Search over 30,000 plays written from
Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. An
invaluable aid to finding the perfect plays to match your production
resources, Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or
translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse,
puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.
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