988 Special types 
PN1990-1992.92 Broadcasting 
PN1991-1991.9 Radio broadcasts
PN1992-1992.92 Television broadcasts
PN1992.93-19 92.95 Nonbroadcast video recordings 
PN1993-1999 Motion pictures 
PN1997-1997.85 Plays, scenarios, etc. 
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
PN2061-2071 Art of acting
PN2085-2091 The stage and accessories 
PN2131-2193 By period 
PN2131-2145 Ancient 
PN2152-2160 Medieval
PN2171-2179 Renaissance 
PN2181-2193 Modern 
PN2219.3-3030 Special regions or countries 
PN3035 The Jewish theater 
PN3151-3171 Amateur theater 
PN3175-3191 College and school theatricals 
PN3203-3299 Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc. 

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Suggested Keywords

  • Amateur theater
  • Authors and theater
  • Body image in the theater
  • Comedy
  • Copyright--Drama
  • Death in the theater
  • Dinner theater
  • Drama
  • Feminist theater
  • Gender identity in the theater
  • Intimacy in the theater
  • Masculinity in the theater
  • Masques
  • Melodrama
  • Monologue
  • Monsters in the theater
  • Moralities
  • Music in the theater
  • Passion-plays
  • Playwright
  • Race in the theater
  • Script
  • Sex role in the theater
  • Space and time in the theater
  • Theater audiences
  • Tragedy
  • Violence in the theater

Selected Books