Performing Arts Resources


Acting Workshop On-line

Includes a tutorial on acting basics and links to helpful information for the aspiring actor.


Encyclopedia of Television

This reference work is sponsored by the Museum of Broadcast Communications.   It provides definitions of terms related to broadcast communications as well as information about significant individuals and programs in broadcasting.


Internet Movie Database

"...the ulitmate movie reference source...everything you could ever possibly want to know about movies."



Index to plays in collections, anthologies and periodicals.


Motion Pictures (BUBL)

Links to sites for information on several genre.


Movie Review Query Engine

Featured by Library Journal as a "Best Free Reference" for 2008, MRQE aggregates reviews, news, interviews and other material associated to specific movies. MRQE also partners with leading movie blogs so that their content is collected in the MRQE database and searchable by any user. The unique combination of reviews + news + user discussion allows any MRQE user to read and add to the Internet’s most comprehensive collection of opinion about film.


Shakespeare - Complete Works

Supplements the full-text of the plays and poetry with a searchable index.


Shakespeare and the Globe

Learn about the English-speaking world's most famous theater and its modern reproduction and explore the International Shakespeare Globe Centre/Reading University Data-Base on Shakespeare in Performance.


Virtual Library Theatre & Drama

Includes training institutions, plays online, theatre companies worldwide, general organizations and resources.