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THEA 260: History of Musical Theatre

Welcome to the Library Resource Page for THEA 260: History of Musical Theatre

This guide is intended to help you locate information for your research and to complete your assignments. 

If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane, by email at: or by phone at 316-978-5078.

For more information on other musical theatre-related issues, please explore the: WSU Libraries subject guide for Theatre and the WSU Libraries subject guide for Music                    


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Online Resources

Due to the pandemic, it is advisable to request materials from the library in advance by placing a hold for each title you would like to use. You will be notified when your items are ready to pick up in Ablah Library.

To place a hold through the catalog: Click here for instructions

Some selected titles:

Streamed videos are occasionally missing from the online catalog, therefore, you may want to search the following streaming databases:

Theatre in Performance currently contains the following musicals:

Kiss Me Kate, Pirates of Penzance (Kline/Ronstadt), Sweeney Todd (LuPone/Harris, concert version), Company, Hans Brinker, Candide, Follies in Concert, Old Hats, The Woodsman, Daddy Long Legs, Falsettos, and She Loves Me

Films on Demand contains: Oklahoma!, (listed as "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma"), Kiss Me Kate (from 2000), Hans Brinker, the Mikado, Way Down South, and Camelot



Some select titles about American Musical Theatre:

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