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Finding Play Reviews
Academic Search Ultimate
Select "Advanced Search" and select "Entertainment Review" under Document Type. In the search box type in the title of the play, performer, venue, or playwright.
New York Times Historical
Select "Advanced Search" In the search box type in the title of the play, performer, venue, or playwright. Under document type check the box "Reviews"
In the search box type in the title of the play, performer, venue, or playwright. Click on "Advanced Options" and select "Theatre Reviews" Click Apply. Click Search.
Select "Advanced Search" Type the name of the play, performer, venue, or playwright and then under "Select Document Types" chose "Theater Review" You can also limit to Full Text Only.
An online database of Broadway theater production information from 1930 to present, created and operated by Playbill. Provides Playbill cover images; Broadway casts; who’s who biographies; awards; production credits, photos and videos; actor head shots; and box office data.
Internet Off-Broadway Database (Lortel Archives)
Also known as the Lortel Archives, includes information about off-Broadway productions going back to 1958.