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Reviews of Stage Productions
New York Theatre Critics' Reviews
Located in the Main Library Reference Stacks (REF PN1601 .N4). Reproductions of reviews of Broadway and Off Broadway productions, published in New York newspapers from 1940-1995.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text
To find reviews, one the search screen, type in the title of the play you are researching into the first search box, and then, in the Limit your results" section, under "Document Type," select "Entertainment Review."
Academic Search Complete
To locate reviews, in the first search box, type the title of the play and the phrase "theater reviews." For example:
hamlet and theater reviews
"Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "theater reviews"
If you wish to broaden your search out to discover films as well as stage productions, type the title of the play into the first search box, and then limit your search to "Entertainment Reviews" in the "Document Type: section of the search page.
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution color, with granular indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews.