Theatre in Video  Connect to Theatre in Video
  The acquisition of this database was made possible through the support of the Unidel Foundation.
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

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.

Coverage: productions range from 1936 to 2004
Personalization: You can create personal playlists of clips and also share those clips with other users on the site. There are also editorially selected themed playlists for you to browse.
Permitted Uses: Terms of Use
Help: Click on “Help” on the navigation bar at the top of the screen. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Software Requirements:

See System Requirements

Related Resources: Databases for Theater
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Alexander Street Press, LLC

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14