Skip to Main Content


Some of the plays at FGCU Library

Place can be found by searching "playscript" in Eagle Search. Click on this link to view results.

Finding a Play

FGCU Library:
Check the FGCU Libraries Catalog for a script by either searching for it by Title or Publisher (Samuel French or Dramatist Play Service).  Additionally, search for a script by typing "playscript" and selecting SUBJECT from the drop down box to get a list of many of the playscripts in the library collection.

Borrow from other Florida Libraries
You can borrow plays from other Florida Libraries by doing a search in the union Catalog and selecting the Uborrow link.
Borrow from Worldcat (U.S. libraries)
In the Worldcat database, search by Title or Publisher (Samuel French or Dramatist Play Service) or playscript as subject.  Click. on a title, then select "send ILL request to FGCU".

Selecting a Play

Here are a few web sources to get you started.  The FGCU library also has many specialized books which list plays for a specific type of audience, cast, size, etc.  In the FGCU catalog use some of the following search terms: small-cast, short plays, one-act plays, plays for children, plays for young adults, black playwrights, etc.  Please contact the library for more suggestions.