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Research Guides@Tufts

Contemporary U.S. Theatre : Home


Welcome to my Research Sources page for Contemporary U.S. Theatre!

Chao Chen, your class research librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057

chao chen  

Plays / Scripts | Articles and Books on Companies, Productions, Playwrights

I. Plays and Scripts:

II. Theatre Groups, Production Reviews, and Playwrights

Faculty Recommended Newspapers, Magazines and Blogs:

Performing Arts Databases for Journal Articles:

Magazines, Newspapers, and Companies' Websites

Our most frequently requested newspapers:



III. JumboSearch for Books   

Note: Many of the contemporary plays you are looking at may not have been addressed directly in academic books, yet. However, you can search for books on such topics as "theater and political activism" , "theater and society", and "theater and social change". For examples, these recent titles at Tisch library might be of interests to you:


Note: Worldwide Libraries (also known as WorldCat is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic.)