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PN 2051 .C566 2003

Dramatist and activist Augusto Boal took his theatre company into office with him. In 1994, Brazilian national elections are approaching, and Boal -- a year and a half into his term -- undertakes a daring and difficult experiment, overtly melding the concerns of theatre, therapy, and politics into The Theatre of the Oppressed.

PN 1997 .C388 2000

A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot.

PN 2270 .F43 F434x 2004

This film appraises the impact of the drama groups that flourished during the Depression and their lasting contributions to theater.

PN 1997 .G549 2002

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.

PR 2807 .A2 H68 2004

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds.

PN 1995.9 .M45 H36548 2007

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

PR 2812 .A23 O5 1999

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt.

PQ 6613 .A763 N87 1995

Set in rural Spain at the turn of this century, the scene is a cloistered household managed by a newly widowed mother of five daughters. Under the shadow of the church and the tyranny bred from a need to protect the reputation of the family, the matron represses her daughters by enforcing an eight year mourning period.

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PR 2808 .A23 2006

All-star 1970 version of Shakespeare's classic tale of Julius Caesar's assassination at the hands of the Roman senate. The powerful, heroic and flawed emperor Caesar is warned to "Beware the Ides of March," and with these words the legendary betrayal by the Roman senate begins.

PN 2924.5 .K3 K33 2007

Two of the greatest stars of Japan's kabuki theater reveal what has only rarely been seen: the actual acting techniques used in the most difficult and splendid of theater forms. 

PN 1992.77 .K56 2010

King Lear of Britain has decided to divide his kingdom into three parts, and to hand over the responsibilities of ruling to his three daughters. Originally broadcast live on CBS Oct. 11, 1953, on the television program Omnibus.

PN 1997 .M33 2012

Eleventh century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship.

PR 2823 .A2 S45

The tragedy of a king so blinded by ambition and paranoia that he senselessly murders those in his path eventually leading to his own demise.

PR 2823 .A23 2004

The original Royal Shakespeare Company stars in this classic, world-renowned production of the Great Bard's riveting tale of murder, revenge, and insanity from Tony Award winner Trevor Nunn.

GR 351.32 Y56 O23 2007

Excerpts from the famous Yoruba folklore drama about a wicked man who tries to overthrow the king. Intricate dance steps, brilliantly colored costumes, and Yoruba instruments and singing.

PR 2878 .O84 2007

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process. This production of Othello was first performed at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, May 2007

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F 2651 .S135 T43 2005

O Teatro Olodum
A profile of Grupo Cultural Olodum, a cultural group based in the black community of Salvador, the capital city of the state of Bahia, Brazil.

PR 2831 .A37 2000

Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

PR 2831 .A23 2000

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives.

PR 2831 .A23 R88 2010

Romeo and Juliet presents Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives. Recorded at Shakespeare's Globe, London, August 2009. 

PR 2920 .S7 S43 2006

This film explores the planning and reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre; a day in the life of this theatre: behind-the-scenes preparations, rehearsals, backstage drama and performance extracts from a production of Romeo and Juliet.

PR 2832 .A23 1999

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.

PN 1997 .V369 2012

A group of actors meet to rehearse Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and find the same conflicts in their own lives as are dealt with in the play.