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A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theatre and Performance Studies
Topics include Actors and Acting, Stagecraft and Technical Theatre, Plays and Playwrights, Shakespeare, Arts Management and Non-Profit Arts Organizations, Of Regional Interest, Potpourri. Also includes primary materials such as Online Indexes and Databases, Electronic Texts and Electronic Journals and Magazines. From Stetson University.
Community Theatre Resource Center
Resources available to community theatres. From the American Association of Community Theatre.
The Federal Theatre Project
Contains documentation for stage productions mounted by the Federal Theatre Project in the period 1935-39. Includes sixty-eight digitized playscripts listed by author and production location.
A free service for locating plays in the catalogs of all major play publishers.
Musicals 101
The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre, TV and Film.
One Act Plays (Bookshelf)
Free, full text for one act plays from many playwrights. From Project Gutenberg.
Play Guides
"Play Guides offer students and theatergoers a deeper understanding of Guthrie productions by providing commentaries about the playwright, the play's cultural and historical context and its literary significance, as well as additional sources and questions for classroom use." From 2000 to the present. From the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN.
Playbill Vault (Formerly "Awards Database")
Database of Broadway shows. Search by keyword or browse by season. Includes cast and production credits, awards and nominations, opening date, closing date, number of performances, and grosses.
Playwriting Resources
Royalty-Free One-Act Plays
Shakespeare's Monologues
Select whether you want monologues for men or women, then choose the play.
Theatre on a Shoestring
Resources for producing quality theatre on a shoestring budget.
Tony Awards Database
Virtual Library: Theatre and Drama
Pointers to resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages.

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