Chronicles, in order by opening, every Broadway comedy and drama, 1869-2000, offering a plot synopsis,principal players, and important statistics.
The Colonial American Stage, 1665-1774
Call Number: PN2237 .J64 2001
Publication Date: 2002
Drawing upon newspapers, contemporary correspondence and diaries, playbills, and governmental documents, presents a day-by-day calendar of every known performance by a professional or amateur company or solo performer and all related information from the beginning of the colonial period to the closing of the theaters at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in October of 1774.
American Theatre Companies, 1749-1887 by Weldon B. Durham
Call Number: REF PN2237 .A43 1986
Publication Date: 1986
Organized alphabetically by company (with cross-references for alternative names), entries consist of two parts: a discussion of the history, commercial and artistic significance, and repertory of the company; lists of personnel (including managers, designers, technicians, and performers), works produced (selective if a full list has been published), and selected scholarship and manuscript or archival material. Each volume concludes with two appendixes: a chronology of theater companies; a list by state. Indexed in each volume by persons and play titles.