Harvard Solent style references

Live performances

Play performance



Type of source

Play Performance

In text reference

Porter's (2017) depiction of librarians.....

Reference list format

AUTHOR SURNAME, Initial., Year of Performance.  Title of play [live performance].  Dir. INITIAL. DIRECTOR SURNAME.  Place of performance: Performance venue.  Date of performance

*Note: Director is abbreviated to dir.

Reference list example 

PORTER, H. 2017.  Lost in the Library [live performance].  Dir. P. JONES. Southampton: Solent Theatre.  23 May 2017

NOTE:

If no author/director/company is clearly given, enter the play by title in your in text reference and remove the author and director from the full reference. 

In text reference

As seen in Good times (2018), the role of the lead actor…

Reference list example  Good times [live performance], 2018.  Southampton: Solent Hall.  5th July 2018




Type of source

Streamed or recorded performance viewed online

In text reference

This was evident in Ibsen (2012) .....

Reference list format

AUTHOR SURNAME, Initial., Year of Performance.  Title of play [live performance].  Dir. INITIAL. DIRECTOR SURNAME.  Place of performance [if known]: Performance venue [if known].  Date of performance if known [viewed date].  Available from: Platform name or URL 

Reference list example 

IBSEN, H., 2012.  A doll’s house [live performance].  Dir. C. CRACKNELL.  London: Young Vic Theatre.  17 & 18 July [viewed 9 July 2018].  Available from: Digital Theatre Plus