The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts: a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
Full text of core scholarly journals from their beginning to approximately one year ago. Disciplines include performing arts, humanities, literature, popular culture, history and many others. Browsable by discipline and full-text searchable across all disciplines. Especially good for historic or classic articles in most fields. Coverage: 1665 to present.
Berg Fashion Library
Information about world dress and fashion from the online Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion as well as access to e-books, reference works, articles and images.
MLA International Bibliography
A subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore. Includes information on theatrical production, stage history, dramatic arts and playwrights and their works. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers.
London Stage Database (from the website: The London Stage Database is the latest in a long line of projects that aim to capture and present the rich array of information available on the theatrical culture of London, from the reopening of the public playhouses following the English civil wars in 1660 to the end of the eighteenth century.)
- CurtainUp: The Internet Theater Magazine of Reviews, Features, Annotated Listings
- Playbill Online
Associations & Institutes
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.