Theatre Survey, the official journal of the American Society for Theater Research, began publication as an annual in 1960. Originally supported by a Brandeis University grant, it was first edited at Brandeis, and for a few years, at Princeton. Beginning in 1963,
Theatre Survey, was supported by the University of Pittsburgh and starting with Volume 5, 1964, when it became a semi-annual publication, it was also edited here. Pitt editors included Ralph G. Allen, George E. Bogusch, Attilio Favorini, and Raymond Pentzell. Dr. Favorini has been Executive Editor from 1972.
Theatre Survey was transferred from the University of Pittsburgh to State University of New York, Albany campus beginning with Volume 21 in 1980.