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IB Theatre - Director's Notebook (last assessment 2022): Resources

This guide provides resources for the Director's Notebook (Task 2) external assessment for IB Theatre (last assessment 2022)..

Background Reading in Theatre

As you start work on your Director's Notebook, it can be helpful to do some background research in the play(s) or topic(s) you're interested in using for your project.  

West Sound Academy Resources

Drama for Students provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.  Remote access requires Library ID password.

Plays are in alphabetical order by title, with leading articles 'a', 'for', and 'the' ignored.  

Click on the links to see Drama for Students titles starting with:

0-9     A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I   

   J     K     L     M    N     O     P     Q     R     S   

   T     U     V    W    X     Y     Z

Other WSA Databases

Artstor (sub-collection related to theatre and dance)

Digital Theatre Plus

Drama Online

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile) (supports research in the performing arts, including theatre)

Gale Literature

Regional Library Resources

Databases at Regional Libraries

Reviews of live performances, theatre news

New York Times Theater Reviews
West End London Theatre Reviews & News

Topic-specific websites

General Stagecraft
Lighting
Costumes

 

Drama for Students - Titles Starting with 'M'

Drama for Students - Titles Starting with 'S'

Drama for Students - Titles Starting with 'T'

Drama for Students - Titles Starting with 'Z'

Digital Theatre Plus

Drama Online

Artstor

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)

Gale Literature

Databases at Regional Libraries

Literature Resource Center
         Updated biographical information, library criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from ancient times to the present.  Available through both Kitsap Regional Library and Seattle Public Library.

New York Times Theater Reviews

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West End London Theatre Reviews & News

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General Stagecraft

Lighting

Costumes

         

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