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Theater & Performance Studies
A guide for theater, dance, and performance studies.
Find books or articles that give stage histories or reviews by using these strategies in HoyaSearch:
Search for "stage history" plus the title of your play. Search for reviews plus theat* (gets either spelling of theater) plus the city name .
The APGRD is a research project based in the Classics Centre at the University of Oxford. It investigates the performance of ancient texts in any medium and any period, from Greek tragedy to Roman epic, from stage to screen, from antiquity to the present day.
Provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theater until today. Details include pertinent people involved, as well as interesting facts and production statistics. Also offers historical information about theaters and various statistics and fun facts.
Annually provides statistics and other information on the New York theater season and scenes from the top ten plays. Print volumes are shelved on the fifth floor of Lauinger: PN 2266 .A2 B4 (1894-1985, minus some years), PN 6112 .B 4524 (1999-2000), and PN 6110.7 .B47 (2000-2008).
O’Dell’s Annals of the New York Stage, the Oxford University Press Companion series, and Greenwood’s American Theatre Companies series are just a few of the many in-copyright sources included in the Theatre in Context Collection. Placed alongside thousands of playbills, posters, photographs, and related theatrical ephemera, users will be able to paint a more comprehensive picture of the life and evolution of dramatic works.