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Theatre: Finding Articles

Where to Search

Theater Related Journals

Below is a list of music journals available in print or electronically at Alvernia's Library.

Select a subject below and browse the journals.  Then click on the database link to view abstracts or full-text journal articles.

Ask a Librarian if you need help!

Theater Journals:

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Google Scholar Search

Interlibrary Loan

Can't find the full text of an article you need?  

Use our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service to request materials.  Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service through which materials not owned by the Library may be requested from other libraries.  Before requesting material, check the library catalog to make sure the library does not own or have electronic access to what you want.  Need help?  Ask a Librarian!

Contact the Interlibrary Loan Assistant, Bobbie Rohrbach, with requests at 610-796-8224 or

Search Term Suggestions

Having trouble with your search?  

Here a list of terms you can utilize in your search:

  • Use "Theater" not "Theatre", unless it's a proper name used in the UK
  • Drama ___th Century
  • Drama with Narrower Term (ex: American)
  • Comedy
  • Tragedy
  • Farce
  • Musicals
  • One-Act Plays
  • Puppet Plays
  • Pantomime
  • Acting
  • Dialog
  • Opera
  • Stage Management
  • "Theater Production and Directing"
  • Playwrites: Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965