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Theatre: Home

This guide will help you find resources about theatre history and production techniques.

Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 of the world’s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, online in streaming video—more than 500 hours in all. Titles of these videos are now available in UT's Library Catalog.

New Databases

Triadic Ballet, designed and created by Oskar Schlemmer. Photo by Karl Grill, c. 1922

Starting Points

For Books:

Check the library catalog.

Browse the PN1600-3307 areas in the Reference collection on the first floor of Hodges Library.

For Articles:

For all areas of the Performing Arts: International Index to the Performing Arts   

For American and Canadian Theatre: North American Theater Online

For recent articles and reviews: Academic Search Premier

For Images:

Try Google Images or Google Art Project.

Check AP Images or consult the Image Guide listed there.

Explore the American Memory project from the Library of Congress.

To watch a video:

Theatre in Video provides access to over 250 performances.

Or find a DVD or VHS in our library catalog and watch it in The Studio or at home. Also investigate our streaming media guide.

Subject Guide

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Chris Caldwell
Chris Caldwell
Assistant Professor & Humanities Librarian
Special Collections
University of Tennessee Libraries
Subjects:English, Theatre