Play: live performance [from Direct communication using APA 5th ed.]
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Live performances of plays are not recoverable, so cannot be added to your reference list. If what you have watched is a recording of a live performance you can reference the recording (see separate page) because the recording is recoverable. However, you can cite a live performance in your text, and could include the details of the work, artists [director, and actors if relevant], location of the performance and the date.
Citation in Text
When John Gielgud directed Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Old Vic in 1967, the style of the production was ....
... in a performance of Alan Ayckborn's Norman Conquests at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2001, directed by R. J. Ridley, it was noticeable that ...