Theater Resources

This page has general resources for theater. Lesson plans and activities for specific plays are indexed on the Drama Page .

Children's Theatre/Creative Drama
Lesson plans, books, and other useful resources for using and assessing drama in the classroom.

The Costume Page
What do you want to know about theater costumes? Find it here!

Development of English drama
The development of English drama from mystery plays to morality plays and, eventually, to Shakespeare. This TED-ED video (3:47) is captioned and includes follow-up materials.

Drama Games for Kids
This page links to 41 activities: warm-ups, ensemble building, characterization, and more.

Horton's Stage Page
More than 100 free monologues, scenes, and one-act plays for actors and directors to use as audition pieces and classroom exercises.

Jack Wolcott's Theatre History on the Web
Theatre throughout history, please information on costumes, design, lighting, and other technical aspects.

Plays for Kids
More than 400 free downloadable scripts, including adaptations of classic works, reader's theater, more.

Reader's Theater
Background, scripts, and ideas for using RT in the classroom.

Theatre History on the Web
Links to sites from classical to 20th Century.