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Musical Theater: News, Reviews, Journals

News & Magazines

On & Off Broadway & London news, shows, features

Playbill Online (free version)

Playbill print subscription -- library retains past 12 months


Auditions, casting calls, news & reviews

Backstage Online (free version)

Backstage print subscription -- library retains past 6 months

e-access to print


 

Film, television, theater & entertainment news

Variety Online (free version)

Variety print subscription -- library retains past 6 months

e-access to print

Performance Reviews Online

Performance Reviews in Journals & Magazines

Both Performing Arts Database and Music Database  index performance reviews published in thousands of journals, magazines, and news sources in music, dance, theater and film.

To search for performance revews in either of these databases:

1. Go to the advanced search.

2. in a keyword search box at the top, enter the name of the show (e.g. "Sweeney Todd")

3. Under Document type, click 

If relevant, use document type of "Dance review," "Music review,"  "Opera review," or "Recording review."