Skip to main content

Musical Theatre: Books

Browsing guide for books on musical theatre

ML102 .M88     Musical theatre dictionaries and encyclopedias
ML410 .S95     Books about Gilbert and Sullivan
ML1700           Musical theatre and opera books
ML1711           American musical theatre and opera
ML1711.8 N3   Broadway musical theatre and NY Metropolitan Opera
ML2054           Musical theatre special topics
MT956            Practical/pedagogical books on musical theatre and opera

Books about Musical Theatre

Here are some Subject Headings you can use to search books about musicals. Click on any of these, or go to the Libraries' Catalog.  In Advanced Search, type one of these subject headings.  Then chose "as a phrase" and Subject Heading from the dropdown menus at the right, To limit your search to books about musicals, choose "Book" from the dropdown menu next to the word "Type" toward the bottom of the page.  

   Musicals

   Musicals--History and Criticism

   Musicals--Bibliography

   Musicals--Stories, plots, etc.

   Musicals--Librettos

   Musical--Production and Direction

   Musicals--Stage Guides

   Musicals--Auditions

   Musical Theater

   Musical Films

   Musical Films--History and Criticism

   Musical Films--United States--History and Criticism

Some useful reference books