Learn about this PBS series that explores the influences, inspirations, and conflicts that have shaped the course of theatre. Site includes biographies of significant people, timeline of important theatre events, and links to other theatre resources.
ArtsAlive English Theatre
Find out how design and production, actors, playwrights, directors, and others come together to produce a performance. Includes glossary of commonly used theatre terms.
Family Week at the Theatre
Across New Jersey, young people and their families will receive free and/or discounted tickets to over 100 performances/events including free classes, workshops and backstage tours.
Children's Creative Theater Guide
Introduces children to theater history, games, terms, and other resources. Includes a virtual tour of a Nebraska children's theater and an original skit with costume and makeup ideas.
Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920
A multimedia collection from the Library of Congress.
Children's Theater Resource Webpage
Find children's theaters across the USA on this state-by-state listing.
The Art and Science of Theater
Learn how to stage a theatrical production, including finding a script, auditioning actors, building a set, and designing the lighting. Study the history of western theater from the time of ancient Greece to the twentieth century. Find out about authors and their plays which have made an impact on the development of theater.