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Theatre History

Research resources for the study of theatre history

Digital Scripts

Note: Theatre from Alexander Street includes a number of subcollections listed below. You can use the link above to search across all of these collections at once, or use the links below to browse for specific types of plays or playwrights.

Subcollections of Theatre from Alexander Street

In the Library

You can search our digital and in-library collections simultaneously by title, author, subject, or keyword below. Click Advanced Search for additional search criteria (like material type, language, year, etc.). Select book as material type if you're looking for a hard copy.



Typing in an author's name or play title while leaving the dropdown option as Keyword will include results for plays that are in the library as part of an anthology (or a collection of multiple plays in one book).

Interlibrary Loan

Choose either of the options below to submit a request:

  • Fill out the ILL request form directly based on item type.
  • Check WorldCat for the item you need; in the item record, use the Request Item button to submit your ILL Request.
Consider making a purchase request

If you think that we should have the item in our permanent collection, please let us know by filling out our Purchase Request Form.