Editors’ Picks for Drama Faculty
Check out a few highlights from the Theatre and Drama Premium Collection, which includes everything needed to study the dramatic arts - from recent productions by Broadway theatre companies to interviews to previously unpublished plays.
Theatre Performance: Frankenstein (Johnny Lee Miller as Creature)
Source: Nation Theatre Collection
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
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Source: The BroadwayHD™ Collection
She Loves Me follows Amalia and Georg, two parfumerie clerks who aren’t quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can’t seem to find common ground. But little do they know the anonymous pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed?
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Source: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection
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Source: The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection
Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home, he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home a foreign land. Struggling to understand his place in a new world order he faces a stark choice. Submit, or rage against the injustice of his new reality.
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Source: Performance Design Archive Online
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Source: Drama Texts Collection
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Theatre and Drama Premium has everything students and researchers need to study the dramatic arts. With this collection, patrons will have access to over 13,000 full-text plays from canonical and emerging playwrights, 300 audio plays for L.A. Theatre Works, 750 hours of filmed stage performances, documentaries and video training materials and the ability to conduct in-depth analyses on key writers, creators and performers. Learn more.