Contains a very large collection of the Alexander Street Press streaming video, including topics in history, art, international studies, dance, theater, and more.
This aggregated database provides access to all of KU’s Alexander Street Press collections. Video, audio, and text covering a wide variety of subject matters are included. In addition to contemporary sources, this database contains significant amounts of primary sources.
Search for and watch over 700 educational streaming vidoes, including all 37 of the BBC Shakespeare plays.
Covers three centuries of rare and modern dramatic works that together have formed the internationally recognized voice that is American theater. More than 1,500 plays are available, from over 500 playwrights.
The online version of Arts and Humanities Citation Index has been incorporated into the Web of Science database.
This database includes over 250 plays by Asian Americans, starting in the 19th century. It also includes biographical, production, and theatrical information for each play.
Black Drama, now in its expanded third edition, contains the full text of more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
Provides 900 hours of video content covering the full scope of 20th and 21st century dance. The collection includes performances, documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos from the most influential performers and companies.
A streaming video database of theater productions, including Shakespeare, classics, musical theater, dance, opera, and recent British productions.
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A digital library has been created as a response to the need for a high-quality online research tool for drama and literature students, professors, and teachers. It is the only resource to combine exclusively available play text content and scholarly publications with filmed live performances, film adaptations, and audio plays.