Get background information on time periods and concepts in Gale Virtual Reference Library and the Library Catalog.
Learn the meanings of various words in Shakespeare plays or generate “action” verbs from scripts using Oxford English Dictionary.
Search for psychological information for character research using PsychArticles.
Monologues and Plays
Search the library catalog for monolouges
Search the library catalog for plays
Set and Costume Design and Inspiration
Search the library catalog for videos, articles, and books on costume design and set design
Streaming Video Performances
- Digital Theatre + Database of hundreds or world-class performances of stage productions and poetry readings. Digital Theatre + also contains written analysis of characters and scripts, interviews with directors and performers, and teaching resources
- Theatre in Video Is a collection of videos of stage plays and dramatizations, as well as interviews with actors, directors, costume and set designers
- Academic Video Online Hosts the Sony Picture Classics Channel as well as many other film channels
- Films on Demand subject collections include a Drama and the Theatre which contains performances, criticism, and documentaries about theatre
- Kanopy Streaming Service Watch plays, documentaries, and indie and classic movies
Austin Theatre Resources
- Central Texas Live Theatre Read performance reviews, find auditions, read news, and see what’s currently playing in Central Texas
- Now Playing Austin is a resource for all things fine arts in Austin.