Selected Internet Subject Resources 

Theater and Costume


EServer Drama Collection
Collection of original plays and screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with theatre
Glossarist / Theatre
Collection of links to theatre glossaries and subject dictionaries.
Internet Broadway Database
IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.
Convenient online source to find plays published in collections, anthologies and periodicals. Don't find the play? There are other sources in print in the library to consult.
Mostly current information, but includes an awards database from 1917 to present.
Shakespeare's Monologues
Search for a monologue from Shakespeare's classics. Links from men or women will lead you to categorized lists of the monologues with play, act, scene and line numbers of each.
Theatre History on the Web
Classical to contemporary drama links as well as online resources for technical aspects.
WWW Virtual Library Theatre and Drama
Broad categories of large lists of links, note "Electronic text archives and plays online." Search the site (top right corner of the screen).


The Costume Page: Costuming Resources Online
Links to online costume books and images, costume history, ethnic and folk costume, theatrical costume, making and wearing costumes, and related sites.
The Costumer's Manifesto
Very commercial but does include textual information, historical images from classic costume texts, and patterns.
The Costume Site
Especially strong in its access to ethnic costume.
Glossarist / Fashion
Collection of links to fashion glossaries and subject dictionaries.
The History of Costume
Reproduces 500 costume plates from the "History of Costume" or "Zur Geschichte der Kostume"


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