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a guide for theater students and faculty

Chronology of the production or production history

Production Photos

Finding production photos can be difficult to locate, depending the year of the production, how often the production was performed, and copyright issues, there are many things to consider when looking for photos. 

  • JSTOR - great place to start.
    • Advanced Search
    • Enter search terms and choose: CAPTIONS (from the drop down menu)
  • US Newsstream - reviews/images and criticism after 1980 from major US newspapers.
  • Search ALICE:  Hamlet AND (stage production OR production history)
  • Performing Arts Database (IIPA)  - You can limit by 'photograph', but notice you will have to open PDF in order to find the pix.