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Book Reviews

Theatre Reviews

To find Theatre reviews in contemporary newspapers and magazines:

Finding Theatre Reviews in the New York Times:

New York Times is available online Full Text through (not an Index)
Final New York City Edition

New York Times Online
Full text of all New York Times articles. 1985 - present.
You must be in Michigan to access this database. Updated daily

To find articles published before four years ago, you may search the New York Times (1851- Four Years Ago) -

Full text, fully searchable PDF files of the New York Times, including ads, cartoons, photos, maps, graphics, and more

The New York Times [newspaper in print]
Newspapers, second floor
Library has: last 30 days

Another source you may use is the New York Times Index in *print*. You must know the year that the play was produced, and look in the index volume for that year. The Index is alphabetical by subject. Under T, look for Theater - Reviews. Then look for the title of your play in the Theater - Reviews section.

The New York Times Index [Print]
Reference storage, call number: AI21 .N48
Library has: 1851 - 1997

Once you have found the citation to your pre-1980 play review in the New York Times, you will need to find your review in the New York Times, through the online New York Times 1851- Four Years ago.