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WikiProject Theatre Welcome to WikiProject Theatre! The goal of this project is to improve all articles relating to
theatre, making Wikipedia one of the best online resources on the subject.
As it currently stands, the vast majority of these articles are in need of some serious attention. While many of the important topics do have existing articles, the quality of these can be quite poor. If you would like to participate in the project, please sign up below, look for jobs in the
to-do list, and join in with project-related discussions at the
Any and all articles related to theatre on Wikipedia, including, but not limited to:
plays) Theatrical biographies (such as
theatrical producers and theatre companies) Theatre history (including
Epic theatre etc.) Modern theatre (i.e.
Theatre of Cruelty,
physical theatre etc.)
Theatres, i.e. theatre buildings, venues and structures
Theatre is a very broad topic! There are several descendant and related projects to help organise work on theatrical articles:
Other related WikiProjects include
To improve the quality of articles on theatre, bringing articles on important topics up to featured article standard.
To create articles to cover the topic of theatre comprehensively, including articles on non-western theatre.
To make Wikipedia the finest, most comprehensive resource of theatre topics available online.
The entire subject and Wikipedia's coverage of it is intended to be summarized in the
. It in turn is part of
Outline of theatre Wikipedia's outline system which is one of
Wikipedia's main contents systems.
If Wikipedia has an article or article section about those topics, please add links to them.
Please look it over and fill-in missing topics.
While analyzing the outline, please consider the following questions (and fix the outline as needed):
Is the structure of the outline (sections and indents) representative of the subject?
Does the outline help understand the relationships between the topics presented in the best way possible?
The overall purpose of the outline is to help readers comprehend the subject by showing what belongs to it, and within the subject what belongs to what. It is a taxonomy of the subject, and also serves as a table of contents and navigation aid to browse Wikipedia's articles (and article sections) about the subject.
It is also a useful tool for the WikiProject to analyze, plan, develop, and revise theatre-related material. It is a hub from which to organize related topics. It was built as a "
reverse outline", a
structural model of an existing work, which in addition to being a summary of the work, can reveal the gaps and other weaknesses for revision purposes.
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Theatre articles by quality and importance
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Former Featured Articles
Wikipedia:WikiProject Theatre/Featured Articles for a list of current and former featured articles.
Portal:Theatre/DYK for related
WP:DYKs that appeared on the
Wikipedia:WikiProject Theatre/Popular pages shows the 1000 pages in this project that receive the most traffic. This gives an idea of which pages are popular and might need attention (if their quality level is not as high as we would wish).
Thomprod - stage manager, lighting designer, orchestra conductor, rehearsal pianist
Mark E (
Mdukas - trained audience member
Mfs1013 wants to program moving lights for theatre
Matthewrbowker - High School Thespian, Lighting Designer
Aaron Booth - Actor
ArtifexMayhem - Professional.
Beth Phillips - Ph.D English/Theatre History. Doctoral dissertation on Clifford Odets; currently writing biography of Odets.
Tito Dutta (
Sirkablaam Just did some theatre in high school and college.
Jburlinson Restoration theatre and American theater.
The Dancing Badger (
Saslos Theatre designers
Alexandru M. (
Andrew Hendo (
Menmsha Actor, musician. Primarily interested in Los Angeles theatre.
PhantomRed Actor, singer.
Elizabeth Tavares Renaissance/English theatre history
50DFF Interested in Irish Theatre
Codecinderblock Lighting Designer
BessieMaelstrom Playwright, theatre maker
Chip Bored person Mónica Morgantown
contribs) Theatre enthusiast Robin1007
talk) 12:46, 15 September 2020 (UTC) - music director, rehearsal pianist, orchestrator, actress
Ninedragonspot American aficionado of traditional theater in the Sinosphere.
contribs) Lighting Designer and
Chongkian - Taiwan theaters
talk) primarily interested in Oxford-based theatre and theatre makers
Kevin M Marshall
Girl-razor, primarily interested in European theatre
Duckie for broadway
Steven J. Anderson
Sebbi - primarily interested in contemporary theatre practices.
KlickingKarl - interest in UK theatre buildings.
Brettstout Interest in
CPolo Interested in
Thatguykalem - Trained actor.
Sean - HS Thespian and techie
15lsoucy - Plays of Racine
waltjohnson - BA and MFA in Technical Theatre w/pro exp. ad Tech Dir, Asst Tech Dir, and Production Mgr
OperaticNun - Interested in Irish and Shakespearean/classical theatre
talk) 10:13, 21 September 2010 (UTC)
Act Class 1742
ÇaCestCharabia - PhD Candidate in Theatre History
Jwyllie - primary interest in improvisational theatre - co-founder of Canadian Improv Games - studied under David Shepherd
JoyceJoyce1 - Professional.
Alexroller - Professional actor doing mostly amateur productions, intend to pursue as a career.
Leigh C. Tyler
User:Nightenbelle - Minor in theater, Former High school Thespian, High School Theater Teacher, Active in the Twin Lakes Playhouse Community Theater.
Dental plan (
Lisa needs braces)
Voltaire&Leibniz Enlightenment France and ancient Greek plays.
Ninquelosse Oscar Wilde's plays
Parasitaster - Elizabethan/Jacobean theatre; musical theatre; opera.
Bd1896 - Ph.D. in Theatre/English Professor. 19c/early 20c US theatre.
Chickeninapram - Deputy technical mgr RSC 1998-2003
tomnnnn PhD Student. Interested in contemporary British theatre.
jwvarner Confused peasant looking for guidance.
User:aka bekka Modern Theater , Performance, live art
Caleb Bond - Actor
poisonborz Hungarian theatres and actors