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American Theater Web
Looking for theaters and shows? Here is a site that has schedules for theaters throughout the United States.

The Kennedy Center and the National Endowment for the Arts have a searchable and browseable database of the best the web has to offer in theater, dance and music.
Browse theater news and buy Broadway tickets. Gives information about the latest greatest hits.

City of Chicago
Connections to performance schedules in Chicago.

Centerstage Chicago
The Chicago area theater guide includes articles, reviews theater listings and information about casting calls.

Internet Broadway Database
The official archival database for Broadway theatre information. It provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.

The Internet Theatre Database
A colorful site with great links. It is a source to find out about the living history of theatre past, present, and future.

Live Broadway
The official website of Broadway.

London Theatre Guide
This guide was created to provide a reliable source of information pertaining to London Theatre on the internet. This guide is designed to be a reference source with seating plans, reviews and listings of shows.

Milwaukee Footlights
Your on-line guide to performing arts and entertainment.
Awesome resource, with an exhaustive listings of Broadway and Off Broadway shows, with reviews, running time, cast, and credits. Tells about each venue, how to get there, and its comfort level.

The Ordway Music Theater
Schedules for this theater located in downtown St. Paul.

The Rep Milwaukee
Get play and ticket information for great repertory theater in Wisconsin.

Actors' Equity Association
Founded in 1913 this is the labor union representing actors and stage managers in the legitimaet theater in the United States. The site includes casting calls, news and events, resources and union services.

Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress
This online presentation includes over 13,000 images of items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. Featured here are stage and costume designs, still photographs, posters, and scripts for productions of Macbeth and The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus as staged by Orson Welles, and for Power, a topical drama of the period. Also included are other playscripts and documents selected from the Federal Theatre Project Administrative Records.

Playbill Online
This is a comprehensive theater site that includes news, theater listings around the world, feature stories, casting and jobs, seating charts, and more.

Features specific information on New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, London and Toronto theater.

This site features links for musical theatre fans. Click on lyrics to connect to a list of musicals, then click on the title of a musical to retrieve all the lyrics from that musical.

Purchase theater and other entertainment tickets online. Also a good place to see what plays are touring the states.

Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
This is the biggest Theatre Glossary on the Web. Listings are based in the UK, but US terms are included where known.

Theatre History on the Web
This site is maintained to provide easy access to useful research sites throughout the world. There are comprehensive listings of sites divided by time period, as well as a directory of cultural centers, museums and libraries related to theater.

WWW Virtual Library for Theatre and Drama
Here you will find pointers to resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages. There is an exhaustive range of links to international online articles, journals, museums, organizations and theatre companies and annotated links to a rich and truly fascinationg series of collections of theatre images.

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Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

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