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Research Guides@Tufts

Intro to Theatre (Spring, '23): Home

Performance Reviews in Articles and Books

I. Scholarly and Trade Journal Articles

More Sources For Current Production/Performance Reviews

Magazines, Newspapers, and Companies' Websites

Our most frequently requested newspapers:

From the professionals in the field:

For past theatre reviews

Historical Magazines and Newspapers

II. 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: The samples provided here may be classical plays, but we are actually researching for accounts of significant productions or adaptations, past and current:


Sample findings:


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