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Latinx Theatre & Film: Home


Welcome to my Research Sources page for Latinx Theatre and Film!

Chao Chen, Research Librarian for the Humanities
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057

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Overviews | Latino Theatre Companies | Visuals


Latino Theatre Companies

Web Sites, Blogs, and Trade Magazines


Streaming Videos

See also Finding Videos.

Credibility of Information

Texts | Books | Articles


American Drama and Theatre

  • Latino Literature
    More than 100,000 pages pages of poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States.
  • TCG Books Play Collection.
    Diverse voices in contemporary American theatre, including 18 winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
  • Twentieth Century North American Drama
    1,905 plays by 419 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
  • North American Theatre Online
    bibliographic records: authors, plays, theatres, productions, production companies, casts, and related information.

  JumboSearch for Books:    

Note: terms used in books and articles published in the past as well as language used in library catalogues are becoming outdated. We acknowledge that cataloging approaches were designed in a racist and white-centered system. Before we can change that completely, we need to include all possible keywords for the most comprehensive search results possible. For examples: Latin/Latino/Latina/latinx, Hispanic Americans, Spanish Americans, Chicano/a, Cuban American, and so on.

Two broad subject browsing patterns in the Library catalogs:

Some random sample titles from the above browsing:

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

    Journal and Magazine Articles 

A. All-Subject Databases

B. Performing Arts and Latinx Sources

C. Cross Searching Related Databases

**Search by the title of the article in JumboSearch when the full text is not readily available in the databases..

    Newspaper Articles 

**A complete list of Newspaper Collections, current and historical