Bibliography - Some full text
References to sources on literature, language, linguistics,
and folklore (1963-present). Also contains theater criticism.
(Literature Online) - Some full text
Provides texts, criticism, and search tools for the study of
English and American literature. Includes over 330,000 works
of poetry, prose, and drama from the 8th to the 21st century.
Academic - Full text
Lexis Nexis has full text of thousands of news publications.
For theater reviews, click on "News," and then "Arts & Sports."
Search the title of the play, narrowing by actor or director
if necessary. Choose the appropriate date range.
National Newspapers - Full text
Five full-text newspapers including New York Times (1999-present),
Wall Street Journal (1986-present), Washington Post
(1998-present), The Sun (Baltimore - 1991-present), Los
Angeles Times (1997-present).
JSTOR - Full text
Scholarly journal articles in the humanities and sciences.
Project Muse - Full text
Full-text journals in literature, performing arts, cultural
studies, education, political science, and more.
Didaskalia is an electronic resource and journal dedicated to
the study of ancient Greek and Roman drama and its reception.
A a clearinghouse for information about improvisational theatre.
Theatre Design Archive (http://www.teachingarts.org/resourceGallery/informational/readRecord$225)
The International Theatre Design Archive" is a venture of the
United States Institute for Theatre Technology whose mission
is to actively promote the advancement of knowledge and skills
in all aspects of design and production in the performing arts.
Play Service, Inc. (http://www.dramatists.com)
Includes Playfinder, a tool for identifying and purchasing specific
plays from DPS; Center Stage, which highlights noteworthy plays;
Page to Stage, listing selected play productions; and New Plays.
items in the library, such as books, magazines, journals, and
videos, use the Library
The following are examples of terms you can use when doing a
SUBJECT search for theater criticism resources
in the catalog. Just change the "Search by" selection
to "Subject," then type in one of the terms below to
see a listing of relevant subject headings linked to item records:
Theater study and teaching
Theater political aspects
Phantom of the Opera
Unless indicated, all of the following sources
are located in the REFERENCE section of the
library (first floor).
Cambridge Guide to TheatrePN2035.C27
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World DramaPN1625.M3
Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre PN2035.T3
The Performing Arts : A Guide to the Reference
LiteraturePN1584 .S56 1994
New York Theatre Critics' Reviews
PERIODICALS "Theatre critics' reviews brings you the complete reviews
from these New York publications and stations whenever covered
by the critic: New York Daily News, Wall Street Journal, Time,
New York Post, Women's Wear Daily, WABC-TV, CBS-TV, New York
Times, Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek."
New York Times Theatre ReviewsPN
Contains reprinted reviews for theatre productions as they appeared
in the New York Times. Arranged chronologically.
Reader's Guide to Periodical LiteratureABSTRACTS AND INDEXES
It's best to look under the name of the playwright for the full
citation. If you can't remember the name, check the heading
"Drama-Criticisms, plots, etc."