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Theatre & Performance Studies: Internet Links

This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information in Theatre.

The Performing Arts Encyclopedia has been retired, but research databases related to the performing arts that were featured on the PAE will continue to be available from a new page, “Performing Arts Databases.”

Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 376 billion archived web pages.

Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is advancing the arts in the United States.

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) is a United States-based non-profit membership organization whose mission is "To support and advance the study and practice of theatre and performance in higher education."

ASTR is a US-based association dedicated to theatre and performance scholars by serving hundreds of members globally.

ArteEast is a Non-profit, English online arts blog focused on the Middle East featuring artists from the region, art residencies, art news & events

Other Important Library Collections

Digital Collections

Theatre Without Borders

The Internet Broadway Database

Lortel Archives


2nd Avenue Online