- BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS
- Bartelt, Chuck, and Barbara Bergeron, compilers. Variety Obituaries, 19051986. 11 vols. New York: Garland, 1989. Bloom, Ken. The Routledge Guide to Broadway. New York: Routledge, 2007. Bonin, Jane F. Prize-Winning American Drama: A Bibliographical and Descriptive Guide. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1973. Bordman, Gerald. American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama, 1869-1914. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.. American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama, 1914-1930. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.. The Oxford Companion to American Theatre. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.Bordman, Gerald, and Thomas S. Hischak. The Oxford Companion to American Theatre. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.Breed, Paul F., and Florence M. Sniderman, comp. and eds. Dramatic CriticismIndex: A Bibliography of Commentaries on Playwrights from Ibsen to the Avant Garde. Detroit: Gale Research, 1972.Brockett, Oscar, and Robert Findlay. Century of Innovation: A History of European and American Theatre and Drama since the Late Nineteenth Century. 2nd ed. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 1991.Bronner, Edwin J. The Encyclopedia of the American Theatre, 1900-1975. San Francisco: A. S. Barnes, 1980. Brown, T. Allston. History of the American Stage: Biographical Sketches of Nearly Every Member of the Profession That Has Appeared on the American Stage, from 1733 to 1870. New York: Burt Franklin, 1870; reprinted 1969. Browne, Walter, and E. De Roy Koch, eds. Who's Who on the Stage 1908. New York: B. W. Dodge, 1908.Bryan, George B. American Theatrical Regulation 1607-1900: Conspectus and Texts. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1993.. Stage Deaths: A Biographical Guide to International Theatre Obituaries, 1850-1990. 2 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1991.. Stage Lives: A Bibliography and Index to Theatrical Biographies in English. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1985.Bzowski, Frances Diodato, compiler. American Women Playwrights, 19001930: A Checklist. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1992.Cahn, Julius. Julius Cahn's Official Theatrical Guide, Volume 4: 1899-1900. New York: Empire Theatre Building, 1899.Cassell Companion to Theatre. London: Cassell, 1997.Chambers, Colin, ed. The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre. New York: Continuum, 2002.Demastes, William W., ed. American Playwrights, 1880-1945: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1995.Dickey, Jerry. Sophie Treadwell: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1997.Durham, Weldon B., ed. American Theatre Companies, 1749-1887. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1986.. American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1987.Gassner, John, and Edward Quinn, eds. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1969. Griffiths, Trevor R. The Ivan R. Dee Guide to Plays and Playwrights. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2003.Harbin, Billy J., Kim Marra, and Robert A. Schanke, eds. The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005.Hischak, Thomas S. Enter the Players: New York Stage Actors in the Twentieth Century. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 2003.Hixon, Don L., and Don A. Hennessee. Nineteenth-Century American Drama: A Finding Guide. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1977.Kennedy, Dennis, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance. 2 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.Krasner, David, ed. A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2005.Larson, Carl F. W. American Regional Theatre History to 1900: A Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1979.Leiter, Samuel L., ed. The Encyclopedia of the New York Stage, 1920-1930. 2 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1985.Mainiero, Lina, ed. American Women Writers. 4 vols. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1979.Mantle, Burns. The Best Plays of 1894 [and each subsequent year]. New York: Dodd, Mead.McGill, Raymond D. Notable Names in the American Theatre. Clifton, N.J.: James T. White, 1976.Meserve, Walter J. An Outline History of American Drama. New York: Feedback Books & Prospero Press, 1994.Moses, Montrose J., and John Mason Brown, eds. The American Theatre as Seen by Its Critics, 1752-1934. New York: W. W. Norton, 1934.Moyer, Ronald L. American Actors, 1861-1910: An Annotated Bibliography of Books Published in the United States in English from 1861 through 1976. Troy, N.Y.: Whitson, 1979.Nelson, Emmanuel S., ed. African American Dramatists: An A-to-Z Guide. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2004.The New York Times Directory of the Theater [1920-1970]. Introduction by Clive Barnes. New York: Arno Press, 1973.New York Times Theater Reviews, 1870-1930. 8 vols. New York: The New York Times & Arno Press, 1971-1975.New York Times Theater Reviews Index 1870-1919. New York: The New York Times & Arno Press, 1975.Odell, George C. D. Annals of the New York Stage. 15 vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1927-1949.Owen, Bobbi. The Broadway Design Roster: Designers and Their Credits.Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2003. Patterson, Michael. The Oxford Dictionary of Plays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.Pavis, Patrice. Dictionary of the Theatre: Terms, Concepts, and Analysis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.Perkins, George, Barbara Perkins, and Phillip Leininger, eds. Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.Peterson, Bernard L., Jr. The African American Theatre Directory, 1816-1960: A Comprehensive Guide to Early Black Theatre Organizations, Companies, Theatres, and Performing Groups. Foreword by Errol Hill. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1997.Ranald, Margaret Loftus. The Eugene O'Neill Companion. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.Rigdon, Walter, ed. The Biographical Encyclopaedia & Who's Who of the American Theatre. New York: James H. Heineman, 1966.Robinson, Alice M., Vera Mowry Roberts, and Milly S. Barranger, eds. Notable Women in the American Theatre: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1989.Sampson, Henry T. The Ghost Walks: A Chronological History of Blacks in Show Business, 1865-1910. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1988.Sherman, Robert L. Actors and Authors: With Composers and Managers Who Helped Make Them Famous: A Chronological Record and Brief Biography of Theatrical Celebrities from 1750 to 1950. Chicago: Robert L. Sherman, 1951.Stoddard, Richard. Stage Scenery, Machinery and Lighting: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1977.Whalon, Marion K. Performing Arts Research: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1976. Who Was Who in the Theatre: 1912-1976. 4 vols. Detroit: Gale Research (Omnigraphics), 1978.Wilmeth, Don B. The American Stage to World War I: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., 1978.Wilmeth, Don B., and Tice Miller. Cambridge Guide to American Theatre. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.. The Language of American Popular Entertainment: A Glossary of Argot, Slang, and Terminology. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1981.Woll, Alan. Dictionary of Black Theatre: Broadway, Off-Broadway and SelectedHarlem Theatre. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1983.
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