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Book Sources: Theater - the 1950s
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6 plays, by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Call Number: ML49.R691 S6
Oklahoma! (1943)--Carousel (1945)--Allegro (1947)--South Pacific (1949)--The King and I (1951)--Me and Juliet (1953)
Best American Plays
Call Number: PS634 .B561
Covers: 1945/51; 1951/57; 1957/63; 1963/67; 1967/73
Best American Plays ; supplementary volume, 1918-1958
Call Number: PS634 .B561 S 1918/58
Call Number: PN6112 .B561
A collection of plays by year.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Call Number: PS3545.I5365 C3
Collected Plays, 1944-1961 (Arthur Miller)
Arthur Miller; Tony Kushner (Editor)
Call Number: PS3525.I5156 A6 2006
The Collected Plays of Edward Albee
Call Number: PS3551 .L25 2004
v. 1. 1958-65
v. 2. 1966-77
v. 3. 1979-2003
New Voices in the American Theatre
Call Number: PS634 .N532
A Streetcar Named Desire (1947); Death of a Salesman (1949); Come Back, Little Sheba (1950); The Seven Year Itch (1952); Tea and Sympathy (1953); The Caine Mutiny Court-martial (1954)
Plays by American Women, 1930-1960
Judith E. Barlow (Editor)
Call Number: PS628.W6 P53 2001
A Raisin in the Sun
Call Number: PS3515.A515 R3 1995
A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a middle- class African American family living on Chicago's Southside in the 1950s.
Twelve American Plays, 1920-1960
Richard Corbin and Miriam Balf (editors)
Call Number: PS634.C791 T9
Waiting for Godot; Tragicomedy in 2 acts
Call Number: PQ2603.E378 E55
Translated from his original French text by the author
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