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Theater and Drama: Performance Reviews

A guide to resources for finding plays, performance reviews, and criticism in theater and drama.

Reviews of Recent Productions

Reviews of Historical Productions

New York Times Proquest Historical Newspapers
Full-text contents, with page images, from 1851 to 2001. Use Lexis-Nexis for more recent coverage.

American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1900
Full-text contents, with page images, of over one thousand magazines and journals. A great resources for information about historical productions.

Readers' Guide Retrospective
Covers citations to articles in popular magazines. Retrospective covers material from 1890 to 1982. Choose "Theater Review" under Document Type drop-down menu.