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Shakespeare in Performance

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Current and Forthcoming Shakespeare Productions
A list of current and forthcoming UK Shakespeare productions, updated monthly. Includes links to theatre websites where possible.  Also includes Shakespearean adaptations.

Current and Forthcoming Renaissance Drama Productions
A list, updated monthly, of current and forthcoming non-Shakespeare Renaissance Drama productions in the UK.

Traffic of the Stage
A database listing professional and amateur UK Shakespeare productions and adaptations, 1996-2002.  Enables searching by title, adaptation, theatre company, venue, year. 

Designing Shakespeare
A vast resource of photographs, reviews, and information relating to significant Shakespeare productions 1960-2000.  Hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London.

RSC Collection
Over 10,000 items including costumes, set designs, props, photographs and visual art

Library of Congress Federal Theatre Project
This online presentation includes over 13,000 images of items selected from the Federal Theatre 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.

Henslowe-Alleyn Archive 
Digitisation of over 2200 pages of the archive of Dulwich College.

Biographical Index to the Elizabethan Theater
Biographies of all the people known to have been involved with theatre in England between 1558-1642.
A theatre reviews site that covers the UK.  Provides reviews and full cast lists for UK productions

Shakespeare's Staging
  Performance bibliographies, images and videos. Produced by the University of California at Berkeley.   

Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
University of Illinois collection of Motley designs.

Portraits of Actors 1720-1920
University of Illinois collection of almost 3,500 portraits of British and American actors and other people connected with the theatre.


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