Find information about topics related to theatre, including articles, play or film reviews, costumes, and many other information resources.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014
Use the DATABASES below to find articles in theatre.
Full-text articles from journals, running back many years. Does not contain the most recent 3 to 5 years.
Has Theatre Journal, full-text, from 1979 to 2003. (Recent issues are in Project Muse, see below).
- Project MUSE - Humanities Collection
Has full-text articles from humanities (arts, theater, English, etc.)
Often has the more recent journal coverage of journals also found in JSTOR.
- Humanities Source
Contains scholarly articles for theatre as well as arts, film, dance, and other related topics.
- Look for the Sign In link in the blue bar at the top of any EBSCOhost database.
- Add searches and individual articles to your folder.
- Access saved content from anywhere!
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- Academic Search Complete
Contains both magazines and peer-reviewed/scholarly journal articles related to all topics, including theatre.
- Academic OneFile
Another database containing articles in almost any subject.
To limit results to scholarly articles, click on the "Limit Results" to peer-reviewed publications.
- MLA International Bibliography
THE most comprehensive database for literature and language research. Not all articles are full-text, so you may have to use interlibrary loan.
Includes chapters from books and dissertations.
- Literature Resource Center
It contains biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on literary figures from all time periods writing in genres including theatre and drama.
Does not contain as much peer-reviewed information as MLA.
- Naxos Music Library
Find play, film, and theatre reviews as well as information on actors and producers.
Covers U.S. and international sources.
- NY Times Historical Archive
Find film, play, opera, musicals, & theatre reviews from the NY Times.
Full coverage back to 1851.
- Variety Film Reviews 1907-1990
In PAPER copy only.
Drake Library Reference (Main floor)
(Links to record only.)