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THEA 210W Reading for Performance (Fort)

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Books and Videos

The Woodruff Library has a large selection of books and videos pertaining to technical theater and theatrical production in general. They are findable in Library Search. We also welcome your requests and suggestions for titles to purchase. Contact James Steffen, the Theater Subject Librarian, at or use one of our purchase request forms.

Here is a sample list of Library of Congress subject headings, some of which pertain equally to books and videos (visual materials). When you view catalog records in Library Search, these subject headings display as active links pointing to other items with the same subject.


Costume design

Costume designers--Interviews


Musical theater--Production and direction

Set designers

Stage management

Scene painting

Stage lighting

Stage lighting designers

Stage machinery

Stage props

Theater--Production and direction

Theaters--Electronic sound control


Theaters--Sound effects

Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery

Theatrical producers and directors--Interviews