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Theater Arts: Finding Articles

A guide with resources on drama, the performing arts, and theater.

Getting Started

These online sources are good places to start your theater-related research. For quick reference, hold your mouse over a link for a brief description of the resource.

Appropriate subject terms include the following:
entertainment technology & design
performing arts
set design
theaters & cinemas
theater directors & producers

For more suggested sources, go to the tabs at the top of the page.


Electronic Journals


The Internet Magazine of Stage Reviews and Opinion


An online theater magazine of reviews, features, and annotated listings, published by Elyse Sommer. Includes reviews of current theater productions in Washington, D.C and London, England; current book reviews; quote databases; and information on upcoming plays and musicals in New York City.

Early Modern Literary Studies a journal of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature

A refereed journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area.

Playbill On-line

Includes theatre news, photos, playbill images, nationwide theatre listings (schedules, prices, addresses), industry information and job postings.

Théâtrales, Université du Québec à Montréal

Online theatre journal in French.