Theatre in Video

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Theatre in Video: Volume I contains hundreds of videos, including documentaries and definitive performances of the world’s most important plays. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions.

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

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Theatre in Video: Volume II brings together classic and contemporary plays and documentaries, with a greater focus on contemporary and international productions. Users can view the works of widely studied playwrights and theatre artists from around the globe, including many new performances from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group.

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.