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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Streaming Video

Digital Theatre+


Digital Theatre Plus offers full-length filmed stage performances of classic and modern plays, along with interviews and workshops with playwrights, directors, designers, actors, musicians, and others involved in the playmaking process. There are also teaching and learning resources to facilitate a deeper understanding of the productions and texts, with some including a a detailed introduction, plot summary, character biographies, a relationship map, language analysis, scene study, performance background and historical context for the play.

Digital Theatre+ provides:

  • streaming video of many different plays that have been produced on the contemporary British stage, including standard theatre classics, Greek plays, musicals, physical theatre, and Shakespeare
  • interviews with professional practitioners
  • study guides for select classic masterworks
  • pedagogical guides for use in both the classroom and the rehearsal
  • a growing encyclopedia of factual information to help one better understand the history and social context behind the plays
  • and more

Digital Theatre+ includes:

  • Over 600 productions: Classic and contemporary productions in live-capture and audio formats, many exclusive to Digital Theatre+, or brought to you from our world-class partners such as Shakespeare’s Globe, BroadwayHD and the BBC.
  • Over 800 video resources: Insights from casts, creatives and academics to give context and enrich students’ learning, with a focus on key topics in international curricula and Theatre Studies’ syllabi.
  • Over 21,000 pages of written resources: Written by educators for educators, our essays, guides, lesson plans and more give an in-depth look at a play or topic, suitable for independent study or supporting your lesson prep.