Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Theatre Studies: Journals & Databases

Basic Searching on Summon

Advanced Searching on Summon

How to search a database

Databases we found

Drama Online

Content: plays

Drama Online offers the texts of plays from new and established writers together with scholarly notes, annotated texts and critical analysis.

Please note the MIC subscription does not include audio content.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database

Content: articles

This database contains articles on drama, theatre, stagecraft, musical theatre, pantomime, performance art, amongst others. 


Content: books and articles

Browse or search journals or books in the area of performing arts. 

Project Muse

Content: articles

Multi-disciplinary in nature, this full-text database covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts in addition to other disciplines.

Irish Film & TV Research Online

This website brings together the wide diversity of research material relating to Irish-made cinema and television as well as to Irish-themed audio-visual representations produced outside of Ireland.

How to find e-journals on a topic

Journals we found

New Theatre Quarterly

This journal publishes news, analysis and debate within the field of theatre studies.

Applied Theatre Research

Focuses on drama, theatre and performance with specific audiences or participants in a range of social contexts and locations.

Text and Performance Quarterly

Text and Performance Quarterly publishes original scholarship that explores and advances the study of performance as a communicative, critical and social practice.

Theatre Journal

This journal features social and historical studies, production reviews and theoretical inquiries that analyze dramatic texts and production.

Times Literary Supplement

TLS provides up-to-date reviews and essays on plays.

Click here to search for a specific journal or to browse the full collection of journals.

Connect with MIC Library

twitter logo        instagram logo        Youtube logo


Limerick Campus:

Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, Ireland, V94 VN26