Do you ever get frustrated by the bare-bones theatre sections of most book stores? You suspect that there must be some great little bookstore, probably in New York, that has exactly what you need. But how to get there, and how to find it?
Wonder no more. We know that bookstore and we've arranged to put its entire 11,000-title inventory of playscripts at your fingertips. Playbill On-Line has brought online The Drama Book Shop, the legendary theatrical bookstore in the Broadway Theatre District. To search their catalog, click on the Drama Book Shop logo on the home page of the Playbill On-Line website.
The Drama Book Shop has been serving the theatre community for 74 years, making it the oldest bookstore of its kind. Located one block from Times Square, the store stocks a total of 40,000 titles dealing not only with playscripts, but with all aspects of the performing arts including dance, film, musical theatre, design, costume, and puppets. Also: dialect tapes, vocal scores, and videos devoted to dance, film, circuses, magic, puppets, musical theatre, all facets of design, including costumes, lighting, furniture, and makeup.
You can order titles from anywhere in the world at:
The Drama Book Shop, Inc.
723 7th Ave. (Corner of West 48th St., 2nd floor)
New York, NY 10019
Mon.-Fri. 9:30 AM-7 PM (Wed. To 8 PM)
Sat. 10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sun. noon-5 PM (212) 944-0595