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The BroadwayHD Collection

The BroadwayHD Collection

It's curtains up in the classroom when students find a front-row seat to some of the best live theatre straight from Broadway!  Award-winning writers, directors and actors become partners in theatre, drama, dance, music, and even literature studies.

This exclusive collection, available worldwide for educational streaming only from Alexander Street, includes streaming access to 25 premium performances of plays and musicals from the New York theatre scene.

A wealth of talent:

  • Sam Shepard’s highly studied Pulitzer Prize ™ winning play Buried Child stars Ed Harris (2016) 
  • Tony ™ Award winning musical She Loves Me with its original revival cast: Jane Krakowski, Laura Benanti and Zachary Levi (2016) 
  • Broadway revival of Romeo and Juliet, starring Orlando Bloom and Tony™ nominated Condola Rashad (2013) 
  • Based on a book by Tony winner John Caird, Daddy Long Legs has music from Tony nominee Paul Gordon and is performed by Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin (2015) 
  • The gripping monologue play On The Exhale stars Tony ™ nominee Marin Ireland and was directed by Tony ™ nominated Leigh Silverman (2017) 
  • Tony Lifetime Achievement award winner James Earl Jones tackles one of theatre’s most iconic roles in Shakespeare’s King Lear (1974) 
  • Verbal wordplay and dashing swordplay abound as Tony and Academy Award winner Kevin Kline portrays the long-nosed poet in Cyrano de Bergerac opposite Jennifer Garner (2008) 
  • Learn how the Tin Man lost his heart in The Woodsman, a touching exploration of a piece of Oz told through music and puppetry (2008)  
  • Doing double duty as director and lead actor, award winner Kevin Kline tackles Shakespeare’s most famous “melancholy Dane” in Hamlet (1990) 
  • Watch two of the greatest clowns of our generation at the top of their game as Tony winners David Shiner and Bill Irwin enchant audiences in Old Hats (2016) 
  • Acclaimed actress Irene Worth takes a star turn in Samuel Beckett’s absurdist masterpiece Happy Days as she goes about her day buried up to her waist, then up to her neck in sand (1980)


See an overview of the database with links to guides, tutorials, and more. Visit the Libguide.


The BroadwayHD Collection is a key component of the Theatre Performance & Design Collection: