Provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of unique films of current, leading British theatre productions. Includes behind-the-scenes documentaries as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a deeper understanding of the productions and texts. Learning resources include a detailed introduction, plot summary, character biographies, a relationship map, language analysis, scene study, performance background and historical context for each play. Updates vary.
This online resource contains all of the content available in the print International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles¸ including Canadian Theatre Review¸ Dance Chronicle¸ Dance Teacher¸ Modern Drama¸ PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art¸ Research in Dance Education¸ Research in Drama Education¸ Studies in Theatre and Performance¸ TDR: The Drama Review¸ Theater¸ and many more. Additional full text available includes more than 50 books & monographs.
Shakespeare in Performance showcases rare and unique prompt books from the world-famous Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. Supported by the Charles Phelps Taft Research Center.
Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare includes the complete text of eleven major editions of Shakespeares works, from the First Folio (1623) to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6. It also includes twenty-four separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works, and more than 100 adaptations, sequels, and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.
English Prose Drama is based on plays listed in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature that were written or intended for the stage and wholly or primarily in prose; English Prose Drama complements English Verse Drama.
Full Text English Verse Drama (EVD)¸ published by Chadwyck-Healey¸ contains the full text of over 2200 plays by more than 500 named authors and 300 anonymous works¸ from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late Thirteenth Century through the end of the Nineteenth Century
LitFinder provides the opportunity for complete appreciation and study of great literary works by offering access to more than 135¸000 full-text poems¸ stories¸ plays and more. It puts complete works - and additional information sources such as biographies¸ essays and explanations - into the hands of students and researchers for further study¸ evaluation and enjoyment