The Drama, Theatre, and Performing Arts collections at the library offer a wide range of support for researching your next production, whether you are a director, a playwright, a designer, a producer, or a performer. Here you can find easy links to stream recordings of live theater, dance, opera, and performance art; discover the library’s collections of physical and digital playscripts; and research the historical context of your performance. You can also discover the vast Yale Archives’ collection of amazing historical physical objects and manuscripts that might pertain to your research or inspire your creativity.

The Drama, Theatre, and Performing Arts Librarian is Erin Carney. You can contact her at

She can also connect you with other research experts depending on your production.