Theatre & Drama: Websites
Annotated Web links, academically oriented and other, on the subject of Theatre.
Links from Millikin's Department of Theatre and Dance
: links to libraries and bookstores, professional organizations, music/musicals/opera, dance, online magazines and newspapers, technical/design resources, acting, Shakespeare, and more.
International Dialects of English Archive: "a repository of primary source recordings for actors and other artists in the performing arts" from the Department of Theatre and Film at the University Of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kansas. "All recordings are in English, are of native speakers, and you will find both English language dialects and English spoken in the accents of other languages. The recordings are downloadable and playable for both PC and Macintosh computers."
The Speech Accent Archive: "established to uniformly exhibit a large set of speech accents from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English all read the same English paragraph and are carefully recorded."
Visual Dialect Archive: "an archive of video clips from around the world, providing both aural and visual information about an accent or dialogue."
Internet Movie Script Database: Calls itself the "web's largest movie script resource", this site has transcripts for movies transcribed and then submitted by anyone. Scripts are then rated by the website and by website users, although it's unsure whether they are rated for accuracy or for the films' enjoyment.
Internet Broadway Theatre Database: "IBDB (Internet Broadway Database) archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today."