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Shakespeare: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Bard: Performance

Performance of Plays DVDs

To search for sound recordings, VHS, and DVDs, choose appropriate search terms (ex. Shakespeare Hamlet) and limit to Instructional Media Center.

Media Collection and IMC Circulation Policy


The IMC provides a variety of media that can assist USA community members in developing instruction, presentations, or completing assignments. These include educational videos, documentaries, and feature films. The IMC also houses music cds, audio cds and cassettes, and CD-ROMs.

USA faculty, staff and students may check out up to 5 media items. Media items have a 14-day loan period with a 50¢ per day late fee. Patrons who lose or damage media items will be required to pay for the replacement of the item plus a $25.00 processing fee.

The IMC provides preview rooms for reviewing DVD, VHS, and music/audio CD materials.

Selected Performance Instruction DVDs & Documentaries

The following are only a small selection of the electronic media on Shakespeare owned by USA Marx Library.  Check SOUTHcat for more titles.

Selected DVD Performances of Plays

The following are only a small selection of the electronic media on Shakespeare owned by USA Marx Library.  Check SOUTHcat for more titles.

Great Modern Performances

Henry V, Prolouge

Sir Derek Jacobi

Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1

Sir Derek Jacobi

Richard III

Ian McKellen

Selected Titles: Acting and Performance

Selected Titles: Performance and Adaptation

Great Modern Performances

St. Crispin's Day Speech- Henry V

Kenneth Branagh

Hamlet, Act 4 Scene 4 Soliloquy

Kenneth Branagh

Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1 Soliloquy

Sir Laurence Olivier