Theatre Record

Theatre Record
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Theatre Record Magazine
Theatre Record:

Established in 1981, Theatre Record has probably the most influential readership of any theatre publication in the UK. It reprints in full all the national drama critics' reviews of productions in and out of London, with full casts and credits. It carries early information on plans for shows all over the country. It is kept for years as an essential reference. Theatre Record is read - and regularly consulted - by major practitioners: theatres and their administrators, companies and their directors, agents and their clients. It is read by the critics themselves and their entertainments editors. It goes to all major organisations working for the theatre industry. In addition, its circulation to drama schools, colleges and universities makes it available to the industry's next generation. Through our Library subscribers Theatre Record also reaches a wide readership among the general public and, because it forms an archive resource, remains in the public eye far longer than other journals. The readership of Theatre Record is not confined to Britain. It is widely read at the same high levels in Europe and the US, in Israel and Japan, Australia and New Zealand - in fact in most countries of the world.

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 comprises a comprehensive online searchable database for plays written in English since the production of Look back In Anger in 1956. Each play listing contains a playwright biography, synopsis, cast size, creative and production team for the premiere production, date and location of the first performance and much not only defines the World’s theatrical repertoire for the first time but also aims to revitalise that repertoire by reintroducing many lost scripts and providing a gateway for locating and clearing rights for a very large number existing scripts. We are delighted to receive information from users where our own research has been unable to locate details on the holder of a play's contains a comprehensive listing for each new play written in English produced by professional theatre companies, venues, festivals, commercial producers and once-off-producers from 1956 to the present. It includes adaptations, translations and new versions. The database also includes those plays produced by fringe (unsubsidised) companies and by semi-professional organisations, where the work is deemed to be of particular significance to the repertoire. Thus you will get help with playwright, dramatist, plays, biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production, published, dates, database, research.