Theatre Resources


These are only a few of the many theatre-related web sites currently in existence. Emphasis has been given to sites that might be of interest to theatre scholars and librarians Send recommendations for new sites to


Performing Arts Publishers

Theatre Resource Guides

Electronic Texts 

Electronic Journals & Publications

Theatre Support & Professional Organizations


Databases & Other Resources



Performing Arts Publishers

ACQWEB Directory: Performing Arts Publishers

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

Faber & Faber

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing Inc.--Scirocco Drama

Oberon Books

Playwrights Canada Press

Samuel French Play Publishers and Authors' Representatives

Watson-Guptill - The Crown Publishing Group - Random House



Theatre Resource Guides

Association Québécoise des Auteurs Dramatiques

A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theatre and Performance Studies

Character Research for Theatre

A Comprehensive Guide to Online Theater and Performing Arts Resources

Intute: Creative and Performing Arts

Jill Hobgood's Musical Theatre Sites List

Medieval Drama Links

Music and Theatre Resources - California State University Northridge

Shakespeare Resource Center

Theatre Central - Sites (

Toronto Public Library - Virtual Reference Library - Theatre Directory

The WWW Virtual Library for Theatre and Drama

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Electronic Texts 

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

Electronic Text Archives (The WWW Virtual Library)

The Internet Classics Archives

The Library of Congress - American Memory

The Online Medieval & Classical Library

The Oxford Text Archive

Perseus Digital Library

The Shakespeare Quartos Archive




Electronic Journals & Publications


Early Modern Literary Studies

Journal of the Irish Theatre Forum

Live Design

Proptology: The Journal of Props Professionals

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance

Theatre Journal 

Theatre Journals, Magazines and Publications - Artslynx

Theatre Topics

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Theatre Support & Professional Organizations

Theatre Organizations -Yahoo! Directory

Theatre Support Organizations -  Artslynx




The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards

Annual Canadian National Playwriting Competition

The Obie Awards

Theater Awards - Yahoo! Directory



Databases and Other Resources

The Archive of 20th Century Theatrical Scenery Built By Brunskill & Loveday Limited

Global Performing Arts Database (GloPAD)

Inter-Play: An Online Index to Plays

Internet Broadway Database

An Online Guide to the History of Theater

Playbill Vault

SIBMAS International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions

Shakespeare at eNotes

ShowBizRadio - Theater Info for the Washington DC Region

This Month in Theatre History: A Chronology

Virtual Library medien buehne film

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Last updated: February 22, 2014