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Off Broadway Online
http://www.offbroadwayonline.com/links.php3
The links section of Off Broadway Online contains links to performance groups, organizations, publications, discussions and more.

Playbill On-line
http://www1.playbill.com/
With news, listings, and features PLaybill On-line is a good place to start if you want to see a show, especially on Broadway.

Theatre Communications Group
http://tcg.org/
The Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is a national service organization that exists to strengthen, nurture and promote the not-for-profit American theatre.

Theatre Development Fund
http://www.tdg.org
The Theatre Development Fund is the largest not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts in the country.

Jack Wolcott's Theatre History on the Web
http://artsci.washington.edu/drama/jack.html
A site maintained by retired University of Washington Drama Department Professor Jack Wolcott. It provides links to a wealth of online resources for theatre history.

Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts
http://www.jinjapan.org/museum/
Part of the Japanese Information Network, the Virtual Museum provides an excellent introduction to Japanese arts with brief descriptions of various forms, photographs, and illustrations.

An Introduction to Bunraku
http://www.ultra-k.com/bunraku/english
More than an introduction, a comprehensive guide to the history and performance of Bunraku with descriptions of constructing puppets.

Encyclopaedia Britannica - Kabuki
http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=45282&tocid=0
A very thorough article on Kabuki from Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Kabuki For Everyone
http://www.fix.co.jp/kabuki/kabuki.html
From actor Ichimura Manjiro, this site provides a wealth of Kabuki material including, plot summaries, videos of recent plays, descriptions of musical instruments, as well as a demonstration of a makeup session.

The Kabuki Story
http://www.lightbrigade.demon.co.uk/index.htm
A school project that examines the Edo period through Kabuki. An excellent site discussing many aspects of Kabuki including classroom activities.

Japan - A Country Study
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/jptoc.html
A large and extensive study of Japan from the Library of Congress with specific information on the war years and the allied occupation.

Japan Capitulates
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/wwii-pac/japansur/japansur.htm
From the Department of the Navy Historical Center, this site documents the navy's activities in Japan during the occupation.

Domino Theory - Encyclopaedia Britannica
http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=31386&tocid=0

Battlefield Vietnam
http://www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/resources/index.html
A thorough site that focuses on the actual fighting in Vietnam that includes a timeline and introduction to the history of the war.

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