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North American Theatre Online

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Alexander Street Press
Alexander Street Press
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NATO includes in-depth detail records for more than 10,000 plays, many never published previously.  The material may be searched by author, title, date, format, characters, theatre style, and production company, among other criteria.  It also includes over 40,000 pages of reference sources in electronic format, including Annals of the New York Stage, and the American Theatre Companies series. Thousands of posters, playbills, and photographs are also included, as well as links to plays and related Web sites.

Number of Users:
unlimited simultaneous users
Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Cowan, William
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Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Theatre and Drama
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Theater--United States--Databases.
Theater--United States--Biography--Databases.