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Drama: Books & e-Books

Useful Shelfmarks

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelfmark number. You'll find the number on the spine of each book. Here is a selection of shelfmarks for Drama:

Acting (theatre)  792.028

Drama (USA)  812.5

Drama (UK)  822

Performing arts  790

Performance art  700

Theatre: history and criticism  792.015


New Books

A Century of South African Theatre

Evaluates internationally known theatre makers,and highlights the local and transnational impact of major post-apartheid companies such as Magnet Theatre.

Theatre and Knowledge

Vividly demonstrates how questions of knowledge have long animated the theatre and continue to motivate some of its most innovative practices. 

Redefining Theatre Communities

Presents an array of emerging perspectives on the politics, ethics, and practices of community representation on the contemporary international theatre landscape.


A play about love, life and losing your mind, Wasted heralded the dramatic career of one of the UK's most exciting performance poets.