You thought you were a citation master until you hit an MLA play citation roadblock. You’ve quickly discovered that you don’t know how to cite a play in MLA 8 correctly. In MLA style, you need to learn how to cite a play that is published, unpublished, live or even part of an anthology. To begin, you’ll need to include the playwright, act, scene and even line numbers, if they are available...
MLA Style is created by the Modern Language Association for use in humanities studies. The MLA Handbook is the official manual for MLA citation format style. As well, there is online access to MLA style rules. The eighth edition was published in 2016 and includes a major revision to MLA rules by introducing the container system using nine core elements. Middle schoolers and high schoolers will learn this style first in English and Language Arts classes. MLA is flexible and easy to use.
MLA Handbook, Eighth Edition