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Musicals and Musical Theatre: Reference Books

Guide to locating vocal scores, cast recordings, librettos, and research sources for musicals and musical theatre
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2022 5:24 PM

Reference Books: Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Chronologies

Reference books with information about musicals, musical theatre, musical songs, performers and personnel, and theater buildings. Books are listed alphabetically by title.

Research Guides, Indexes, & Bibliographies

Research guides and indexes: these books do not contain information about any particular musical--they point you to sources that do. Recommended for advanced research and background information.


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