Drama Online to Offer Streaming Video of Filmed Theatre Productions

Drama Online Streaming Filmed Theatre ProductionsBeginning in October 2015, Drama Online users will be able to view films of critically acclaimed theatrical performances and an acting masterclass from the comfort of their own classroom, lecture hall, library or mobile device.

Over 20 theatre productions from the world renowned Shakespeare’s Globe; four early modern drama productions from educational media company, Stage on Screen; the Manchester Royal Exchange’s sell-out hit of Hamlet starring Maxine Peake; and a Shakespeare masterclass from top international acting coach, Patsy Rodenburg, will all be available through Drama Online for institutional subscription.

Filmed using 16:9 high definition video and 5:1 surround sound, the films comprise over 60 hours of viewing. Users will have access to 20 of the major works of William Shakespeare including Macbeth, Othello and The Tempest along with other key set plays: Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and Volpone by Ben Jonson.

Stay tuned for details.

* Source: Press Release

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