The Leatherby Libraries is now offering access to Drama Online: National Theatre Library Collections 1 and 2.*

This database contains videos and images of contemporary plays from National Theatre Live Broadcasts.

The first collection includes 30 filmed performances, including A Streetcar Named Desire with Gillian Anderson, Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, multiple comedies, literary adaptations, 20th century classics, and Shakespeare productions. The second collection currently showcases 20 plays, including contemporary plays, musicals, Shakespeare, and Greek classics.

Please contact the Chair of Resources & Scholarly Communications Kristin Laughtin-Dunker at or the Chair of Research and Instructional Services (and Performing Arts Librarian) Taylor Greene at for any questions.

* The complete list of currently available plays in each collection can be accessed below:

National Theatre Collection 1

National Theatre Collection 2