History & Research



Looking for historical information on American musical theatre?  Check out the links below!

Acting Depot.com

The Actors Fund

Amazon.com (Your purchase helps to keep out website FREE!)

Hollywood Creative Directory Online

Internet Movie Database (I.M.D.B. search actor/director et al)

Los Angeles Professional Actor’s Webring

OnStage: The Actor’s Resource (N.Y. based site)

Pro And Con Productions

Ricci Adam’s Music Theory Lessons

Artslynx.org/ (search for familiar) Playwrights, Lyricists, Composers

The George Gershwin Educational Fanpage

Famous composers offical homepage/web sites search

The Gilbert And Sullivan Archive

Los Angeles Public Library (search for songs in books owned by L.A.P.L.)

Lyrics Connection

The Johnny Mercer Foundation

Muse’s Muse.com (multiple links & resources for songwriters)

Musical Makers (Where imagination meets the page & stage)

The Orchestra Pit (research on orchestration for musical theatre)

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization

Yahoo.com/Songwriting/Songwriters Websties (100’s of other composer listings)

Artslynx Internationl Theatre Resources

American Variety Stage/Vaudeville

B.M.I.’s Homepage

Broadway Archive: 50 yrs. of Broadway shows on video
(Your purchase helps to keep our website FREE)

EverythingShowBiz.com (The most comprehensive search engine available)

Find RIGHTS & RECORDS for a specific musical

The Infography about Musical Theater in America

Los Angeles Public Library

McCoy’s Guide To Theatre And Performance Studies

The Muse’s Muse.com

Musical Theatre Resources Online

Obscure Stages (An Annotated Bio of Commedia dell’Arte, Music Hall, Pantomime)

Off The Press (story background research culled from various sources)

On Broadway Information page

Performing Arts Links (world wide listings)

So Musical! The Definitive Musical Directory

Stage & Screen: The Book Club for the Performing Arts

Starbound: Musical Theatre Resources


Theater Mania.com

Theatricopia: An abundance of links and more for Musical Theatre fans

Tony Awards Online

The World of Mime Theatre

Fynsworth Alley: Theatre Music Has A New Home

Film Score Monthly (online e-zine of TV/Film music)

Find the homepage/web site for a specific musical

The Great MGM Musicals Page

Musical Heaven (celebrating over 750 musicals of yesterday and today)

Musicals . Net

Musical Theatre International

StageAgent.com (Search 100’s of musicals, dramas & operas for cast info, songs, plot and more)!

Theatre.com (search for the OFFICIAL web site of a musical)

Varese Sarabande.com (Hard to find TV, Film & Showtune L.P. Albums)

Visit the A.M.T.R.L.’s “OnlineNews” category for more listings

Backstage West (Los Angeles) Show Guide/Reviews

Culturefinder: The Online Address For The Arts

Playbill Online

Production Notes: Weekly E-mail & Internet bulletin for the theatre industry

Show Music Magazine

Talkin’ Broadway – B-way & Off-B-way discussion, cast recording news, reviews


League of American Theatres & Producers

National Alliance for Musical Theatre

National Endowment For The Arts

The RAT Theatre Conference

Theatre Communications Group

Theatre Development Fund

University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA)

Artslynx.org/ (search for familiar) Playwrights, Lyricists, Composers

Dramatic Exchange

Dramatists Play Service Inc.

Links To Specific Theatre Playwrights

The Musical Theater Writers Workshop

Screenwriters Utopia

ScriptSeeker.com (find/research stories to turn into shows)

www.123world.com (worldwide theater listings)

AmericanTheater Web

Theatre Central: The Directory of Theatre Resources (on Playbill Online)

Theatre-Link.com (complete guide to San Diego theatres)

The Turnabout Theater Historical Website (L.A. Public Library)

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