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Musicals of Stage and Screen: A Guide to Resources at the Library of Congress


The Library's E-resources Online Catalog offers a comprehensive list of databases, some of which are subscription databases available on-site at the Library (or at another institution that also subscribes).

The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Searching for Sheet Music

Searching for Plays

Searching The Oxford Companion to Music/Grove Music Dictionaries

Searching for Books, Articles, and Dissertations

Searching Newspaper Archives

Searching Industry Magazines

Searching for Recordings

Freely Available External Databases

The following databases provide substantial information on performance history for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and West End productions. While they are not Library of Congress-produced resources, these databases are free and available without a subscription.