This article is from the Theatre FAQ, by aku@leland.Stanford.EDU (Andrew Chia-Tso Ku) with numerous contributions by others.
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AMERICAN THEATRE. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1984- .
Theatre Communications Group, 355 Lexington Ave., NY NY 10017
Reviews and essays on modern Am. theatre.
ARTS CALENDAR QUARTERLY. New York: The Arts Calendar, 1985- .
Arts Calendar, Inc., 600 W. 58th St., suite 9217 NY NY 10019
Guide to major events in theatre, music & dance -- note: Quarterly.
ARTS MANAGEMENT. New York: Radius Group, 1962-
Radius Group, 408 W. 57th st., NY NY 10019
5 x year.
Contemporary aspects of management in performing arts.
CALIFORNIA THEATRE ANNUAL. Beverly Hills, Ca.: Performing Arts Network, 1981-
9025 Wilshire Blvd., suite 210, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Theatre, theatre history & companies in Calif.
CANADIAN THEATRE REVIEW. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974-
University of Toronto Press, 5201 Dufferin St. Downsview, Ontario,
Canada, M3H 5T8
This is an academic/in-depth journal that provides essays on contemporary
Canadian Theatre, and reviews of published plays, and a playtext.
CANPLAY. Toronto: Playwrights Union of Canada, 1984-
54 Wolseley St, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1A5
Provides news about what PUC (Playwrights Union of Canada) members are
up to, listings of upcoming productions, job & contest postings.
COMPARATIVE DRAMA. Kalamazoo MI: W. Michigan University, 1967-
English Dept., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI 49008
Intended for researchers & students; incl. book reviews.
CRITICAL DIGEST. New York: Critical Digest, 1984-
225 W. 34th st., rm.918 NY NY 10001
Newsletter of NY & London Theatre news; digest of reviews.
DAILY VARIETY. Hollywood, CA: Daily Variety, 1933-
Daily Variety, 1400 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
5 x week.
note: Daily comes out of LA, so coverage is a little different from Weekly.
DRAMA REVIEW. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1988-
MIT Press, 55 Hayward St., Cambridge MA 02142
Quarterly. continues: The Drama Review, 1968-1987.
Scholarly pieces, essays, interviews, letters, editorials
DRAMATISTS GUILD QUARTERLY. New York: Dramatists Guild, 1964-
234 W 44th st., NY NY 10036
Professional playwriting, music and lyric writing, & Guild business.
JOURNAL OF DRAMATIC THEORY AND CRITICISM. Kansas: Univ. of Kansas, 1986-
Dept. of Theatre & Media Arts, Univ of Kansas, Lawrence KN 66045
As it sound; history and criticism of drama/theatre
LONDON THEATRE NEWS. New Jersey: London Theatre News, 1988-
30 Broad St., Denville NJ 07834
Reviews, bios, what's on in England -- publ. in NJ so not overseas mail...
MODERN DRAMA. Downsview, Canada: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1958-
Journals Dept., 5201 Dufferin St., Downsview Ont. M3H 5T8
Am., British & Canadian drama as literature.
THE MUSICALS COLLECTION. Orbis Publishing, 1993 or 1994-
Kings Cliffe, Peterborough PE8 6Yp England.
(Each 'issue' consists of a cassette or cd of the music and a magazine
of facts and figures, a listener's guide, a whos who for the show and
hints for further listening. The recordings are taken from That's
Entertainment and Musical Heritage recordings. Available through
NEW YORK THEATRE CRITICS REVIEW. New York: Critic's Theatre reviews, 1943-
Four Park Ave.,Suite 21D, NY NY 10016
NY (and some nat'l) reviews of NY theatre collated by show; annual index.
NTQ -- New Theatre Quarterly. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985-
32 East 57th St., NY NY 10022
Continues: Theatre Quarterly.
Bibliographies, documentation and histor. research on all aspects of theatre.
PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT IN CANADA. Avanti magazines, 1991-
700 Caledonia Rd., Toronto, Ont. M6B 4H9
Continues: Performing arts in Canada, 1961-1990.
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PERFORMING ARTS JOURNAL. New York: PAJ Publications, 1976-
PAJ Publications, 325 Spring St., Rm. 318 NY NY 10013
Drama, dance, video, etc.; book reviews, interviews, + a new play
PLAYBILL MAGAZINE. New York: Playbill, inc., 1964-
Playbill Inc., 71 Vanderbilt Ave., NY NY 10169
Mo. mailing of the programs handed out at NY theatres; cast & prod. info
Playbill is going online at Prodigy in 11/94 and at other
commercial services in 1995.
PLAYS INTERNATIONAL. London: Chancery Publ., 1985-
F6 Greenwood Ct, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, Shropshire ST1 3TB England
Reviews, bios, interviews, what's on in England + play or play excerpt.
PLAYS AND PLAYERS. London: Brevet Publ., 1953-
18 Friern Park, North Finchley, London N12 9DA England
Absorbed: Theatre World in 1966.
Reviews, bios, interviews, what's on in England
SHOW BUSINESS. New York: Leo Shull Publications, 1941-
1501 Broadway, NY NY 10036
"the entertainment weekly" -- show business is his life
SHOW MUSIC. Conn.: Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, 1982-
P. O. Box 466, East Haddam, CT 06423-0466
All aspects - book & record reviews, interviews, historical research
STAGES. Norwood, NJ: Curtains inc., 1984-
8 Frasco Lane, Norwood NJ 07648
10 x yr.
Reviews (theatre, book, film) of B'way, Off & Off Off B'way.
TDR -- The Drama Review. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1955-
55 Hayward St., Cambridge MA 02142.
Performance studies; often deals with gender conflicts, feminist views
THEATERWEEK. New York: TheaterWeek, 1987-
28 W. 25th Street, 4th Floor, NY NY 10010
Reviews, interviews, production pieces, gossip, restaurants...
THEATRE. New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1977-
Yale University School of Drama, 222 York St, New Haven CT 06520
3 x yr.
Essays on theory & practice; companies & individuals; US & Europe.
THEATRE CRAFTS. New York: Theatre Crafts Assn, 1967-
135 Fifth Ave., NY NY 10010
9 x yr.
Tech. aspects (scenic design, costume, lighting etc.) for thea.,film,video.
THEATRE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY. New York: US Inst. of Theatre Tech., 1965-
330 W. 42 St., suite 1702 NY NY 10036
Tech & production articles (theory & practice)
THEATRE JOURNAL. Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979-
701 W. 40th st, suite 275, Baltimore MD, 21211
Continues: Educational Theatre Journal (v.1, 1949-v.31, 1979)
publ. for the University and College Theatre Association.
THEATRE NEWS. Washington DC: American Theatre Assn., 1968-
1010 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington DC 20007
Different aspects of Am. theatre, by Am. Theatre Assn.
THEATRE RECORD. Middlesex, Eng.: Ian Herbert, 1981-
4 Cross Deep Gardens, Twickenham TW1 4QU Middlesex Eng.
Formerly: London Theatre Record.
English reviews of English theatre collated by show; annual index.
THEATRE SURVEY. Albany, NY: Am. Soc. for Theatre Research, 1960-
SUNY at Albany, PAC 266 Albany NY 12222
Scholarly articles on theatre history.
THEATRUM. Toronto: Theatrum Publishing Inc. 1985-
PO Box 55119, Fairview Mall PO, 1800 Sheppard Ave. E.
Willowdale, Ontario, Canada M2J 5B9
5 x year.
Trade magazine for theatre professionals and those-interested-in-theatre.
It publishes articles, interviews, a production calendar, a "Theatre
Inform" column reviews of productions and books.
VARIETY. New York: Variety, 1905-
154 W. 46th St., NY NY 10036
The 'real' Variety; reviews, casting, $, tours; book & film reviews; obits