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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Proof of Love

    • By: Chisa Hutchinson
    • Narrated by: Brenda Pressley
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,507
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,286

    Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family - and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly amazing

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Olio Live

    • By: Tyehimba Jess
    • Narrated by: Piper Goodeve, Kayla White, Jaylene Clark Owens, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130

    The word "olio" means a hodgepodge of literary or musical selections. In Olio Live - a very special one-night performance recorded live at the Minetta Lane Theater in February 2019 - poet Tyehimba Jess introduces listeners to his 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning collection Olio....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BEAUTIFUL

    • By Jackie GREEN on 06-09-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Evil Eye

    • By: Madhuri Shekar
    • Narrated by: Nick Choksi, Harsh Nayaar, Annapurna Sriram, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,660
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,419
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,330

    Pallavi is an aspiring writer living in California. Her mother, Usha, is thousands of miles away in Delhi - and obsessed with finding her daughter a husband....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Does anyone remember party lines?

    • By Mary V. on 05-03-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Mala (Spanish Edition)

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Gladys Torres
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Un viaje absolutamente factual el final de la vida, Mala es una exploración irreverente de cómo vivimos, nos enfrentamos y sobrevivimos en el momento....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excelente

    • By DOS on 07-18-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Milk and Honey

    • By: Rupi Kaur
    • Narrated by: Rupi Kaur
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,645
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403

    Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Underwhelmed Contemporary Poetry

    • By Caro on 08-01-17

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Have a Nice Day

    • By: Billy Crystal, Quinton Peeples
    • Narrated by: Justin Bartha, Annette Bening, Dick Cavett, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,634
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19,165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,059

    Billy Crystal leads an all-star cast including Oscar winner Kevin Kline (President David Murray) and four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening (First Lady Katherine Murray) in a performance of this hilarious and poignant story about a man desperately scrambling to put his affairs in order....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Experience

    • By Stephen R. Grant on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Crucible

    • By: Arthur Miller
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed Begley Jr., and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 884
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 726
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 726

    In the rigid theocracy of Salem, Massachusetts, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged Version

    • By Michael G. Stoffel on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Kit Harington, Johnny Flynn
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6,243
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,764
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5,761

    The live theatre production of True West was performed at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, United Kingdom, in 2019. It was produced by Joseph Smith and John Brant for Smith & Brant Theatricals and James Bierman for Empire Street Productions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Screenwriters, golf and brother's hate

    • By Kingsley on 04-05-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Long Way Down

    • By: Jason Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 787
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 728
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 726

    Jason Reynolds' fiercely stunning novel takes place in 60 potent seconds - the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he's going to murder the guy who killed his brother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real and Relevant!

    • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $9.44

    • The Odyssey

    • By: Homer, Robert Fagles - translator
    • Narrated by: Ian McKellen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,243
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,936
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,920

    The great adventure story tells of Odysseus, a veteran of the Trojan War, who - through a landscape peopled with monsters, sea nymphs, evil enchantresses, and vengeful gods....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fagles yes, McKellen yes, Production NO!

    • By Vic on 06-13-14

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Girls & Boys

    • By: Dennis Kelly
    • Narrated by: Carey Mulligan
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,697
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,632

    A pulse-pounding new play from Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly takes you on a journey that is at once hilarious, gripping, and heartbreaking.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I have never heard a story performed so well.

    • By Erin Reeve on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Poetic Edda

    • Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes
    • By: Jackson Crawford
    • Narrated by: Jackson Crawford
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a modern English translation that would do them justice. Here it is at last (Odin be praised!). These amazing texts from a 13th-century Icelandic manuscript are of huge historical, mythological, and literary importance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great translation--the pronunciation is correct!

    • By Casper on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Harry Clarke

    • With Bonus Performance: Lillian
    • By: David Cale
    • Narrated by: Billy Crudup, David Cale
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,330
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,993
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3,992

    A sexually charged and wickedly funny thriller starring Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup, Harry Clarke is the story of a shy Midwestern man leading an outrageous double life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Live Theater at Home

    • By Linda R. Harrington on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Sakina's Restaurant

    • By: Aasif Mandvi
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4,792
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,348
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4,352

    Sakina's Restaurant breathes new life into an age old story: the emotive tale of an immigrant coming to New York in pursuit of the American dream....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Entertaining and Insightful

    • By Elaine on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Gruffalo

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 117

    Here's a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the all time great childrens books

    • By Daryl on 01-22-10

    Regular price: $4.47

    • The Poems of T. S. Eliot

    • Read by Jeremy Irons
    • By: T. S. Eliot
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Irons
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons' perceptive reading illuminates the poetry of T. S. Eliot in all its complexity....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horribly Frustrating to Follow

    • By AVS on 06-18-18

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Feeding the Dragon

    • By: Sharon Washington
    • Narrated by: Sharon Washington
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,724
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,066
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,035

    Sharon Washington’s autobiographical one-woman play, Feeding the Dragon, delighted audiences off-Broadway and is now available exclusively on Audible. The one-act play invites listeners into Sharon’s unorthodox childhood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story!

    • By Imara Walker on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Helium

    • By: Rudy Francisco
    • Narrated by: Rudy Francisco
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    Helium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new audiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • captivating

    • By Suzanne Parker on 04-21-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Mala

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Melinda Lopez
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,782
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,436
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,426

    An utterly unsentimental journey toward the end of life, Mala is an irreverent exploration of how we live, cope, and survive in the moment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hardest thing to do

    • By Christy on 02-03-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Stories by Heart

    • By: John Lithgow, Ring Lardner, P. G. Wodehouse, and others
    • Narrated by: John Lithgow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actor John Lithgow (The Crown, Dexter, 3rd Rock from the Sun) brings his latest critically acclaimed Broadway performance to Audible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Longing To See Him In Person

    • By Stephen L Moskal Sr on 07-02-18

    Regular price: $7.95

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