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Theatre/Performance Studies: Periodicals (Print & Online)



Databases, listed on the right, will lead you to literary, peer-reviewed journals. Please note that articles published in peer-reviewed journals are reviewed by experts and rigorously vetted before publication. Non-peer reviewed journals, such as the ones found on magazine racks of large booksellers or published on Google, are not peer-reviewed. 

Access to peer-reviewed materials is possible only through academic affiliation; i.e.,undergrauates, graduates, and faculty.



The study of drama as literature is well-served by databases that support literary studies:

The following are useful for basic information and in the early stages of research:

Some Popular Drama, Theatre and Performance Journals

Modern Drama

Theatre Journal

Performing Arts Journal

American Drama

Contemporary Theatre Review

Journal of Dramatic Theatre and Criticism

New Theatre Quarterly

Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies

Text & Performance Quarterly

Text & Presentation

Theatre Topics

The Drama Review

Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory