Brown, John Mason. Dramatis Personae: A Retrospective Show. New York: Viking Press, 1963. This comprehensive history of the American theater in the twentieth century also covers the long career of Marc Connelly in theater, radio, and Hollywood.
Daniel, Walter C. “De Lawd”: Richard B. Harrison and “The Green Pastures.” New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. In this volume, Daniel reviews African American contributions to the American theater and the role of Connelly in stage history.
Harriman, Margaret Case. The Vicious Circle: The Story of the Algonquin Round Table. New York: Rinehart, 1951. A glimpse into Connelly’s years with the Algonquin Round Table.
Nolan, Paul T. Marc Connelly. New York: Twayne, 1969. Nolan provides a concise but useful study of the colorful author and supplements his book with a useful bibliography.
Quinn, Arthur Hobson. A History of the American Drama from the Civil War to the Present Day. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1964. This standard account includes some material on Connelly and his era.
Wainscott, Ronald H. The Emergence of the Modern American Theater, 1914-1929. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1997. This wide-ranging study of American theater looks at topics such as American expressionism and examines George Kaufman and Connelly’s Beggar on Horseback.
Woollcott, Alexander. The Enchanted Aisles. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1924. A glimpse into Connelly’s years with the Algonquin Round Table.