The best source for finding reviews of concerts, dance performances, or plays is newspapers.
To determine what resource you'll need, consider the context of the review you're looking for:
1. If you don't know what city the performance was in or would like a wide mix of reviews, start with the databases listed below or Lexis Nexis to find reviews from many newspapers.
2. If you know the particular newspaper you need, use the Library Catalog Journal Search for individual newspaper titles, like the New York Times (see the slideshow below for how to do this).
3. If you need historic reviews, start with:
Some tips that work in most, if not all, of the online search tools
The quotation marks let the database know that you need those words to appear together and in that order and the AND limits the results to articles containing both phrases.