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Digital Theatre Plus Saw all the Shakespeare here and that sells it. An excellent resource, especially for instructors. Students will find descriptions and analyses of many dramatic works as well as filmed performances. Newly acquired. Let us know what you think, please.
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen
Access Provided Courtesy of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 1 (2008-2015): 21 plays recorded live on the Globe stage from leading actors including Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, and Roger Allam’s Olivier Award-winning Falstaff in Henry IV. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, Shakespeare’s Globe’s diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity, and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.
Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018): 9 landmark productions from the theatre’s most recent seasons, including two productions from Emma Rice’s tenure as Artistic Director and the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. These films showcase the Globe’s two unique playing spaces on Bankside and how different artists respond to them. Each performance transports viewers directly into the standing yard of the world famous Globe or the magical candlelit interior of the captivating new
Met Opera On Demand: Student Access
The Met Opera On Demand: Student Access catalog provides access to video and audio for selected Metropolitan Opera performances, including over 100 previously broadcasted Live in HD global cinema transmissions; over 75 classic telecasts from 1977-2003 that originally aired on public television; and more than 450 historic radio broadcasts dating back to 1935. New titles are added monthly. Educator guides and other materials for classroom support are created and curated by the Met.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Council (IDEC)
Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Council (IDEC) is made up of faculty, staff, and students who are committed to USM being a more inclusive and welcoming community.
RAGE! , Retaliation, and Retribution: Recurring Themes in August Wilson's Work
"Mining August Wilson's work for definitions, instances, and consequences of Black rage, this paper interrogates August Wilson's narratives on rage as a way to talk about the historiography and commodifying of Black rage as a way of victimizing and disposing of Black bodies in America." From abstract