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Theater & Performing Arts--Capstone Research: Home

Major Theater Journals

Theatre Journal International "Publishes articles on theatre practices in their social, cultural, and historical contexts, their relationship to other media of representation, and to other fields of inquiry."

TDR : "Focuses on performances in their social, economic, and political contexts, emphasizing the experimental, avant-garde, intercultural, and interdisciplinary. Covers dance, theatre, performance art, popular entertainments, media, sports, rituals and performance in politics and everyday life."

Theater Journal : "Features social and historical studies, production reviews, and theoretical inquiries that analyze dramatic texts and production."

Theatre Survey : "Provides rigorous historical and theoretical studies of performance across all periods."

Modern Drama : "Designed to be the primary vehicle of communication for professionals whose main interest lies in world drama from 1850 to the present."

(Above summaries quoted from Ulrichsweb, 2/13/12)

Canadian Theatre Review : "committed to excellence in the critical analysis and innovative coverage of current developments in Canadian theatre."

(summary quoted from, 2/13/12)


This research guide provides resources in the fields of Theater and Performing Arts. You'll find resources to assist with finding articles, books, music, videos, and more. 


Online Play Collections


These databases includes full text of plays, selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera.