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THR 246 Sec. 01 (for Donnelly) Spring 2023

Library research guide.

Stage History

Finding the stage history, also known as the production history or performance history, of a play takes some detective work!

Resources to try:

George S. Kaufman - Stage History

  • George S. Kaufman
    • go to "Play Catalogue" link
      • under "Library of America Collection" click on "click here"
        • click on "You Can't Take It With You"
          • scroll down to "stage history"

Search The New York Times


  • The coverage in New York Times (The) database is from the 1980s to present.
  • There is older coverage, back 150 years, accessible in the New York Times Digital Edition.
    • at the very bottom of the web page go to the TimesMachine 


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