Theatre in Video

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Theatre in Video includes definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with film documentaries, online in streaming video. This resource brings together 360 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors, including 30 of the legendary BBC Shakespeare productions of plays by the world’s most renowned playwright. Also included in this release are live performances, as well as film documentaries, covering the pre-eminent names in theatre: Henrik Ibsen, Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller, Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee, Luigi Pirandello, Harold Pinter, Bertolt Brecht, Laurence Olivier, Tennessee Williams, and many more. Seminal productions here include works such as Master Builder, The Iceman Cometh, Medea, Playboy of the Western World, Long Day’s Journey into Night, The Orestia, Awake and Sing, and Six Characters in Search of an Author, among many others.

Performances targeted for future releases include Omnibus King Lear (Orson Welles), Ages of Man (one-man show of Shakespeare scenes by John Gielgud), and Leonard Bernstein: American Musical Comedy.

You can create personal playlists and clips and also share those clips with other users on the site. There are also editorially selected themed playlists for you to browse.

Coverage: productions range from 1936 to 2004

The acquisition of this database was made possible through the support of the Unidel Foundation.

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