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The script collection consists of over 7700 items (complete listing by title). Scripts are kept in a special section on the third floor which is labeled as Newman Scripts in Addison.. There are a number of means to search for script in Addison, however none allow for limiting to items in the Scripts section. Scripts can be searched by title or author. A number of Library of Congress subject headings will lead to scripts:

  • Amateur plays
  • Amateur theatre
  • Bible plays
  • Children's plays
  • College and school drama
  • College musicals
  • College theatre
  • Commedia dell'arte
  • Drama
  • Drama collections
  • Historical drama
  • Improvisation (Acting)
  • Monodramas
  • Monologues
  • Television plays

The subheadings drama and juvenile drama will lead to many scripts. Use the advanced search screen and limit to search type Subject, enter drama or juvenile drama and then enter any additional search terms.


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Mon-Thur: open 24 hours*
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Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

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