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Calliope

Calliope Toronto, ON, Canada Member Since 2012
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  • "Terrific play, great voices"

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    I've seen the wonderful movie adaptation of this play (1957), and that helped bring this audio dramatization to life - I'm not sure it's quite as powerful without having a true feeling of the setting and behaviours. Plays are written to be performed, and without exposition (describing the setting, movements, expressions, etc) there is something always missing from only hearing the dialogue, unless you're already aware of those elements (or unless you're reading the set direction, etc.)

    However, if you've seen this play on stage or in one of the film versions, this is a wonderfully performed version that will take shape in your mind quite easily.

    As a disclosure, the actual performance is about 20 minutes shorter than the production time of this audiobook, which includes at the end an interview with the playwright's widow about the play.

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    Twelve Angry Men

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Reginald Rose
    • Narrated By Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman
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    Over the course of a steamy and tense afternoon, 12 jurors deliberate the fate of a 19-year-old boy alleged to have murdered his own father. A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices.

    Emily says: "Excellent court room drama"
  • "great play, but you need to know it..."

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    This is the first time I've downloaded a live production, and so the sounds of the audience and sound quality took a bit of getting used to. This is a great play and the performers are wonderful, but without the settings and actually seeing the performers (especially regarding the BD Wong's performance), you might get a little lost if you didn't know the story first - if not from the play, at least from the movie of the same name.

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    M. Butterfly

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 51 mins)
    • By David Henry Hwang
    • Narrated By John Lithgow, B.D. Wong, David Dukes, and others
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    (37)
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    (27)
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    John Lithgow and B.D. Wong here recreate their original roles from the Tony Award-winning production. Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress.

    Calliope says: "great play, but you need to know it first"
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  • Alan Bennett: Single Spies (Dramatised)

    "A pure joy throughout!"

    Overall

    This two-play compendium is thoroughly wonderful. If you enjoyed the "History Boys," Bennett's most recent hit play, now a hard-to-find (and excellent) movie, you will love these two one-acters. Both deal outwardly with the English spy scandals of the '50s and '60. "An Englishman Abroad" deals with Burgess in Moscow, and "A Question of Attribution" with "the fourth man" identified as Anthony Blunt in his capacity of curator of the Queen's pictures. However, the subject is really just a means of allowing Bennett to use his facility for charmingly glib dialog expressing thoughts about art, history, patriotism, and other interesting topics. The actors, a group of reliably splendid English performers, are delightful. In particular, Prunella Scales, as the Queen in "A Question of Attribution," is particularly memorable. Buy and enjoy again and again!

  • Blithe Spirit: An Improbable Farce

    "Fabulous fun!"

    Overall

    This is a terrific audio production of one of Coward's best and funniest plays. If you liked "Private Lives," you'll love "Blithe Spirit." This cast is wonderful--with British alternately crisp and plummy voices, they make you taste the bone-dry martinis and feel the silk dressing gowns that the triangle of romantic characters must have worn! And Madame Arcady, the much too successsful psychic, is a comic gem. You will enjoy this one, I promise.

  • Speed the Plow

    "Well done at all levels!"

    Overall

    "Speed-the-Plow" is a fast-moving comedy/drama about Hollywood values (or lack thereof) done in David Mamet's characteristic machine-gun verbal style. As usual, Mamet's dialog is superb--funny and smart--although at times he almost crosses the line into self-parody. The actors, particularly Adam Arkin as a desperate studio exec. trying to use a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to move up the production ladder, are remarkably good. The only reason I did not give it five stars is that the subject matter is not earthshaking; there is no tragic core here. Think of it as "Glengarry Glen Ross" lite. However, the play is relentlessly entertaining, and there are plenty of ideas thrown out about what constitutes a commercially viable film for the listener to ponder. Altogether, this is a highly enjoyable listen, and I think any modern theatre fan will enjoy it.

  • Fallen Angels

    "Very good job!"

    Overall

    An unusually fine production of a rarely produced Noel Coward play. The story revolves around the unexpected arrival of an old beau of two ladies who are best of friends and happily married. This sets in motion a series of set pieces between the ladies as rivals that are progressively funnier and funnier. The part of the maid is also a comic gem. You will love this production and laugh out loud, I'm sure.

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    In 2008, 52% of California voters approved Proposition 8 - "Only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." That promptly ended a period of a few months in California when same sex couples could, and did, marry.

    '8' is dramatization of the arguments heard by Judge Vaughan Walker (Brad Pitt) of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a case called Hollingsworth v. Perry.

    '8' has a stunning cast. Martin Sheen was especially impassioned playing former Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson. George Clooney was played the more low-key David Boies. The dramatization was a reading, not a play. The actors used scripts, their was no blocking, and the reading was in front of a live LA Theater Works audience.

    Do Olson and Boies sound familiar? They are the top constitutional lawyers in the United States, and were on opposite political sides in Bush v. Gore. Both men set aside their political differences to support marriage equality. There's an interview at the end that's enlightening.

    The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS, for Supreme Court of the United States) will hear arguments on Hollingsworth v. Perry, and will answer the questions "Whether the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits the State of California from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman; and (2) whether petitioners have standing under Article III, § 2 of the Constitution in this case."

    These are the finest attorneys who can argue this issue before SCOTUS, and I am looking forward to Dustin Lance Black's update.

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    8

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Dustin Lance Black
    • Narrated By George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen, and others
    Overall
    (78)
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    (66)
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    This play is a powerful account of the case filed by the American Federation for Equal Rights (AFER) in the U.S. District Court in 2010 to overturn Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California. Framed around the trial's historic closing arguments in June 2010, 8 provides an intimate look at what unfolded when the issue of same-sex marriage was on trial.

    Dorothy says: "gives me hope for humanity!"

What's Trending in Modern Drama:

  • 4.8 (35 ratings)
    Neat  by Charlayne Woodard Narrated by Charlayne Woodard

    Neat

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 41 mins)
    • By Charlayne Woodard
    • Narrated By Charlayne Woodard
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    (23)
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    (23)

    In Neat, writer/performer Charlayne Woodard shares her memories of growing up black in America in the '60s and '70s. The play focuses around the life of Woodard's Aunt Beneatha, Neat, who was mistakenly fed camphor oil as a baby, resulting in permanent brain damage. Stories of family and of time spent with Neat are weaved together with touching results.

    Mary Robins says: "A Must Read"
  • 4.9 (15 ratings)
    The Lady in the Van (Dramatised) (






UNABRIDGED) by Alan Bennett Narrated by Maggie Smith, Adrian Scarborough

    The Lady in the Van (Dramatised)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 32 mins)
    • By Alan Bennett
    • Narrated By Maggie Smith, Adrian Scarborough
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    In the 1970s, an eccentric old lady called Miss Shepherd lives in an old caravan opposite Bennett's house in Camden. That is until new parking regulations come into force - and he suggests moving the van onto his driveway...

    PETER says: "Hillarious"
  • 4.4 (549 ratings)
    Twelve Angry Men  by Reginald Rose Narrated by Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman

    Twelve Angry Men

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Reginald Rose
    • Narrated By Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman
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    Over the course of a steamy and tense afternoon, 12 jurors deliberate the fate of a 19-year-old boy alleged to have murdered his own father. A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices.

    Emily says: "Excellent court room drama"
  • 4.3 (146 ratings)
    Hamlet: Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, Jools Viner Narrated by Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton

    Hamlet: Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
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    Experience Hamlet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

    Shaun says: "Performance great; commentary lacking"
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  • 4.7 (118 ratings)
    SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Simon Potter Narrated by Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton

    SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
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    The multi award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. This is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Universally accepted as Shakespeare's finest play, we peel back the layers of Hamlet to discover how and why it deserves such a place of honour in world literature.

    Jane says: "Great introduction to Hamlet"
  • 4.4 (101 ratings)
    Glorious Appearing: An Experience in Sound and Drama  by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins Narrated by Full Cast

    Glorious Appearing: An Experience in Sound and Drama

    • ORIGINAL (5 hrs)
    • By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
    • Narrated By Full Cast
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    The Experience in Sound and Drama series of audio products from Left Behind has captured the minds and ears of fiction fans worldwide. These 12 new episodes are based on Glorious Appearing.

    Connie says: "Glorious ending for sure"
  • 4.3 (92 ratings)
    Macbeth: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner Narrated by Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon

    Macbeth: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon
    Overall
    (92)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (52)

    Experience Macbeth as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    Amelia says: "I Love the Commentary"
  • 4.3 (88 ratings)
    Tribulation Force: An Experience in Sound and Drama (






ABRIDGED) by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins Narrated by Tom McElroy, Amanda Philipson, full cast

    Tribulation Force: An Experience in Sound and Drama

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
    • Narrated By Tom McElroy, Amanda Philipson, full cast
    Overall
    (88)
    Performance
    (30)
    Story
    (29)

    Experience the ongoing action and suspense of the end times with this exciting new dramatic presentation of Tribulation Force, the second volume of the best selling Left Behind series. This full-cast audio presentation stars Tom McElroy as the skeptical Rayford Steele and Amanda Philipson as Rayford's devout wife, Chloe. Listen as the incredible story unfolds in 12 dramatic half-hour episodes.

    Heidi says: "AWESOME"
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  • 4.4 (87 ratings)
    Apollyon: An Experience in Sound and Drama (






ABRIDGED) by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins Narrated by Tom McElroy, Amanda Philipson

    Apollyon: An Experience in Sound and Drama

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
    • Narrated By Tom McElroy, Amanda Philipson
    Overall
    (87)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
    (24)

    Experience the ongoing action and suspense of the end times with this exciting new dramatic presentation of Apollyon, the fifth volume of the best selling Left Behind series. This full-cast audio presentation stars Tom McElroy as the skeptical Rayford Steele and Amanda Philipson as Chloe Steele. Listen as the incredible story unfolds in 12 dramatic half-hour episodes.

    Paula says: "EXCELLENT...Edge of seat listening!"
  • Twelve Angry Men  by Reginald Rose Narrated by Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman

    Twelve Angry Men

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 50 mins)
    • By Reginald Rose
    • Narrated By Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman
    Overall
    (549)
    Performance
    (500)
    Story
    (495)

    Over the course of a steamy and tense afternoon, 12 jurors deliberate the fate of a 19-year-old boy alleged to have murdered his own father. A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices.

    Emily says: "Excellent court room drama"
  • The Crucible  by Arthur Miller Narrated by Stacy Keach, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed Begley, Hector Elizondo, full cast

    The Crucible

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 59 mins)
    • By Arthur Miller
    • Narrated By Stacy Keach, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed Begley, and others
    Overall
    (195)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (114)

    In the rigid theocracy of Salem, Massachusetts, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town. In the ruthlessness of the prosecutors and the eagerness of neighbor to testify against neighbor, The Crucible mirrors the anti-Communist hysteria in the 1950s.

    Thomas S says: "Dramatic Recording"
  • Powder River: Season 9, Vol. 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Jerry Robbins Narrated by The Colonial Radio Players, Jerry Robbins

    Powder River: Season 9, Vol. 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated By The Colonial Radio Players, Jerry Robbins
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
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    (0)

    In the explosive ninth season of Powder River, Britt and Cheyenne cross the Rio Grande in pursuit of Clegg's Gang, who have taken Levi, Andy, and Laurel prisoner, leading up to a fiery shootout on the streets of Camargo. In Clearmont, Erica is threatened by an outlaw for printing a story about his intimidation of ranchers. He wants a retraction, and threatens to burn the Bugle to the ground if she fails to do so.

  • Hamlet: Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, Jools Viner Narrated by Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton

    Hamlet: Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    Overall
    (146)
    Performance
    (96)
    Story
    (98)

    Experience Hamlet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

    Shaun says: "Performance great; commentary lacking"
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  • Oedipus the King  by Sophocles Narrated by full cast

    Oedipus the King

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 46 mins)
    • By Sophocles
    • Narrated By full cast
    Overall
    (80)
    Performance
    (52)
    Story
    (51)

    In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he has been caught in his terrible destiny, unknowingly murdering his father and marrying his mother.

    Mark says: "Superb"
  • Proof  by David Auburn Narrated by Anne Heche, Jeremy Sisto, full cast

    Proof

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By David Auburn
    • Narrated By Anne Heche, Jeremy Sisto, full cast
    Overall
    (135)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (42)

    An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn's dynamic play. Starring Anne Heche and Jeremy Sisto, Proof is a winner of the 2001 Tony award for Best Play as well as the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

    Robert says: "Excellent adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize play"
  • Twelfth Night: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner Narrated by Joan Walker, David Thorpe, Lucy Robinson

    Twelfth Night: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, David Thorpe, Lucy Robinson
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (20)

    Experience Twelfth Night as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    C. Telfair says: "Maxi-Shakespeare"
  • Glengarry Glen Ross  by David Mamet Narrated by Gordon Clapp, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Richard Dreyfuss, John Getz, Joe Mantegna, Richard Schiff, Josh Stamberg

    Glengarry Glen Ross

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 22 mins)
    • By David Mamet
    • Narrated By Gordon Clapp, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Richard Dreyfuss, and others
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
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    A group of low-ranking real-estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company's wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire (Dramatized)  by Tennessee Williams Narrated by Rosemary Harris, James Farentino

    A Streetcar Named Desire (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Tennessee Williams
    • Narrated By Rosemary Harris, James Farentino
    Overall
    (82)
    Performance
    (50)
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    (52)

    Caedmon is proud to release this archival full-cast recording of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. Blanche DuBois arrives at her sister Stella's New Orleans apartment seeking refuge from a troubled past but her ethereal spirit irks Stella's husband, the loutish Stanley Kowalski. Crudely, relentlessly, he unmasks the lies and delusions that sustain Blanche, until her frail hold on reality is shockingly severed.

    Nora says: "Terrible Quality"
  • Red  by John Logan Narrated by Jonathan Groff, Alfred Molina

    Red

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 23 mins)
    • By John Logan
    • Narrated By Jonathan Groff, Alfred Molina
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (2)
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    (2)

    The artist Mark Rothko has just hired Ken, an aspiring artist, to be his assistant and errand boy. Ken discovers that Rothko's temper can run hot, but as he gets to know his boss better, he finds that Rothko has opened him up to more than just painting. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance.

  • LA Theatre Works: Pulitzer Prize Plays Vol.1  by Wendy Wasserstein, Horton Foote, Eugene O'Neill Narrated by Shirley Knight, Martha Plimpton, Alley Mills

    LA Theatre Works: Pulitzer Prize Plays Vol.1

    • ORIGINAL (5 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Wendy Wasserstein, Horton Foote, Eugene O'Neill
    • Narrated By Shirley Knight, Martha Plimpton, Alley Mills
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (11)

    This collection features three Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: "The Heidi Chronicles", "The Young Man from Atlanta", and "Anna Christie".

    D. Martin says: "Absolutely Extraordinary"
  • Henry V: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options) (






UNABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare, Mike Reeves, Phil Viner Narrated by Joan Walker, Peter Lindford, Terrence Hardiman

    Henry V: Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare, Mike Reeves, Phil Viner
    • Narrated By Joan Walker, Peter Lindford, Terrence Hardiman
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Experience Henry V as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    Drizzella MO says: "the Shakespeare Appreciated series is outstanding"
  • American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose (Dramatized)  by Richard Montoya, Culture Clash Narrated by Keith Jefferson, Richard Montoya, Todd Nakagawa, Sean San Jose, Kimberly Scott, Herbert Siguenza, Tom Virtue

    American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 39 mins)
    • By Richard Montoya, Culture Clash
    • Narrated By Keith Jefferson, Richard Montoya, Todd Nakagawa, and others
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    In this wild satire, a Mexican immigrant has a feverish dream while studying for his American citizenship exam. He meets a parade of characters ranging from Sacagawea to Teddy Roosevelt to Jackie Robinson, who take him on a mind-bending, hilarious, and poignant trip through American history

  • Powder River: Season 9, Vol. 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Jerry Robbins Narrated by The Colonial Radio Players, Jerry Robbins

    Powder River: Season 9, Vol. 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated By The Colonial Radio Players, Jerry Robbins
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    In the explosive ninth season of Powder River, Britt and Cheyenne cross the Rio Grande in pursuit of Clegg's Gang, who have taken Levi, Andy, and Laurel prisoner, leading up to a fiery shootout on the streets of Camargo. In Clearmont, Erica is threatened by an outlaw for printing a story about his intimidation of ranchers. He wants a retraction, and threatens to burn the Bugle to the ground if she fails to do so.

  • The Explorers Club  by Nell Benjamin Narrated by Jennifer Westfeldt, David Furr, Lorenzo Pisoni, Carson Elrod, John Getz, Martin Jarvis, David Krumholtz, Matthew Wolf

    The Explorers Club

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 57 mins)
    • By Nell Benjamin
    • Narrated By Jennifer Westfeldt, David Furr, Lorenzo Pisoni, and others
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    It's London, 1879, and the hapless members of the Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their hermetically-sealed ranks. But the intrepid Phyllida Spotte-Hume turns out to be the least of their troubles, in this hilarious farce starring members of the original Broadway cast.

  • Long Ago [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Alexander Gladkov Narrated by Nikolay Konovalov, Vladimir Ratomsky, Boris Lesovoy, Antony Khodursky, Alexander Khokhlov, Boris Rumyantsev

    Long Ago [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (59 mins)
    • By Alexander Gladkov
    • Narrated By Nikolay Konovalov, Vladimir Ratomsky, Boris Lesovoy, and others
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    Radiospektakl' "Davnym-davno" (drugoe nazvanie - "Pitomcy slavy") po odnoimennoj p'ese Aleksandra Gladkova. P'esa byla napisana v 1940 godu i vpervye postavlena v 1941. Geroicheskaja komedija v stihah. V 1962 godu po p'ese byl snjat fil'm Jel'dara Rjazanova "Gusarskaja ballada". Dejstvie proishodit v 1812 godu. Junaja Shura - vospitannica otstavnogo majora Azarova - "zaochno" pomolvlena s poruchikom Dmitriem Rzhevskim.

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  • Saturday, Sunday and Monday [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Eduardo De Filippo Narrated by Vsevolod Yakut, Esfir Kirillova, Vladimir Vasilyev, Natalya Arkhangelskaya, Semen Gushansky, Edda Urusova, Vladimir Andreyev

    Saturday, Sunday and Monday [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 39 mins)
    • By Eduardo De Filippo
    • Narrated By Vsevolod Yakut, Esfir Kirillova, Vladimir Vasilyev, and others
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    Radiospektakl' "Subbota, voskresen'e, ponedel'nik" po odnoimennoj p'ese Jeduardo De Filippo, ital'janskogo komediografa, aktjora i rezhissjora. Tri dnja vyhvacheny iz zhizni geroev p'esy, no vsja ih zhizn' – i proshedshaja, i budushhaja - slovno na ladoni. Ljudi tut beshitrostny, chistoserdechny i iskrenni. Oni obladajut udivitel'noj pritjagatel'nost'ju. Jeto temperamentnye ljudi.

  • Married Cook [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Anatoly Sofronov Narrated by Yuliya Borisova, Nikolay Gritsenko, Mikhail Ulyanov, Larisa Pashkova, Nikolay Pazhitnov, Yury Yakovlev, Lyudmila Maksakova

    Married Cook [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 34 mins)
    • By Anatoly Sofronov
    • Narrated By Yuliya Borisova, Nikolay Gritsenko, Mikhail Ulyanov, and others
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    Radiospektakl' "Strjapuha zamuzhem" po odnoimennoj p'ese Anatolija Sofronova. P'esa "Strjapuhu" Sofronova pol'zovalas' takoj iskrennej i prostodushnoj simpatiej zritelej, chto avtor napisal prodolzhenie, i cherez dva goda "Strjapuha zamuzhem" snova sobirala polnye zaly. V "Strjapuhe zamuzhem" eshhe oslepitel'nej stala sineva reki, eshhe kucherjavie oblaka, eshhe ogromnee arbuzy.

  • Levitan and Chekhov [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Vsevolod Ilyinsky Narrated by Mikhail Nazvanov, Boris Smirnov, Yury Yakovlev, Boris Livanov, Rostislav Plyatt, Nadezhda Klimovich, Olga Viklandt

    Levitan and Chekhov [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 25 mins)
    • By Vsevolod Ilyinsky
    • Narrated By Mikhail Nazvanov, Boris Smirnov, Yury Yakovlev, and others
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    Radiospektakl' o zhizni i tvorchestve russkogo zhivopisca-peredvizhnika, sozdatelja “pejzazha nastroenija” Isaaka Il'icha Levitana (1860-1900) i ob ego mnogoletnej druzhbe s A. P. Chehovym. Levitan poznakomilsja s A. P. Chehovym v 1885 godu, druzhba i sopernichestvo s kotorym prodolzhalis' vsju zhizn'.

  • Camel's Eye [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Chingiz Ajtmatov Narrated by Oleg Tabakov, Gennady Frolov, Evgeniya Kozyreva, Leonid Vejtsler, Natalya Krinskaya, Lyudmila Krylova, Dmitry Orlovsky

    Camel's Eye [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (54 mins)
    • By Chingiz Ajtmatov
    • Narrated By Oleg Tabakov, Gennady Frolov, Evgeniya Kozyreva, and others
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    Radiospektakl' "Verbljuzhij glaz" po odnoimennomu rasskazu Chingiza Ajtmatova. Dejstvie proishodit v stepi, v nebol'shom kollektive celinnikov, otorvannyh ot bol'shoj zhizni. Ljuboznatel'nyj, skromnyj podrostok, ljubovno vgljadyvajushhijsja v zhizn', v prirodu, mechtatel'nyj romantik, nedavno pokinuvshij shkol'nuju skam'ju, Kemal' popadaet pod nachalo k traktoristu Abakiru, cheloveku grubomu i ozloblennomu, shkurniku i jegoistu do mozga kostej.

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  • Orpheus Descending [Russian Edition] (






ABRIDGED) by Tennessee Williams Narrated by Vera Maretskaya, Sergey Tsejts, Gennady Nekrasov, Natalya Tkachiova, Ethel Margolina, Konstantin Sidoruk, Andrey Tsimbal

    Orpheus Descending [Russian Edition]

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 42 mins)
    • By Tennessee Williams
    • Narrated By Vera Maretskaya, Sergey Tsejts, Gennady Nekrasov, and others
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    Radiospektakl' "Orfej spuskaetsja v ad" po odnoimennoj p'ese Tennessi Uil'jamsa, amerikanskogo dramaturga i prozaika. "Orfej spuskaetsja v ad" (angl. Orpheus Descending) -drama Tennessi Uil'jamsa 1957 goda, otnosjashhajasja k techeniju juzhnoj gotiki. P'esa javljaetsja pererabotkoj bolee rannej p'esy Uil'jamsa "Bitva angelov" (The Battle of Angels, 1940). Sjuzhet p'esy razvorachivaetsja v provincial'nom malen'kom gorode odnogo iz juzhnyh shtatov SShA.

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