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Digital Theatre+ provides access to award-winning productions essential to the study of Drama, Theatre and Performance. Plus, with accompanying interviews, essays, and expert insights from practitioners, artists, technicians and scholars, you can gain front row access to the theatre-making process.
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Films on Demand is a streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos, archival films, and newsreels in more than 30 subject areas. Content is searchable/viewable by full title or segments. Create playlists, tag favorites, and set preferences with a free individual user account. Adobe Flash or QuickTime needed to view videos.
A refereed journal committed to publishing articles in the vanguard of Shakespeare studies. Submissions are double blinded. The Quarterly, produced by Folger Shakespeare Library in association with George Washington University, features notes that bring to light new information on Shakespeare and his age, issue and exchange sections for the latest ideas and controversies, theater reviews of significant Shakespeare productions, and book reviews to keep its readers current with Shakespeare criticism and scholarship.
The Hare is a peer-reviewed, online academic journal published three times yearly. The journal publishes short essays on the dramatic, poetic, and prose works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The journal also publishes academic book reviews, and provides a public forum for open exchange between scholars in the field.
"[A]rticles that analyze appropriation as a process of collaboration with Shakespeare, and to that end seek work that either demonstrates something new both about Shakespeare and about the field of appropriation or that works with Shakespeare to extend theories of adaptation and appropriation."
Compare 19th-century productions of Shakespeare with today's through historic photographs and promptbooks.
Look at letters written by Queen Elizabeth I.
Examine rare paintings in "up close and personal" detail.
Read diary entries from over 200 years ago.
Field-trip worthy: 1.5 hours away! By re-creating Renaissance conditions of performance, the ASC explores its repertory of plays for a better understanding of these great works and of the human theatrical enterprise past, present, and future. Educational resources, Shakespeare experts, and more.