Celebrate World Theatre Day 27th March

The 27th of March is World Theatre Day. Whilst you may not be able to go to the theatre in person the Library has access to a range of online performances through our collections:

Choose from a range of performance from musical theatre, classic and contemporary plays, opera, dance and music.

Some of our particular favorites are:

Peter Pan recorded at the La Mirada Theatre California in 2020 with former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby playing Peter Pan.

The Railway Children the Olivier award-winning adaptation from York Theatre Royal featuring the original locomotive from the 1970’s film.

Arthur Miller’s The Crucible starring Richard Armitage live at London’s Old Vic

Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by the London Symphony Orchestra

Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man recorded by Sky Arts at Sadler’s Wells in 2015,


Do you have a favourite? Share your recommendations in the comments.


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