American Theatre Wing -- "American
Theatre Wing has been an integral and influential part of the theatrical
community for the better part of seven decades. Adapting its activities
for each successive theatrical generation, ATW focuses today on programs
and activities which help students, audiences and members of the
theatrical community itself to learn more about what makes theatre tick
from the people who make it so vital."
Variety Stage- -bibliographies, playbills, play-scripts, sound
recordings and more...
Theatre -- resources.
Interviews with Selected Actors
Interviews with Selected Playwrights
about Acting and the Acting Business
Link: Catalogue of selected Internet resources for Stage Presentations--includes
production reviews and scholarly sites on drama.
Gallery -- includes a textile reference manual, vintage
photographs, history of hairstyles, patterns, online classes, and
Resources--another good site, with emphasis on research,
instructions and techniques, with links to suppliers. Sporadically updated, but still useful for a while yet.
Collection -- contains a collection of original plays and
screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with
the ELAC Internet Theatre Library--including a hypertext
glossary of theatrical terms, a guide to theatrical employment,
searchable info on plays, actors, directing, and stagecraft. It has
Commonplaces--for writers and actors.
of Theatre Terms
Age Of British Theatre, 1880-1920
to write a Play Review
Broadway Database -- search for people, performance, theatre,
or character name.
Portland State University, this wonderful service indexes plays in
anthologies and collections. Searchable by author or title or both.
Intute: Theatre and Drama
Playography -- a comprehensive catalog of new Irish plays
produced since the formation of the National Theatre. It will be
presented in three stages: 1975-present (now available); 1950-1974 and
1904-1949 (launch dates to be confirmed). Searchable and browsable.
Pathfinder -- definition and resources (best for looking in your
Guide to Theatre and Performance Studies--web resources by
broad topic (acting, stagecraft, plays, etc.), as well as a guide to
finding primary sources. Links are annotated.
Drama Links -- over 200 links with images.
by Colin - good brief scenes transcribed from movies. Neat!
101--history, 'how to', reviews, photos, and reference concerning this art form.
Theatre of the Deaf -- click
for a brief excerpt
on Drama from Linguistics of American Sign Language.
Broadway-- Broadway and off-Broadway schedules, Tony winners,
lyrics from musicals, links to other theater sites.
official web site for this Nobel Prize winner
101 -- a "how to"
Shakespeare-- searchable index of collected works
Photographs -- high resolution digital photos from 400+
professional Shakespeare production. Great for costume details and
visualizing the scene. Searchable by title, keyword and genre.
Accent Archive -- "uniformly presents a large set of speech samples
from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native
speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully
transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and
analyze the accents of different English speakers.
Excellent for Actors!
Apparel: Cornell Costume and Textile Collection --
includes more than 9,000 items of apparel
dating from the eighteenth century to the present, as well as a
substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costume. The
collection is used for teaching and research.
Webring - for actors and techies
Theatre History in Europe--great models of important theatres