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Research Guides@Tufts

Intro to Theatre (COVID-19 ed): Home


Welcome to my Research Sources Page for Intro to Theatre!

Chao Chen, Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057; Schedule an Appointment

This COVID-19 edition emphasizes e-sources.

  chao chen

Books and Articles

I. JumboSearch for Books   

Tip: For production history of a play (performance/stage history) -- an account of significant productions or adaptations of a theatrical work), try these patterns of searches:


Sample findings:


Note: WorldCat (renamed to be Libraries Worldwide on the Tisch Library homepage) is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic, even though interlibrary loan service is currently very limited.)


**Check the Boston Public Library's catalog for eBooks (and  sign up for a BPL eCard , Tufts students and faculty eligible)

** "Digital books" on Internet Archive

II. Scholarly and Trade Journal Articles

More Sources For Current Production Reviews

Magazines, Newspapers and the Companies' Websites


For past theatre reviews

Historical Magazines and Newspapers