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Extensive detailed overviews of plays, playwrights, concepts, periods, and more.
Subject Matter Timeframe: Aeschylus to the present day
Dates of Coverage: 499 B.C. - Current
100+ encyclopedias and dictionaries. Top source of social and historical background information.
Dates of Coverage: Various
Find Scholarly Secondary Sources
Full-text scholarly materials on literature, theatre, and other forms of performance, as well as general background information.
Dates of Coverage: 6th Century - Current
MLA International Bibliography
Another leading search tool for identifying scholarly sources on theatre and performance.
Dates of Coverage: 1925 - Current
Find Theatre Video
Theatre in Video: Volume I
Brings together hundreds of the world’s most important plays, documentaries, instructional materials, and interviews with writers, directors, actors and designers covering a wide range of 20th century theatre history.
Subject Matter Timeframe: 20th Century
Digital Theatre Plus
A streaming video collection of recent British theatrical productions (Shakespeare, classics, new writing, musicals, dance, and opera).
Resources to help with writing a critical analysis