Drama Online

Latest news: NHB Modern Plays (Nick Hern Books) now available to University of Sheffield. Nick Hern Books is one of the UK's leading specialist performing arts publishers, with plays, screenplays and theatre books in their catalogue. They also license most of their plays for amateur performance.

Drama Online offers full text plays from new and established writers together with scholarly notes, annotated texts, critical analysis and contextual information. To see what is currently in the collection visit the Plays listing page or the Playwrights & Practitioners page.

Signing up for a free personal account will allow you to make use of the personalisation tools, including saving searches and viewing your search history, bookmarking content, and making notes against the text.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Drama Online website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.

Please note that our subscription does not include the audio and video content such as LA Theatre Works, Globe on Screen, Stage on Screen, Hamlet the Film or Shakespeare in the Present.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eResource please call the Library HelpDesk on extension 27200 or email library@sheffield.ac.uk.