The Society for Theatre Research

How to Join the STR


The Society is open to anyone of whatever age who is interested inthe history and technique of the British theatre. Some members are academics, but at least half the membership has always comprised private individuals, who are theatre enthusiasts.

Benefits of Membership
» the Society's journal, Theatre Notebook (three times a year)
» at least one book publication a year
» the winter lecture series (October - May)
» a variety of other events around the UK (and occasionally abroad)
» the opportunity to publicise your research interests on this website.

PLEASE NOTE: the payment system, for new membership and renewals, changed in September 2014. Clicking "join now" or "renew now" will now take you directly to PayPal's secure website, where you can pay with your credit/debit card, or your own PayPal account.

New Members      UK      Overseas            
New Membership & Theatre Notebook Options
Individual 35.00 40.00
Student* 17.50 20.00
Corporate** 45.00 50.00
Life*** 400 (UK/overseas)
Theatre Notebook only 25.00 30.00

Renewals 2015      UK      Overseas            
Membership Renewal Options
Individual 35.00 45.00
Student* 17.50 20.00
Corporate** 45.00 50.00
Theatre Notebook only 25.00 30.00
*Student: available to full-time students over 18
**Corporate: available to libraries, drama departments, etc.
***Life: available to those over 65

The Society's year runs from 1st October to 30th September, but new members are welcome at any time, and receive the full entitlement of publications for that year.


You can join online by clicking the 'join now' button above.
If you would prefer to join by post, an application form can be downloaded here.