Drama HOME - Subjects

American Theatre Wing: "An acclaimed fixture on New York television and in the theatre community for 30 years, the American Theatre Wing's "Working in the Theatre" offers an unprecedented forum for the meeting of theatrical minds. Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a rare opportunity for students and audiences to see the people who create theatre engaged in thoughtful conversation with one another." This working group is the founder of the Tony Awards.


Costume Gallery: Created and maintained by Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier, this Fashion and Costume Index contains "over 40,000 web pages, 85,000 images, and two databases. The website covers the vast history of the fashion, costume, and textile industries. "The Costume Research Library is dedicated to online articles and resources, and contains links to over 5,500 web pages of period fashion articles, catalogs, books, photographs, and images."


Database of Broadway Information: Search the Vault to locate and download playbills by name of play. Use browse feature to explore a selection of plays and musicals.


EServer: Drama: Use this search engine to locate hundreds of plays organized by historical period. Downloads of scripts are free-of-charge.


Internet Broadway Database: "The IBDB archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today."


Performing Arts and Artists Worldwide : PAAW is a resource portal to over 2,000 Web sites providing the latest information in art, film, music and the performing arts.


Performing Arts Encyclopedia: "This is a guide to the performing arts resources at the Library of Congress. The PAE provides information about the Library's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, and other materials."


Performing Arts Reading Room : The Music division of the Library of Congress has provided a list of links to performing arts libraries and research aids, periodical indexes, doctoral dissertations, obituaries and necrologies, dance sites, theatre sites, opera, film music, church music, music organizations, music industry sites, music publisher's sites, copyright information, sheet music sites, and song lyrics sites.


SimplyScripts-Movie Scripts and Screenplays: This site "links to hundreds of downloadable scripts, movie scripts, screenplays, and transcripts of current, classic and maybe a few soon-to-be-released movies, television, anime, unproduced and radio shows. A screenwriter's resource."


SparkNotes: "SparkNotes books and SparkNotes.com exist to help students learn and practice basic skills, write a paper, study for a test and achieve their academic goals."


Theatre, Drama from Around the World: A list of websites on the history of theatre: theatre companies, genres, and countries. This index includes links on actors, playwrights, experimental theatre, etc.


Vanderbilt Television News Archive: "The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is a very extensive and complete archive of television news. Individuals may make requests for video tape loans for reference, study, classroom instruction, and research. This site offers DVDs or videotapes that are duplications of entire broadcasts as well as compilation tapes of individual news stories specified by the borrower."


WWW Virtual Library: Theatre and Drama: This site provides "pointers to resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages."

American Film Institute: The latest film information from the institute as well as an extensive archive, including classic Hollywood films plus links to past years' film festivals.


Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive:  An in-depth guide documenting a wide range of types of films, including: foreign, independent, classic, and avant-garde cinema.


Best Plays Theatre Yearbook: Headlines from the Best Plays Theatre Yearbook including a list of plays by title from 2001 to current year.


California Education Theatre Association: This organization promotes quality theatre education throughout the State of California.


Folsom Lake College Theatre: The official site of the Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College.


San Francisco State University: Theatre Arts: The theatre arts department Web site provides information on the current season, past productions and student resources.


Santa Rosa Junior College: Theatre Arts: The theatre arts department Web site provides information on the current season, past productions and student resources.


Shakespeare's Plays: The complete text of Shakespeare's plays, based primarily on the First Folio, and a variety of helpful resources, including extensive explanatory notes, character analysis, source information, and articles and book excerpts on a wide range of topics unique to each drama. Created and maintained by Amanda Mabillard, B.A. (Honors) in English at the University of Alberta, Canada, and the Guide to Shakespeare for About, Inc. for eight years.


Harris Center for the Arts at FLC: Funded by state and local bonds, with additional support from the Los Rios Community College District and donations to the Folsom Lake College Foundation, The Harris Center for the Arts is a a $50 million, 80,000 square foot regional arts center which opened in 2011. "The Center hosts an evolving array of vibrant programs geared for people of all ages and backgrounds. Among these are: presentations that bring artists from around the world to perform and share; partnerships that make the Center a home for local artists and arts organizations; and Productions that are work created and/or developed on site."