It has been confirmed that from the 1st June 2022 schools, universities, and educational institutions all over the world will be able to see the digital capture of Anything Goes which was filmed live at the Barbican.
The critically acclaimed production, which will return to London as part of its UK tour, will be made available to students through Digital Theatre which has acquired the musical to stream for educational institutions on Digital Theatre+, Digital Theatre’s education platform. This release will then be followed by the release of a suite of educational resources for the musical, produced by Digital Theatre+ designed to support teachers and educators in inspiring and engaging students studying.
Directed by Kathleen Marshall, this revival of Cole Porter’s classic musical starred Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney, alongside Robert Lindsay (My Family), Felicity Kendal (The Good Life) and Gary Wilmot (Chicago).
This collaboration between Trafalgar Releasing and Digital Theatre is among a number of Digital Theatre+ partnerships with theatres and producers worldwide to share original content with the education sector. Educational support packages are tailored to fit each production and can include including biographies, documentaries, essays, lectures, workshops, study guides, and interviews alongside other learning aids.
Talking about the news, Neelay Patel, CEO of Digital Theatre+ said “We are incredibly pleased that Digital Theatre+ will now allow educational institutions to see this truly spectacular musical comedy. Anything Goes has a strong educational value, as it is the epitome of sophisticated escapist entertainment and satire. We are delighted to be able to bring what is often called the definitive 1930s musical comedy to students all over the world.”
Digital Theatre+ is a global educational platform focused on the teaching of English and Performing Arts. The company works with all levels of education from age 11 up to Higher Education. Digital Theatre+ partners with the theatre industry, sharing captured and original content globally with educators and students from companies such as Frantic Assembly, Royal Shakespeare Company, Gecko, Complicite and the Lincoln Centre. DT+ works with theatre professionals to support their commitment to education.
To find out more about Digital + visit: https://www.digitaltheatreplus.com/