Choosing a database can be overwhelming! We've compiled a list of best bets for theatre research with a brief description of their specialties and strengths. As you're navigating our list of recommended databases make sure you're thinking about...
Check out the database descriptions below to choose the database that best fits your topic. Remember that if you select and EBSCO or a ProQuest database, you can use the cross-searching feature to search multiple databases at once!
If your topic crosses multiple fields of study - like scenic design, costume design, or theatre as practiced by a specific cultural group or in a specific region of the world - be sure to check out the next page on Interdisciplinary Resources for more recommendations.
For a more exhaustive list than the one below, check out the full list of theatre databases that UIUC subscribes to.