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Theatre @ Webster University Library

This guide details resources for theatre and drama research. Use the tabs below to find information on different resources.

Finding reviews in ProQuest Central

Finding reviews in ProQuest Central

To locate reviews, search for the title of the play in quotation marks, and select document type 'Review.' You may need to add the keyword 'theater' in order to narrow results to reviews of performances. 

Finding reviews in ProQuest Historical Newspapers

To find reviews in the New York Times from 1851 until three years ago, use ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Try searching for the name of the show and the playwright or director in Advanced Search. Limit to Reviews under Document Type. If you don't find anything, try also limiting by date.