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Broadway: The Theatre Channel - Theatre News, Monthly E-zine, Features
for the young performer, drama teachers and parents, Shakespeare, Discussion
Comedy Commotion: Skits, Sketches & Plays - Comedy skits, sketches and
plays for variety shows & Christmas concerts. Clean fun for community & school
To Learn Acting - Tiny Ron, an actor, created ABWAG based on teacher Don
Richardson's feel, think, do technique for the purpose of acting.
Workshop On-Line (AWOL)
Say: The Internet Magazine of Stage Reviews and Opinion
Conference of Theatre and Speech (A.C.T.S.) - Montevallo, AL - Alabama
state directory to theatre related items including college/university, secondary,
community, arts councils, etc
Theatre Performance Calendar - Lethbridge, Alberta - A bibliographic index
to theatre in selected Alberta cities from 1880 - 1989. Over 12,000 records
- Alice in theaterland -
theatre and acting resources. Monologues, quotes, links, plays and playwrights,
- All Things Considered, NPR
ONLINE: Cultural Diversity and the Stage - Montreal, Quebec - A magazine
that celebrates cultural and artistic diversity and highlights its role in
Stage - the only UK national monthly magazine for amateur and community
theatre, has been published by Platform Publications since April 1987
Dance Legacy - Nurturing and preserving the American Dance Legacy through
access, education, and communication.
Drama - Journal of American Drama with bibliography, subscription page,
playwright interviews, and links to other sites
Theatre Resources - An up-to-date and informative directory of American
Variety Stage - a multimedia anthology selected from various Library of
Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms
of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920.
for the Arts
Harmony - organization that funds and manages research and projects in
the fields of music, opera, multimedia, Internet, theatrical architecture
and design, social and cultural economics.
- Andrew's Costume and Sewing Page
- Information on Planet of the Apes
- ART DEADLINES LIST - A monthly
newsletter (email & paper versions) providing information and opportunities
(including some that take place on the web) for artists, art educators and
art students of all ages
- Interactive calendars of events for arts venues in Anchorage Alaska and
Journal - Daily arts news online from more than 100 newspapers and
Revista de las artes escénicas - Todo sobre las artes escénicas en Euskal
Herria. Teatro, música, danza, audiovisuales... Consulte nuestra agenda actualizada.
- Buffalo, NY
of Community Theatres (ACT) of Manitoba - a provincially funded, volunteer
organization with a mandate to support amateur theatre and amateur performing
arts in Manitoba
Canada Theatre Site - Fredericton, New Brunswick - An electronic research
centre for Canadian theatre, especially 19th century theatre. Contains a searchable
bibliography of Canadian theatre from the beginnings, performance calendars
for Atlantic Canada, the electronic version of Theatre Research in Canada,
and other research tools
Stage Online - New York, NY - Casting notices, theatre news, show listings
and reviews from New York and L.A
Ballet and Dance Site - Resource library with ballet and dance related
Balto-Wash Theatre Page - Reviews, articles, news, links
- The BandShack - holds directories of
New England bands, musicians, teachers, writers, studios and agencies in MA
CT NH VT ME RI New England
- books, tapes, and information about William Shakespeare - Corvallis,
OR - William Shakespeare is alive and well on the Internet. Discover scholarship,
homage, and information about the greatest playwright of all time.
Theatre Forums - resource for those interested in classical, contemporary,
and alternative theatre
Press - publishes the highest caliber music instruction products,
all geared toward educating and training musicians hungry for a successful
career in music.
Williams Lighting Design - Winnipeg, MB - A comprehensive lighting site
with a complete HISTORY OF LIGHT AND LIGHTING, a LIGHTING LIBRARY and the
TOP 100 LIGHTING LINKS.
Publishing - etc arts culture monthly
- Blanket Brigade -
Boston Phoenix - Boston, MA - Arts and entertainment, gay and lesbian
section, classifieds, job listings
Theater Guy - Digital City Boston's Theater Guy for Front Row Center reviews,
interviews and features on Boston's theater scene
Bridge Stage of the Arts - Theatre artists collaborate on stage productions
with astrophysicists, architects, philosophers and others working in a great
variety of creative disciplines.
Beat - New York, NY - Video archive of B'way, Off-B'way and related events.
Half-hour weekly news programme, Public Access television Metro NYC and CT
University - New York, New York - Virtual University dedicated to the
teaching the business of Broadway Theatre
Bureau LAW scrolls Free legal advice for Artists entering into Record,
Publishing and Management Contracts
- Official home of many Broadway shows, newsgroups, webcasts, etc.
Zydeco Web Resources
Classical Dance Costumes
Theatre Review - Toronto, ON - Trends and tangents in Canadian theatre
are examined in quarterly thematic issues to provoke discussion on issues
of concern to the theatre community
King Productions - Sanford, NC - Stunning sets and accessories out of
Libman On-Line Script Collection - Montreal, Quebec - A database of Canadian
plays developed at Playwrights' Workshop Montreal
Call Newsletter: - Baltimore-Washington- A monthly newsletter that includes
local theatre calls for auditions, crew needs, directors, and original works
such as one-act plays
Children's Theatre Pages - Dedicated to everything related to childrens
- Free listing service for professional choral and solo singers, as well as
a free job posting site.
America - Serving professional and volunteer choruses.
- a resource site for church musicians and churches. Includes "Music For Life";
a referral service for church musician placement.
Hat - Intructions on the creation of period hats
Theatre, and Musical Hall Families - Resources for information on circuses,
theatres, and music halls.
Cabaret - Wilmington, Delaware - online magazine celebrating cabaret,
including web sites of the finest performers, CD and book library, memories
Classical Music Web Ring
Contemporary Music Info-Junction
of the Celts
Collected Works of Shakespeare - Read all of them. Right here.
Zone Stand up comedians Index - Entertainment site of Stand up comedians,
jokes and humorous quotations. Includes links to cartoons and funny TV and
Complete Shakespeare - Complete Works, Plot Summaries, Criticism, Quotations,
Biography and More
Australian Theater - Designed to enable you to access Publicity Materials,
ArtWork and Technical Information
Music Workshop - Providing many support services to bandleaders, teachers
and performing artists, as well as a very up to date outlet for composers
- Links to various corset resources
Chronicles - Woman and the story of their fashions
- Costume Connections
Gallery - A Central Location on the Web for Costume and Fashion
- Costume Imagebase
- Searchable costume index
- The Costume
of all Nations
- news, reviews, interviews and calendar about art, classical music, opera,
jazz, movies, dance, CDs
and nothing but DaBlues
Forum, Inc. - A non-profit corporation that serves as the home
and support organization for the Carol Fonda & Company.
Dance & Technology Zone - For artists interested in using new media and
information technologies in the creation and performance of dance.
- Dark Side Masks
des arts du spectacle--Bibliotheque nationale de France - Paris, France
- The French National Theatre Library.( In French)
Curve -New York, NY - Portfolios for industrial, retail and theatre designers.
Development of Scenic Spectacle - Boone, NC - devoted to the study of
the development of 16th and 17th century scenic spectacle.
-- Ancient Theater Today - Documenting developments in Greek and Roman
drama, dance, and music as they are preformed today
Archives: San Franscisco 1966-68 - Radical street theatre from the 60's
Tradition Folk Song Database
Music Internet Mall
- A music-themed consortium of professional music-related groups, businesses,
organizations and resources.
- Early Music and Recorder history of the Dolmetch family.
Drama Review - Magazine articles, performance theory, editorials, interviews,
Teacher's Resource Room - site for the grade 4-12 theatre teachers with
lesson plans, backstage activities, production ideas, etc.
- Copenhagen - A website with relevant theater- and culturelinks
Play Service - Representing the American Theatre by publishing and licensing
the work of new and established playwrights.
and Percussion homepage
TheaterPedia - Links to historical information and other websites on all
kinds of theatrical topics. Also a message board
Early San Franscisco Stage - The beginnings of San Fransisco theatre
performance art troupe - uv show - juggling - puppetry - circus skills
workshops - stills - facepainting - more
Actors at the Turn of the 20th Century - Pictures of actors in costume
Entertainment Technology Center
- online internet resource broker for new and used performing arts related
items. Cut spending, regain storage space, recycle resources!
Arts - produces Theatre, Digital Video & Film specializing in original
plays and the classics.
Famous Houdini Museum
Shakespeare Library - Washington, DC - The Folger Library is the country's
leading private research library for Renaissance studies, housing the largest
collection in the United States of Shakespeare's First Folio.
- Milwaukee/Chicago, WI / IL - the playbill for the professional performing
arts in Milwaukee and Chicago. Features include: show schedules, company information
and articles re-printed from the magazine
the Other Side of the Stage - East Brunswick, NJ - A general info/link
page with attitude for theater technicians--lighting, sound, effects, or anything
to Broadway - The Internet Source for St. Louis Area Musical Theatre
and Sullivan Archive
of Technical Theatre Terms
Goodspeed Library of Musical Theatre - East Haddam, CT - one of the most
extensive musical theatre research facilities in the United States.
Walk to Theatre on the Net - Research directory with assorted and explained
theatre and drama links worldwide, especially Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea
Greek Theaters site - Kallithea, Greece - All about Theaters in GREECE
Gregorian Chant Home Page
Movie Website - Dedicated to movie incarnations of Hamlet--especially
the Kenneth Branagh version.
Talk--News of the Rogers and Hammerstein Organization
Centre for Theatrical Research - Athens, Greece - In Greek and English.
Irving--The Irving Society
History of Costume - Many many pictures of clothing from many periods
of Theatre - Tupelo, MS - An overview of the history of theatre from Ancient
Greece to the 20th Century
Legends - A catalog of 1-person & multiple character plays and musicals
for the theatre.
Improv Page - A clearinghouse of information related to improvisational
to Stage Door and Guest Reviews - Reviews of shows in Canada and London,
winners of Stage Door awards, feedback and more
Interactive Internet Piano Concert - Follow and comment on the development
of a piano concert.
International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine - provides information
on prevention of performance related injuries of any kind , for artists of
Shakespeare Editions - An ambitious project--fully annotated internet
available versions of Shakespeare's works. Some other Shakespeare info, too.
Home Pages on the Internet - Skive, DK - A site with a lot of links
Performance Resources - Nashville - specializing in casting, coaching,
and custom productions for stage & screen
Theatre - Canadian based magazine with reviews, information on the festivals
(Startford, Shaw, etc.), movies, articles, Broadway
Theatre Page - Theatre info site for New Jersey and New York.
- Jazz Piano Online
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute - Columbus,
Gay--The Beggar's Opera - Biographical information on Gay as well as the
complete Beggar's Opera script.
P. Ryan's - The recollections of J. P. Ryan, georgian patterns
Cesear - The text of the play, criticism, various folios, modern literature
and Cesear, analogues and sources. Plus student projects.
Crossroads - Port Gibson, MS - Theatre History resources page. A collection
of Intenational links related to Theatre History
- Kusari Kahn (Medieval
Limited - London - UK Based Lighting Design and Hire
for the Performing Arts - New York, NY - Information on NYC Public Library's
Performing Arts Library as well as the Billy Rose Theatre Collection.
- Minneapolis, MN - Recommends purchasing, sets-up, operates, maintains, and
repairs a variety of electrical laser and optical equipment used for research
or instructional activities
Sounds - free web directory for up and coming Musicians Record
Labels and musically oriented companies.
Light and Sound Theatre - The synergy of 50 sculptures, a battery of projectors,
lasers, and the spontaneous creativity that transforms technology into living
An In Depth Analysis
Marcus's Homepage - For people who enjoy theatre, want information on
different shows, and want to see some great links for music, theatre and television.
Guide to New York Theatre - Provides a "one-stop" guide to what's playing
and how to get to it.
- All about masks
First - This site has been designed to display talent, that otherwise
may go unheard or unseen
R. Booth Theatre Collection
Vaccaro Productions - provides musical accompaniment for artists of all
types. We also provide production services.
Clinics For Performers Medical
Theatre - In French--Canadian, African, and French Theatre.
Monroe County Arts Council - PA - The mission of the Monroe County Arts
Council is to build our community artisically and culturally by providing
leadership, service, and education.
- Amsterdam, Noord Holland - Nederlands theater (Dutch)
Time Press: Books on the Alexander Technique - San Francisco, CA - A small
press publisher specializing in books on the Alexander Technique, an educational
method popular in the training of actors, singers and dancers
of Modern Drama--Women Writers 1880's-1930's
- From rock to new age, classical to country, jazz to rap, pop to alternative,
emerging unsigned artists and more, Music.com is about getting more fun from
the music you love.
for Modern dance by Gary DeMichele - Chicago, Il
Stages Online - online version of Musical Stages, the UK's only glossy
magazine about musical theatre
Musical Theatre of Southern California
101: A Brief History of the Musical - New York, New York - A brief history
of the musical on stage and screen with news and reviews, an annotated bibliography
and other resources
Network - Where Musicians and the Music Industry Meet!
WebSearch Classifieds - An online classifieds site for musicians to find
each other or buy/sell music gear, now featuring Shockwave streaming audio
of all-original bands and artists.
Publishing - Get your plays listed, published, and distributed all over
Lyric Opera of Chicago Historical Scenic Collection - DeKalb, IL - The
Northern Illinois University/ Lyric Opera of Chicago Historical Scenic Collection
represents a comprehensive depository of primary scenic materials from the
American Operatic theatre at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th
Performance Conference - The Second National Performance Conference, Melbourne,
National Theatre (Australia) Design Archive
"Project 2000" is a venture of USITT whose goal is to provide links to 2000
theatre designs by the year 2000. This collection of designs is called "The
National Theatre Design Archive".
American Women Playwrights - Archive of native American women playwrights
and their theatre companies.
Dance Alliance - A New York City based organization which promotes experimental
Dramatists - The oldest nonprofit development program for new playwrights
-- the site includes information on grants, fellowships and New Dramatists
England Artist Network - gateway to information about the arts in New
Sounds: World Wide Contemporary Music Resources - aims to provide web
based resources to contemporary musicians, and those who are interested in
Play Development (NYPD) - a play development lab run by playwrights, whose
mission is to aid the playwright’s process in producing works for the stage.
Nineteenth Century London Stage - Seattle, WA
- Download free originial Quicktime content, music and artwork collections
by visiting the file archives.
Mask Homepage - Pictures of various Noh masks--they are a company too
and will make masks for you or your theatre company.
('the off-off-broadway review') - New York, NY - We list and review more
Off-Off-Broadway shows than any other publication, in print or on-line
Pauline Oliveros Foundation, Inc. - furthers research in arts technology,
education, and the development of human consciousness through multidisciplinary
(The Bellydance Costuming Page)
The Boards & In The Wings - Toronto, ON - Newsy column about events on
Broadway, London's West End and around the world. Backstage info
- A non-profit company that caters to the performing artist.
- The opera magazine
- News, features, interviews of opera stars, opera CD guide, opera calendar
and opera reviews by international critics and journalists.
The Phantom of the Opera Magazine Homepage - Magazine for Phantom fans
Anglo-Saxons (Clothing worn in 400-650 AD
box - For gay devotees of opera and other diva worshippers
Ballet Site - Focusing on ballet in southern California's LA and Orange
- Patriot Uniform
Music Animation Machine
Performing Arts in Colonial American Newspapers, 1690-1783
Arts Medicine at Ithaca College
Arts Museum of Australia
and Style for Designers - Images used in a course for designers
- Petticoat Pond (Petticoat
and Crinoline Enthusiasts Forum
- Uses the theatre as a vehicle to present their special brand of artwork.
On the Net - Promotes new writing by producing contemporary plays for
theatre and radio and in audio format for distribution over the Internet.
Cafe - San Fransisco, CA - Play writing group in San Francisco Bay area.
Site includes online writing exercises, discussion groups, and "Play of the
Union of Canada - A complete Who's Who with over 250 Canadian Playwrights
and over 1500 plays.
- Charlotte, NC - Where reader meets writer
Joan - Pope Joan is a new musical produced by Michael Butler ("Hair")
based on a forbidden legend of miracles, power, passion, a pope and her lover.
- Premier Design
NOTES THEATER is a weekly e-mail and Internet bulletin providing over
20,000 theater professionals and enthusiasts worldwide with the latest scoops,
reviews, and important information regarding the theater and the theater industry
Punch Page - Information on the origins of Punch and Judy with a concentration
Quick Guide for Theatre History Students - The
Quick Guide to Dramatury - Links all over 'Net--history, journals, playwrights,
research on the web. Hosted by Towson University. Baltimore
- RIPM (Répertoire international de
la presse musicale) - index to 19th century periodical literature of music
and musical life.
Music - Formed in 1993 to promote, record, and market the music of Richard
Audd and other composers and the East Pacific Symphony Orchestra.
Fashion (Clothing during World War II)
Recorder Home Page
Hot & Cool Jazz
- Regency Fashion
Drama Homepage - Information on authors, historical context, links
III Society - Sponsored by the American branch of the Society, the website
is dedicated to expounding the virtues of the real Richard III, NOT the one
Stone - Magazine
Rose Theatre - London, - The first great Elizabethan theatre, transformed
into an illuminating new exhibition.
(resources related to collecting royalties for musical performance)
Musical Box - This site covers all you want to know about modern musical
Fransisco Performing Arts Library
as: Dance - National Initiative to Preserve America's Dance (NIPAD) at
the Kennedy Center.
Changes - Toronto - Previews and reviews covering the best of the Toronto
Design With Phoshop - Tacoma, washington - How to do a set design using
Photoshop with many examples.
Industries - Perth, Western Australia - Educational (classroom aid) and
training videos related to movement, experimental theatre, mime, mask
and the Globe
Magazine - Information on this scholarly magazine and what's in the current
and past issues as well as Shakespeare events all over the world
Oxford Society Homepage - A site for the Oxofordians--Was the Earl of
Oxford really Shakespeare? This page puts forth that theory.
Place - This is a 3-D interactive educational site for Shakespeare students
and teachers. The site allows you to walk into a replica of the Globe Theatre
and access information, scripts, photographs and links to other sites. Come
Costume Site - Evansville, IN - contains images and links pertaining to
costume history. Also includes links to costume craft topics such as sewing,
dyeing, pattern alteration, and patterning.
Music Magazine - East Haddam, CT - combines interviews with the artists
behind yesterday's and today's biggest musicals with reviews of productions,
recordings, videos and books for a comprehensive quarterly look at news from
on and off the musical stage
National Theatre Museum
Magazine - Red, Hot and Blue: The Smithsonian Celebrates American Musicals
of AngelsProductions - Establishes management firms with the capabilities
to operate and maintain a profitable entertainment complex geared exclusively
toward family related values and to foster an environment of high moral fabric.
California Dance directory
Speakers & Entertainment - works with performing arts organizations, corporations
and conventions in providing entertainers and speakers
Lighting Tech Pages - Guildford, Surrey - A technical information resource
for anyone involved in performance lighting. Contains lots of technical data,
articles, links to manufacturers, a glossary and so on.
Online - Wilkes-Barre, PA - Searchable database of theatres and theatrical
supply vendors across the US and Canada. Theatre database includes extensive
technical specs for theatres.
Stagecraft Mailing List - List information, subscription, and message
archives. List topics cover all aspects of stage work, including design, construction,
and stage production.
Dreams Publishing Co. - Information about Tom Masinter's and Mark Leonard's
music and theater projects.
- Music for percussion - composers and performers, promote, buy and sell on
Archive - Exeter, Devon - History and unofficial catalogue of Strand lighting
equipment of the past. Constantly updated, this site provides an interesting
look back through the annals of one of the leading lighting manufacturers.
Mk1 - Sydney, Aus theatre events
Editions - Publishing Services for Playwrights - Baltimore, MD - Studio
Editions publishes well-developed dramas with spiritual dimension or metaphysical
content, including fables, fairy tale adaptations, historic/biographical studies,
and contemporary plays
with the Bard - A fun look at Shakespeare through the web--includes the
play of the month club which meets in chat to discuss a certain Shakespeare
play each month.
New Times - Syracuse, NY - News, arts, and entertainment for the Syracuse,
The Drama Review
Broadway - All you need to know about Broadway.
Computer Visualization Center
Theater Design & Technical Jobs Page - lists job openings for all "behind-the-scenes"
aspects of the theatre and entertainment industry.
Serving performing arts companies and the viewing public in the San Francisco
Network - Feature articles, news calendars, reviews, plays
Bay Area - Dedicated to uniting, strengthening, and promoting theatre
in the region.
Collections, Templeman Library, UKC -- A site describing the Victorian
and Edwardian theatre collections belonging to the Special Collections Dept.
of the Templeman Library, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.
- Theatredance.com - CyberHome of
show dancing featuring an arts directory, a tap dictionary and a unique Black
dance history site.
Development Fund - is the largest not-for-profit service organization
for the performing arts in the country.
Design & Technology (TD&T) - Syracuse, NY - Quarterly journal of the United
States Institute for Theatre Technology covering all aspects of theatre design
Management Journal - Tuscaloosa, AL - Electronic peer reviewed journal
created to enhance scholarship and research in the field of theatre management
Research in Canada, electronic journal - Fredericton, New Brunswick -
electronic editions of the Canadian theatre journal Theatre Research in Canada,
along with searchable abstracts and tables-of-contents going back twenty years
Reviews Limited - New York, NY - posts reviews of current Broadway, Off
Broadway and Off Off Broadway theatre
Topics - focuses on performance studies, dramaturgy and theatre pedagogy.
Wire - NY - advanced news of what's playing on New York Stages, Theatre,
Dance, Performing Art, and Music, alternative and international theatre
History in Europe - Warwick, Coventry
Bay Region Arts, Heritage and Culture - Ontario - Regional artists, arts
educators and presenters are highlighted. Includes City of Thunder Bay info
and a calendar of cultural events.
Tucson Arts Guide
Of Maryland Music Page
- Website for the "showbiz bible"
Memories - Links, pictures, and information on vaudeville
Jazz Recordings and Productions
Vaudeville and Ragtime Show - A virtual ragtime vaudeville show that creates
the atmosphere of early 20th century theatre through sound clips and images.
& Squawk Performance Project
Angle - examines a variety of topics ranging from international cinema
to the history and aesthetics of film.
On Italy--Theatre - Quick overview of Italian theatre
Entertainment Guide - new york - Critic William Wolf's Internet Tips on
Film, Theater, and the New York Entertainment Scene
in Theatre - discusses the roles of women in the theatre, both past and
present, and includes biographical information of many women.
of Color, Women of Words - dedicated to African-American female playwrights.
It contains biographical information, information about specific plays, links
to theatres that support African-American work, a bibliography of sources,
dissertations, and links to research centers
of Jazz Improvisation
World of London Theatre - Plays, people in the theatre, theatres, and
pictures relevant to the times
Wide Jazz Web
Wide Web Virtual Library--Classical Music
Cynical Theatre Guide - A non-commercial, web-based theatre magazine providing
commentaries, reviews, artistic profiles, and recommendations for theatre-goers