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This page is intended as a guide to researching music theatre.
You can also browse the stacks to find scores and librettos, which are shelved alphabetically by title in the following sections:
Scores for stage musicals (complete work): M1500-1504
Scores for film musicals (complete work): M1527
Librettos for stage musicals: ML48-50
Librettos for film musicals: ML 52
Search the Catalog
To find scores in the library catalog, you can do a keyword search using the last name of the composer and the name of the musical or song you are looking for. Then on the results screen on the left side of the page under Resource Type, limit your results to "Scores". You can also limit by location and author (and other things).
To find librettos in the library catalog, do a keyword search for the name of the show and the word librettos.
Lists over 4800 American musicals, including Broadway, off-Broadway, off-off Broadway, regional shows, touring shows, vaudeville, burlesque, tv and film musicals from 1877 to 1995. Includes indexes by song title and by personnel.