Selected Internet Resources for Theatre Arts and Performance Studies:
- British Library: English Accents and Dialects
Includes over 600 audio examples of English dialects from England and Wales.
- Cuban/Latino Theater Archive
"The Cuban/Latino Theater Archive is a bilingual cultural heritage initiative that provides information and research on theater in Greater Cuba and Latino/a U.S."
- Mander and Mitchenson Theatre Collection
"The Raymond Mander & Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection is one of the largest collections of theatre and performance related materials in the UK" It includes an online catalog and a gallery of digitized images from their collection.
- The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project 1935-1939
Over 13,000 images of stage and costume designs, photographs, posters and scripts from the Federal Theatre Project, a part of FDR's Works Progress Administration.
- Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress
This American Memory Project contains the texts of 10 plays deposited by Hurston at the Library of Congress (for copyright) between 1925 and 1944.
- American Society for Theatre Research
- American Theatre Wing
Includes news of publications, podcasts, webcasts on working in the Theatre, career guides and interviews with leading figures in contemporary theatre. The American Theatre Wing fonded the Tony Awards.
- Dance Heritage Coalition
- Society for Theatre Research
- Society of Dance History Scholars
- Theatre Library Association
- Internet Broadway Database
"the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Details include pertinent people involved as well as interesting facts and production statistics."
- British Council - Arts (Drama)
- British Theatre Guide
"a directory listing of theatres (not theatre companies) in the UK"
- London Theatre Guide
Guide to current productions in London including both the West End and the "fringe" Links to ticket sources, Festivals, Opera and Dance
- Playbill: Theatre Central
Keyword searchable directory including Audition notices, Cabarets, Celebrity sites, Classical music, Dance, Professional theatre companies, etc.
- Internet Movie Database
The "Who, what when and which movie" database. Includes news of current productions, available DVD/videos and photo gallery.
- Performing Arts Posters at the Library of Congress
Searchable database of high quality images. Try searching "circus"
- Ringling Collection
Images of 19th century actors and actresses from cabinet cards, post cards and photographs in the Belknap Collection for the performing arts at the University of Florida.
- American Theatre Wing
The Seminars of the American Theatre Wing produced in partnership with CUNY-TV, available as streaming video, downloadable MP4 files or podcasts.
- Dramatic Publishing
- Dramatists Play Service
- Samuel French
- TCG: Theatre Communications Group
- Ulrichs: Refereed Theater Journals
- BBC Guide to Comedy
"Info on every TV comedy shown in the UK, from 1936 to today."
- Aisle Say
The Internet Magazine of Stage Reviews and Opinion. Includes current reviews of productons in NY and other major North American cities.
- OOBR: The Off-Off Broadway Review
Includes reviews for current Off-Broadway productions.
- EServer Drama
"This site contains a collection of original plays and screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with theatre. It publishes both classic and contemporary works, and would be delighted to consider your work if you'd care to submit it to our editors for review."