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Theatre History: Getting started

What's on this research guide.

Don't be dramatic, use the library resources!  

  • written and reviewed by experts
  • MLA citations included with database articles

Use the tabs above, or if you know what you're doing just start using those databases..

Biography in Context
Classroom Video in Context
Historical Newspapers (US)
Pop Culture (US History after 1900s)
US History 
World History
Virtual Reference (e-book collection)



Start with an interactive History of Theater timeline.