Template:Infobox play

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Usage[change source]

To use the template, copy the following into an article and fill in the appropriate sections. There is no need to delete unwanted sections. All fields are optional.

Blank template[change source]

   
{{Infobox play
| name       = 
| image      = 
| image_size = 
| image_alt  = 
| caption    = 
| writer     =
| sources    = 
| chorus     = 
| characters = 
| mute       = 
| setting    = 
| premiere   = <!-- {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| place      = 
| orig_lang  = 
| series     = 
| subject    = 
| genre      = 
| web        = 
| playbill   = 
| ibdb_id    = 
| iobdb_id   = 
| theatricalia_id = 
}}

Parameters[change source]

{{Infobox play    
| name       = Title of play
| image      = Oldest image available if possible (filename only, e.g. Example.jpg)
| image_size = defaults to 200px
| image_alt  = Alternative text for the image
| caption    = A caption for the image
| writer     = The names of the author or authors (encloses lists with {{plainlist}})
| sources    = Source materials used in the composition of the work
| chorus     = The name of the (Greek) chorus character
| characters = List of other characters (encloses lists with {{plainlist}})
| mute       = List of characters that do not speak (encloses lists with {{plainlist}})
| setting    = The places and time where the play takes place
| premiere   = The date it was first performed; (see below)
| place      = The theatre and/or city it was first performed in
| orig_lang  = The language it was originally written in
| series     = List related plays if it is part of a series (encloses lists with {{plainlist}})
| subject    = The overall subject matter dealt with by the play
| genre      = The play's genre
| web        = URL of the official website
| playbill   = Playbill event number from http://www.playbill.com/events/listing/1.html
| ibdb_id    = Internet Broadway Database ID from http://www.ibdb.com/
| iobdb_id   = Lortel Archives Internet Off-Broadway database "show id" from http://www.lortel.org
| theatricalia_id = Theatricalia id from http://theatricalia.com/
}}   

Note: For the date of the première, use {{startdate}} for compatibility with the hCalendar microformat. For properties with multiple values, encloses lists with {{plainlist}}

Example[change source]

Agamemnon
The Murder Of Agamemnon - Project Gutenberg eText 14994.png
"The Murder Of Agamemnon"
Project Gutenberg
Written by Aeschylus
Chorus Elders of Argos
Characters
Setting Argos, before the royal palace
{{Infobox play 
| name       = Agamemnon
| image      = The Murder Of Agamemnon - Project Gutenberg eText 14994.png
| caption    = "The Murder Of Agamemnon"<br/>Project Gutenberg
| writer     = [[Aeschylus]]
| chorus     = Elders of [[Argos]]
| characters = {{plainlist|
*Watchman
*[[Clytemnestra]]
*Herald
*[[Agamemnon]]
*Messenger
*[[Cassandra]]
*[[Aegisthus]]
*Soldiers
*Servants
}}
| setting    = Argos, before the royal palace 
}}

Microformat[change source]

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat that makes event details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • attendee
  • contact
  • description
  • dtend
  • dtstart
  • location
  • organiser
  • summary
  • url
  • vevent
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.