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PlaysEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadHamlet <instance of> play-
authorP50Itemauthor: main creator(s) of a written work (use on works, not humans); use P2093 when Wikidata item is unknown or does not existHamlet <author> William Shakespeare-
librettistP87Itemlibrettist: author of the libretto (words) of an opera, operetta, oratorio or cantata, or of the book of a musicalThe Marriage of Figaro <librettist> Lorenzo Da Ponte-
possible creatorP1779Itemcreator: for a creative work with considerable uncertainty about the authorRampin Rider <possible creator> Rampin Master-
attributed toP1773Itemcreator: uncertain but considered creator of an artworkPortrait of a man <attributed to> Albrecht Dürer-
contributor(s) to the creative work or subjectP767Itemcontributor: person or organization that contributed to a subject: co-creator of a creative work or subjectDiscworld Noir <contributor(s) to the creative work or subject> Terry Pratchettcontributed to creative work
choreographerP1809Itemchoreographer: person(s) who did the choreographyFlames of Paris <choreographer> Vasili Vainonen-
composerP86Itemcomposer: person(s) who wrote the music [for lyricist, use "lyrics by" (P676)]Madama Butterfly <composer> Giacomo Puccini-
commissioned byP88Itemcommissioner: person or organization that commissioned this workArc de Triomphe <commissioned by> Napoleon-
titleP1476Monolingual textoriginal title and title: published title of a work, such as a newspaper article, a literary work, a website, or a performance workHamlet <title> Hamlet-
subtitleP1680Monolingual textsubtitle: for works, when the title is followed by a subtitleLes Rougon-Macquart <subtitle> Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire-
language of work or nameP407Itemlanguage: language associated with this creative work (such as books, shows, songs, or websites) or a name (for persons use P103 and P1412)Autobiografia di Alice Toklas (translation) <language of work or name> Italian-
inceptionP571Point in timedate of establishment: date or point in time when the subject came into existence as definedSociety of Jesus <inception> dissolved, abolished or demolished
movementP135Itemcultural movement: literary, artistic, scientific or philosophical movement associated with this person or workMax Horkheimer <movement> Frankfurt School-
genreP136Itemgenre: creative work's genre or an artist's field of work (P101). Use main subject (P921) to relate creative works to their topicWinter in Wartime <genre> war film-
main subjectP921Itemtopic: primary topic of a work (see also P180: depicts)Marina <main subject> Rocco Granata-
based onP144Itembased on: the work(s) used as the basis for subject itemA <based on> Αderivative work
inspired byP941Itemwork, human, place or event which inspired this creative work or fictional entityThe Matrix <inspired by> Alice's Adventures in Wonderland-
after a work byP1877Itemartist whose work strongly inspired/ was copied in this itemThe bellows repairer <after a work by> Hieronymus Bosch-
charactersP674Itemfictional character: characters which appear in this item (like plays, operas, operettas, books, comics, films, TV series, video games)Les Misérables <characters> Cosettepresent in work
narrative locationP840Itemgeographic setting of film: the narrative of the work is set in this locationPaul et Virginie <narrative location> Mauritius Island-
used metreP2551Itemmetre: rhythmic structure of the poetic text or musical piecePunica <used metre> dactylic hexameter-
number of parts of this work of artP2635Quantitythe number of parts that a work of art consists ofThe Albatross <number of parts of this work of art>stanza-
intended publicP2360Itemtarget audience: this work, product, object or event is intended for, or has been designed to that person or group of people, animals, plants, etcNaive Set Theory <intended public> teenager-
has editionP747Itemversion, edition, or translation, translation and source text: link to an edition of this itemPride and Prejudice <has edition> Pride and Prejudiceedition or translation of
award receivedP166Itemaward and category of award: award or recognition received by a person, organisation or creative workJehan Sadat <award received> Pearl S. Buck Awardwinner
nominated forP1411Itemaward nomination received by a person, organisation or creative work (inspired from "award received" (Property:P166))Arctic Monkeys <nominated for> Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Albumnominee
Theatricalia play IDP1242External identifierTheatricalia: identifier for a theatrical work, in the Theatricalia databaseFrozen <Theatricalia play ID> 834-
Internet Broadway Database show IDP1219External identifierInternet Broadway Database: identifier for a play or other work (which may have had 1 or more productions)The Tempest <Internet Broadway Database show ID> 8555-

Edition of a playEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 instead <instance of> version, edition, or translation-
edition or translation ofP629Itemversion, edition, or translation: is an edition or translation of this entityPride and Prejudice <edition or translation of> Pride and Prejudicehas edition
language of work or nameP407Itemlanguage: language associated with this creative work (such as books, shows, songs, or websites) or a name (for persons use P103 and P1412)Autobiografia di Alice Toklas (translation) <language of work or name> Italian-
authorP50Itemauthor: main creator(s) of a written work (use on works, not humans); use P2093 when Wikidata item is unknown or does not existPride and Prejudice <author> Jane Austen-
translatorP655Itemtranslator: person who adapts a creative work to another languageAutobiografia di Alice Toklas (translation) <translator> Cesare Pavese-
illustratorP110Itemillustrator: person drawing the pictures in a bookThe Little Prince <illustrator> Antoine de Saint-Exupery-
contributor(s) to the creative work or subjectP767Itemcontributor: person or organization that contributed to a subject: co-creator of a creative work or subjectDiscworld Noir <contributor(s) to the creative work or subject> Terry Pratchettcontributed to creative work
titleP1476Monolingual textoriginal title and title: published title of a work, such as a newspaper article, a literary work, a website, or a performance workNature <title> Nature-
subtitleP1680Monolingual textsubtitle: for works, when the title is followed by a subtitleLes Rougon-Macquart <subtitle> Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire-
edition numberP393Stringnumber of this edition (first, second, ... as 1, 2, ...) of a book or event2006 Winter Olympics <edition number> 20-
place of publicationP291Itemplace of publication: geographical place of publication of the edition (use 1st edition when referring to works)Le petit prince <place of publication> New York City-
publisherP123Itempublisher: organization or person responsible for publishing books, periodicals, games or softwareThe Oxford English Dictionary <publisher> Oxford University Press-
publication dateP577Point in timedate of publication: date or point in time when a work was first published or releasedThe Gold Rush <publication date> -
printed byP872Itemorganization or person who printed the creative work (if different from "publisher")Gutenberg Bible <printed by> Johannes Gutenberg-
number of pagesP1104Quantitypage: number of pages in an edition of a written workThe Diary of a Young Girl <number of pages> 223-
ISBN-10P957External identifierInternational Standard Book Number: identifier for a book (edition), ten digitHamlet, Prince of Denmark <ISBN-10> 0-521-22151-X-
ISBN-13P212External identifierInternational Standard Book Number: identifier for a book (edition), thirteen digitLa Fraternité de l'Anneau <ISBN-13> 978-2-267-02700-6-


Theatrical productionEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadMoscow Art Theatre production of The Seagull <instance of> theatrical production-
native labelP1705Monolingual textnative label: label for item in its official or original languageDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <native label> "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (German)"-
language of work or nameP407Itemlanguage: language associated with this creative work (such as books, shows, songs, or websites) or a name (for persons use P103 and P1412)Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <language of work or name> German-
based onP144Itembased on: the work(s) used as the basis for subject itemDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <based on> The Captain of Köpenickderivative work
premiere typeP4634Itempremière: indicates the premiere type (world premiere, language premiere, country premiere) of a performing arts productionEine kleine Stadt <premiere type> language premiere-
has parts of the classP2670Itemhas part of class: the subject instance has parts of the object class (the subject is usually not a class)L'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <has parts of the class> guest performance-
directorP57Itemdirector: director(s) of film, TV-series, stageplay, video game or similarDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <director> Leonard Steckel-
musical conductorP3300Itemconductor and music director: the person who directs a musical group, orchestra or chorusOrfeó Català <musical conductor> Simon Halsey-
production companyP272Itemproduction company: company that produced this film, audio or performing arts workDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <production company> Schauspielhaus Zürich-
producerP162Itemfilm producer and record producer: person(s) who produced the film, musical work, theatrical production, etc. (for film, this does not include executive producers, associate producers, etc.) [for production company, use P272, video games - use P178]Bambi <producer> Walt Disney-
authorP50Itemauthor: main creator(s) of a written work (use on works, not humans); use P2093 when Wikidata item is unknown or does not existPride and Prejudice <author> Jane Austen-
cast memberP161Itemactor, film actor, television actor, opera singer, ballet dancer, stage actor, animal actor, performing artist, seiyū, cast member, pornographic actor and radio actor: actor in the subject production [use "character role" (P453) and/or "name of the character role" (P4633) as qualifiers] [use "voice actor" (P725) for voice-only role]L'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <cast member> Louis Jouvet-
choreographerP1809Itemchoreographer: person(s) who did the choreographyFlames of Paris <choreographer> Vasili Vainonen-
composerP86Itemcomposer: person(s) who wrote the music [for lyricist, use "lyrics by" (P676)]Madama Butterfly <composer> Giacomo Puccini-
production designerP2554Itemproduction designer: production designer(s) of this motion picture, play, video game or similarGone with the Wind <production designer> William Cameron Menzies-
costume designerP2515Itemcostume designer: person who designed the costumes for a film, television programme, etcThe Great Gatsby <costume designer> Catherine Martin-
lyrics byP676Itemlyricist: author of song lyrics; also use P86 for music composerDe clowns <lyrics by> Herman van Veen-
locationP276Itemlocation: location of the item, physical object or event is within. In case of an administrative entity use P131. In case of a distinct terrain feature use P706.Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <location> Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich)-
time periodP2348Itemera, season, sports season and historical period: time period (historic period or era, sports season, theatre season, legislative period etc.) in which the subject occurredDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <time period> European Theater Season 1947/48-
date of first performanceP1191Point in timepremière: date a work was first debuted, performed or live-broadcastedDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <date of first performance> "18 October 1947"-
location of first performanceP4647Itempremière: location where a work was first debuted, performed or broadcastedDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <location of first performance> Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich)-
significant eventP793Itemkey event: significant or notable events associated with the subjectDennewitz <significant event> Battle of Dennewitz-
end timeP582Point in timeend time: time an item ceases to exist or a statement stops being validBaroque <end time> 1750s
date QS:P,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/8
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movementP135Itemcultural movement: literary, artistic, scientific or philosophical movement associated with this person or workMax Horkheimer <movement> Frankfurt School-
intended publicP2360Itemtarget audience: this work, product, object or event is intended for, or has been designed to that person or group of people, animals, plants, etcNaive Set Theory <intended public> teenager-
durationP2047Quantityduration: length of time of an event or processLa Grande Vadrouille <duration> 132 minute-
award receivedP166Itemaward and category of award: award or recognition received by a person, organisation or creative workJehan Sadat <award received> Pearl S. Buck Awardwinner
nominated forP1411Itemaward nomination received by a person, organisation or creative work (inspired from "award received" (Property:P166))Arctic Monkeys <nominated for> Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Albumnominee
Internet Broadway Database production IDP1218External identifierInternet Broadway Database: identifier for a specific run of a showThe Crucible <Internet Broadway Database production ID> 2211-

A specific representationEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <instance of> première-
representation ofP4646Itemperforming arts production: performing arts production the item is a representation ofDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <representation of> Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick)-
point in timeP585Point in timepoint in time: time and date something took place, existed or a statement was trueDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <point in time> "18 October 1947"-
locationP276Itemlocation: location of the item, physical object or event is within. In case of an administrative entity use P131. In case of a distinct terrain feature use P706.Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <location> Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich)-

A series of representations (e.g. the subset of the performances of a performing arts production taking place at the same venue)Edit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadL'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <instance of> series of performances-
has parts of the classP2670Itemhas part of class: the subject instance has parts of the object class (the subject is usually not a class)L'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <has parts of the class> guest performance-
representation ofP4646Itemperforming arts production: performing arts production the item is a representation ofDer Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick) <representation of> Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (The Captain of Köpenick)-
locationP276Itemlocation: location of the item, physical object or event is within. In case of an administrative entity use P131. In case of a distinct terrain feature use P706.L'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <location> Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich)-
date of first performanceP1191Point in timepremière: date a work was first debuted, performed or live-broadcastedL'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <date of first performance> "11 February 1941"-
time periodP2348Itemera, season, sports season and historical period: time period (historic period or era, sports season, theatre season, legislative period etc.) in which the subject occurredL'école des femmes (The School for Wives) <time period> European Theater Season 1940/41-
  • To be used for guest performances consisting of several representations. If there is no Wikidata item (yet) for the performing arts production the series of representations is associated with, further properties may be used to provide additional information (see the properties used for performing arts productions). The same goes if the values of some properties differ from the ones given for the production (e.g. changing cast members).

Theatre SeasonsEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadEuropean Theater Season 1938/39 <instance of> European Theater Season-
start timeP580Point in timestart time: time an item begins to exist or a statement starts being validEuropean Theater Season 1938/39 <start time> "1 August 1938"-
end timeP582Point in timeend time: time an item ceases to exist or a statement stops being validEuropean Theater Season 1938/39 <end time> "31 July 1939"-

VenuesEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadAlmeida Theatre <instance of> theatre-
named afterP138Itemeponym and memorial society: entity or event that inspired the subject's name, or namesake (in at least one language)Camembert <named after> Camembert-
date of official openingP1619Point in timeopening ceremony and opening: date or point in time an event, museum, theater etc. officially openedAl Mazar Commercial Centre <date of official opening> date of official closure
maximum capacityP1083Quantityseating capacity: number of people allowed for a venue or vehicleBrisbane Stadium <maximum capacity> 52,500-
located at street address (DEPRECATED)P969Stringuse P6375 insteadWhite House <located at street address (DEPRECATED)> 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500 U.S.-
located in the administrative territorial entityP131Itemadministrative territorial entity: the item is located on the territory of the following administrative entity. Use P276 (location) for specifying the location of non-administrative places and for items about eventsSeattle <located in the administrative territorial entity> King County-
located on streetP669Itemstreet: street, road, or square, where the item is located. To add the number, use Property:P670 "street number" as qualifier. Use property P6375 if there is no item for the streetWhite House <located on street> Pennsylvania Avenue-
countryP17Itemcountry: sovereign state of this item; don't use on humansWusung Radio Tower <country> People's Republic of China-
official websiteP856URLofficial website and home page: URL of the official homepage of an item (current or former) [if the homepage changes, add an additional statement with preferred rank. Do not remove the former URL]Facebook <official website> https://www.facebook.com-
Internet Broadway Database venue IDP1217External identifierInternet Broadway Database: identifier for a theatre or other venue in the IBDBAmerican Airlines Theatre <Internet Broadway Database venue ID> 1349-
Theatricalia theatre IDP2468External identifierTheatricalia: identifier for a theatre, in the theatricalia.com databaseBirmingham Repertory Theatre <Theatricalia theatre ID> 7c-

Individual StagesEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadMain Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich) <instance of> stage-
part ofP361Itempart: object of which the subject is a part (it's not useful to link objects which are themselves parts of other objects already listed as parts of the subject). Inverse property of "has part" (P527, see also "has parts of the class" (P2670)).Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich) <part of> Schauspielhaus Zürichhas part
locationP276Itemlocation: location of the item, physical object or event is within. In case of an administrative entity use P131. In case of a distinct terrain feature use P706.Main Stage (Schauspielhaus Zurich) <location> Schauspielhaus Zürich-
named afterP138Itemeponym and memorial society: entity or event that inspired the subject's name, or namesake (in at least one language)Camembert <named after> Camembert-
date of official openingP1619Point in timeopening ceremony and opening: date or point in time an event, museum, theater etc. officially openedAl Mazar Commercial Centre <date of official opening> date of official closure
maximum capacityP1083Quantityseating capacity: number of people allowed for a venue or vehicleBrisbane Stadium <maximum capacity> 52,500-

AwardsEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadTony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical <instance of> theatre award-
subclass ofP279Itemsubclass of: all instances of these items are instances of those items; this item is a class (subset) of that item. Not to be confused with P31 (instance of)Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical <subclass of> Tony Award-
inceptionP571Point in timedate of establishment: date or point in time when the subject came into existence as definedSociety of Jesus <inception> dissolved, abolished or demolished
countryP17Itemcountry: sovereign state of this item; don't use on humansWusung Radio Tower <country> People's Republic of China-
official websiteP856URLofficial website and home page: URL of the official homepage of an item (current or former) [if the homepage changes, add an additional statement with preferred rank. Do not remove the former URL]Facebook <official website> https://www.facebook.com-

PeopleEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadBen Whishaw <instance of> human-
occupationP106Itemprofession and occupation: occupation of a person; see also "field of work" (Property:P101), "position held" (Property:P39)Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio <occupation> writer-
award receivedP166Itemaward and category of award: award or recognition received by a person, organisation or creative workJehan Sadat <award received> Pearl S. Buck Awardwinner
nominated forP1411Itemaward nomination received by a person, organisation or creative work (inspired from "award received" (Property:P166))Arctic Monkeys <nominated for> Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Albumnominee
Internet Broadway Database person IDP1220External identifierInternet Broadway Database: identifier for personnel on BroadwayAnton Chekhov <Internet Broadway Database person ID> 4213-
CESAR person IDP2340External identifieridentifier for a person in the CESAR database of French theatre of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuriesCatherine-Marie-Jeanne Quinault-Dufresne <CESAR person ID> 307207-
Theatricalia person IDP2469External identifierTheatricalia: identifier for a person, in the Theatricalia databaseDenis Martin <Theatricalia person ID> t4z-

OtherEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
Theaterlexikon der Schweiz online IDP1362External identifierTheaterlexikon der Schweiz: identifier in the online edition of the Theater Dictionary of SwitzerlandGottfried Keller <Theaterlexikon der Schweiz online ID> Gottfried_Keller-