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Theatre In Video

Check out Theatre in Video! A great database that contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays and more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video.


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    Background Information in the Library

    Online Resources:

    -The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

    -Credo Reference: provides access to titles such as The Cambridge Guide to Theatre, Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre, Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Stage Context, The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers, and more.

    -Gale Virutal Reference Library: contains Contemporary Fashion, History of the American Cinema, International Directory of Film and Filmmakers, and more.

      Print resources:

      -The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance - PN2035 .O94 2003 Ref

      -The Cambridge Guide to Theatre - PN2035 .C27 1995 Ref

      -The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama - PN1861 .C65 2007 Ref

      -Playwright biographies (search PacifiCat for the LAST name of the playwright, and add “and biograph*” to the search.)

          General Theatre Websites

          American Theatre Wing: Contains career guides and videos on working in the theatre.

          Internet Broadway Database: the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides information on productions from the beginnings of New York theatre to the present.

          Theatre Central: A fairly comprehensive site, linking to sites on many different aspects of theatre.

          The WWW Virtual Library: Theatre and Drama: Contains links to plays and theatre books available in print, and also links to plays and monologues available on the web.

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