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Theatre and Drama Premium

On this page, we will show the unique search features for Theatre and Drama Premium. Go to the Alexander Street Multimedia Platform LibGuide for a complete guide to Alexander Street Multimedia's search and display features.

Unique Facets for Browsing and Filtering

Theatre and Drama Premium search results have unique facets to refine the search. Examples of some of these facets include:

  • format (audio, text, video, etc.)
  • content type (documentary, performance, photograph, play, sketch, spoken word recording, technical drawing, etc.)
  • playwright (Langston Hughes, William Shakespeare, Gertrude Stein, Elizabeth Wong, etc.)
  • performer/ensemble (Gia Carides, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hector Elizondo, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Alex Kingston, Natalie Simpson, etc.)
  • performance venue (Royal National Theatre, Salzburger Landestheater, Teatro Hispano, etc.)
  • play/work (La Bohème, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Don Quixote de la Mancha, Frankenstein, Hamlet, etc.)

Some of these facets only appear when specific sub-collections are searched, such as North American Indian Drama. Others appear for all of Theatre and Drama Premium, such as those in the example below under "Refine Your Search." 

Screenshot of refine your search for Theatre and Drama Premium

Advanced Search

Theatre and Drama Premium Advanced Search also has various facet options. These change depending on which Discipline is selected on the left side of Advanced Search. In the screenshot below, the Advanced Search options reflect the selection of Theatre under Music & Performing Arts.

Screenshot of Theatre Advanced Search