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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television by Biographical reference providing information on individuals active in the theatre, film, and television industries. Covers not only performers, directors, writers, and producers, but also behind-the-scenes specialists such as designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and the world.
Publication Date: Vol. 1 (1984) - Vol. 123 (2013)
British Drama, 1660-1779 Provides an overview of 25 years of theater discussing the contributions of Lucien and Micheline Attoun's Theatre Ouvert, Ariane Mnouchkine's Theatre du Soleil, Antoine Vitez, Armand Gatti, Patrice Chereau, Nathalie Sarraute, Andree Chedid, Liliane Atlan, Michel Vinaver, and Valere Novarina.
Publication Date: 1995
Drama for Stdnt 30 by Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
Publication Date: Vol. 1 (1998) - Vol. 30 (2013)
Twenty-First Century Drama by Provides first or unique coverage of both domestic and international works of drama from the first decade of the 21st century, featuring in-depth information on around 175 plays and musicals first produced between the years 2000 and 2009.
Publication Date: 2012
Films and Videos
Hamlet by Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance.
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2807.A23 B8 1999
Publication Date: 1999
Henry V by "Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine.
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2812.A23 H4 2000
Publication Date: 2000
In Search of Shakespeare by An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world.
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2894 .I49 2003
Publication Date: 2003
King Lear by "Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion."
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2819 .A2 2004
Publication Date: 2004
A Performance of Macbeth by When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2823.A23 2004
Publication Date: 2004
The Taming of the Shrew by Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.
Call Number: DVDs - Non-Fiction: PR 2832 .A23 1999
Publication Date: , ©1967
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