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Theater Studies and Dance: Finding Reviews

A guide to print and online resources available through the Yale University Library for drama, theater, dance, and the performing arts in general.

Searching for Theater and Entertainment Reviews

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (formerly International Index to the Performing Arts)
Choose Advanced Search to search by type of review (theater, television, performance, etc., and favorable, mixed, or unfavorable) under Document Type.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance
Choose Advanced Search and select "Entertainment Review" under Document Type. Search on the title of the play, performer, venue, playwright, etc.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Choose Advanced Search and select "Review" under Document Type.

ProQuest News and Newspapers
Choose Advanced Search and select "Review" under Document Type. Search on the title of the play, performer, venue, playwright, etc.

Academic Search Premier
Choose Advanced Search and select "Entertainment Review" under Document Type. Search on the title of the play, performer, venue, playwright, etc.

For more options, try searching the play title and production company or performance venue in Quicksearch.

Arts Librarian

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Lindsay King
Contact:
Associate Director for Access and Research Services,
Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
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