Theater Guide

Welcome to the Theater Research Guide.

Use this guide to find resources related to the study of Theater and Drama.

Dramaturgical Research

See the Theater Appreciation Guide to learn about conducting dramaturgical research. Included in this guide is finding information on:

  • The period, place, and conditions of the setting of the play
  • Information on the playwright and the influences on him/her
  • The period when the play was written, the nature of society, and contemporary events.
  • Reviews of the play's production

Finding Monologues and Plays

Learn how to find monologues and plays using this guide.

Filmed Theater Performances

Web Resources

Use this guide to find web resources on the following topics:

  • Accents and Dialects
  • Awards
  • Costumes
  • History
  • News and Reviews
  • Plays
  • Playwrights
  • Set Design
  • Shakespeare
  • Miscellaneous sites