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Theater Research

a guide for theater students and faculty

Welcome to Theater Research Guide

Welcome to the Theater Research Guide, your one stop shopping source for all things Theater.  

Finding Books, from ALICE to ILL (interlibrary loan)

Theater Journals with live links to journals "just search inside the journal directly!!

Databases for theater research 

Newspapers - good place to find reviews...

Plays - what do we have, how do I find?

Streaming sources - lots of theater productions on film

Monologues - how to find, where are they?  

Help with production history, and more!!!

General Background Information - Bios, Encyclopedias, Misc.

These resources are all FULL TEXT, and great places to start your research.  NOTE:  Encyclopedias and biographies are great ways to get started, but not considered as Scholarly or Academic sources.