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  • LA Theatre Works: Modern Classics Vol. 1 | John Guare,John Pielmeier,Sam Shepard

    LA Theatre Works: Modern Classics Vol. 1

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By John Guare, John Pielmeier, Sam Shepard
    • Narrated By Alan Alda, Swoosie Kurtz, Barbara Bain, and others
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    This collection features three modern classics of drama: "Six Degrees of Separation", "Agnes of God", and "True West".

    Brian says: "Fantastic series"
  • Arcadia | Tom Stoppard

    Arcadia

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Tom Stoppard
    • Narrated By Kate Burton, Mark Capri, Jennifer Dundas, and others
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    Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe’s influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge. Set in an English country house in the year 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the lives of two modern scholars and the house's current residents with the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier.

    M. W. Roberts says: "Great production"
  • A Woman of No Importance | Oscar Wilde

    A Woman of No Importance

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 34 mins)
    • By Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated By Miriam Margolyes, Samantha Mathis, Rosalind Ayres, and others
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    Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses, while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing-room comedy, Oscar Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans.

    Cheryl says: "Pitch Perfect Performance"
  • Somewhere I'll Find You | Lisa Kleypas

    Somewhere I'll Find You

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Lisa Kleypas
    • Narrated By Rosalyn Landor
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    The toast of the town...All London is at Julia Wentworth’s feet — and anything she desires is hers for the asking. But the glamorous leading lady guards a shocking secret: a mystery husband whom she does not know, dares not mention...and cannot love. For years Damon Savage has been searching for thestranger his parents wed him to without his consent, hoping to legally free himself from matrimony’s invisible chains.

    Ilene says: "Fantastic!!!"
  • Glengarry Glen Ross | David Mamet

    Glengarry Glen Ross

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 22 mins)
    • By David Mamet
    • Narrated By Gordon Clapp, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Richard Dreyfuss, and others
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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.

  • Broadway Nights: A Romp of Life, Love, and Musical Theatre | Seth Rudetsky

    Broadway Nights: A Romp of Life, Love, and Musical Theatre

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Seth Rudetsky
    • Narrated By Seth Rudetsky, Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin, and others
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    Stephen Sheerin was born to play on Broadway - or at least, under it. He's a musician, a conductor, and his dream is to music-direct a big Broadway musical. After years of toiling in the pit of some of the best-loved (and loathed) hits on the Great White Way, he's just been given his big break. Can life really be going that well? Of course not.

    Michael says: "A *must-have* for any fan of Broadway or humor!"
  • Because You're Mine: Capitol Theatre Series, Book 2 | Lisa Kleypas

    Because You're Mine: Capitol Theatre Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Lisa Kleypas
    • Narrated By Rosalyn Landor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Lady Madeline Matthews would rather shame herself than sacrifice her freedom – which is why, to avoid a marriage to an aging, lecherous lord, she seeks out the company of Logan Scott. A torrid affair with the notorious womanizer would surely condemn her in the eyes of good society.Though a legend in the bedchamber, Logan is, in truth, an intensely private man tormented by past betrayals. Now a forward little minx is disrupting his life with her vibrant charm and unspoiled beauty, a high-spirited enchantress completely at sea in London’s sophisticated whirl.

    Caitland says: "Engaging characters, too much conflict"
  • Dara O'Briain Live at the Theatre Royal | Dara O'Briain

    Dara O'Briain Live at the Theatre Royal

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 28 mins)
    • By Dara O'Briain
    • Narrated By Dara O'Briain
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    Following the huge success of his sell-out 100-date UK stand-up tour, Dara O'Briain Live at the Theatre Royal marks the explosive finale to the run. Recorded in front of 2500 fans at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, this show has Dara at the very top of his game, musing on subjects as diverse as driving tests, baguettes, and the Milky Bar Kid.

    A User says: "Clever, Bright, Poignant, Astute"
  • Season's Greetings (Classic Radio Theatre) | Alan Ayckbourn

    Season's Greetings (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By Alan Ayckbourn
    • Narrated By Frances Barber, Phil Daniels, Bill Nighy, and others
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    Christmas is the season of good cheer and harmony among men, but things are not working out quite that way in the Bunker household. As a motley collection of friends and relatives fill the house with their own wishes, dreams and attitudes, the stage is set for seasonal disharmony and romantic intrigue. It’s Christmas Eve and while Belinda is rushing around decorating the tree and seeing to all the guests and their needs, Eddie and Pattie are having a serious bust-up.

  • Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford's Theatre | Thomas A. Bogar

    Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford's Theatre

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Thomas A. Bogar
    • Narrated By R. C. Bray
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    April 14, 1865. A famous actor pulls a trigger in the presidential balcony, leaps to the stage, and escapes, as the president lies fatally wounded. In the panic that follows, forty-six terrified people scatter in and around Ford's Theater as soldiers take up stations by the doors and the audience surges into the streets chanting, "Burn the place down!" This is the untold story of Lincoln's assassination: The forty-six stage hands, actors, and theater workers on hand for the bewildering events in the theater that night.

  • Twelve Angry Men | Reginald Rose

    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"
  • Brief Encounter (Classic Radio Theatre) | Noel Coward

    Brief Encounter (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • ORIGINAL (57 mins)
    • By Noel Coward
    • Narrated By Jenny Seagrove, Nigel Havers
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    Jenny Seagrove and Nigel Havers star in this BBC Radio 2 production of Noël Coward’s classic tale of forbidden love. Laura Jesson is a happily married woman until a chance encounter in a train station café draws her to Dr Alec Harvey. Literally bumping into each other brings temptation, danger and guilt into their lives, and a doomed love affair ensues...

  • This Happy Breed (Classic Radio Theatre) | Noel Coward

    This Happy Breed (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Noel Coward
    • Narrated By John Moffatt, Rosemary Leach
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    John Moffatt and Rosemary Leach star in this BBC Radio 4 production of Noël Coward’s patriotic play about the ups and downs of a working-class family between 1919 and 1939. This Happy Breed opens in 1919, when the Gibbons family have just moved to their smart new home in the suburbs of South London. Against a background of social change and national upheaval spanning twenty years, the family celebrate their own triumphs and deal with their personal traumas.

  • Classic Radio Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest (Dramatised) | Oscar Wilde

    Classic Radio Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated By Jeremy Clyde, Richard Pasco, Prunella Scales, and others
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    Algernon Moncrieff, a bachelor-about-town, has invented an invalid friend called Bunbury in order to get out of tiresome family engagements. At the same time, his friend, Jack Worthing, has invented a wicked brother called Ernest to disguise his own misdemeanours. When Algernon poses as Ernest to win the heart of Cecily Cardew, confusion reigns, and it takes the discovery of an old black handbag to reveal the truth.

    C. Telfair says: "The Extended Version - A Real Treat"
  • LA Theatre Works: Pulitzer Prize Plays Vol. 2 | Neil Simon,Nilo Cruz,Marsha Norman

    LA Theatre Works: Pulitzer Prize Plays Vol. 2

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Neil Simon, Nilo Cruz, Marsha Norman
    • Narrated By Dan Castellaneta, Jimmy Smits, Sharon Gless
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    This collection features three Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: "Lost in Yonkers", "Anna in the Tropics", and "'Night Mother".

    Michael says: "Great Theater – but pay cash not credits"
  • Classic Christmas Radio Plays | Campbell Playhouse,Author's Playhouse,Lux Radio Theatre,more

    Classic Christmas Radio Plays

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Campbell Playhouse, Author's Playhouse, Lux Radio Theatre, and others
    • Narrated By Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Hara, and others
    Overall
    (59)
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    (41)
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    This collection contains six classic Christmas radio productions from the '30s, '40s, and '50s.

  • An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre) | J. B. Priestley

    An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated By Toby Jones, David Calder, Morven Christie
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    The Birling family are spending a happy evening celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft - a marriage that will result in the merging of two successful local businesses. Yet, just when everything seems to be going so well, they receive a surprise visit from an Inspector Goole who is investigating the suicide of a young girl.

    ESK says: "Make a confession to a Ghost?"
  • LA Theatre Works: Pulitzer Prize Plays Vol.1 | Wendy Wasserstein,Horton Foote,Eugene O'Neill

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

    D. Martin says: "Absolutely Extraordinary"
  • The Noël Coward Collection | Noël Coward

    The Noël Coward Collection

    • ORIGINAL (10 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Noël Coward
    • Narrated By Annette Bening, Joe Mantegna, Eric Stoltz, and others
    Overall
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    (47)
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    Six phenomenally sophisticated Noël Coward comedies: Fallen Angels, Hay Fever, Private Lives, Design for Living, Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter.

    Anthony says: "Bravo Mr. Coward"
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