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The Collections

The Drama Library collects books, journals, and media in all periods of drama from Greek drama to the present, with an emphasis on modern and contemporary drama. The library concentrates on dramatic literature and theatre history, but also includes materials on:

  • Acting
  • Clothing and costume design
  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy
  • Lighting and set design
  • Movement
  • Theaters
  • Theory and criticism

Arrangement of Materials

  • Books are shelved by call number in the general stacks according to the Library of Congress classification system.


    Madison Sullivan (on leave until 10/3/2022)
    Fine and Performing Arts Librarian

    For reference help, please send message via Ask Us! and your question will be assigned to a team of arts and humanities librarians. For general information, call 206-543-5148

    Wheelchair access to the Drama Library - Room 145 Hutchinson

    • Door 1 access is limited to 8am-5pm Mon-Fri | ask the School of Drama office for assistance
    • Door 10 during library hours | please ring the bell for assistance