Drama Online features the pre-eminent drama titles from the Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare, and Faber lists to form a collection of the most studied, performed and critically acclaimed plays from the last two and a half thousand years.

It includes supporting practical, critical, and contextual works on acting and performance, theatre craft, technical theatre, critical interpretations, theatre history surveys, and major reference works on authors, movements, practitioners, periods, and genres.

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