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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • 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 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 214

    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

    • 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 8,725
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,067
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,036

    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

    • Mala

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Melinda Lopez
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,785
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,438
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,428

    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

    • Hamlet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Performance great; commentary lacking

    • By Shaun on 09-23-10

    Regular price: $19.09

    • Inward

    • By: Yung Pueblo
    • Narrated by: Yung Pueblo
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Inward is a collection of poetry, quotes, and prose that explores the movement from self-love to unconditional love, the power of letting go, and the wisdom that comes when we truly try to know ourselves. It is a reminder that healing, transformation, and freedom are possible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gave me a feeling of peace and hope

    • By Shannon Healy Finney on 12-14-18

    Regular price: $11.87

    • Dante's Inferno

    • A Study on Part I of The Divine Comedy
    • By: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Narrated by: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    With Professor Esolen you will enter the terrible gates of Hell and progress level by infernal level to its diabolical depths. Professor Esolen places a special emphasis on the drama of the poem, leading you through each canto in succession....

    Regular price: $13.97

    • A Streetcar Named Desire (Dramatized)

    • By: Tennessee Williams
    • Narrated by: Rosemary Harris, James Farentino
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 379

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great play, questionable acting

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-02-16

    Regular price: $14.82

    • Adultolescence

    • By: Gabbie Hanna
    • Narrated by: Gabbie Hanna
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    This collection of over 150 poems will introduce you to the unique point of view of one of the Internet's most remarkable voices....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Blown Away

    • By Erika on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Patti Smith at the Minetta Lane

    • Words and Music
    • By: Patti Smith
    • Narrated by: Patti Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,971
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942

    Patti Smith: Words and Music features live audio of performances captured over three evenings at the Minetta Lane Theatre, woven into a single, one-of-a-kind audio event....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A bonus for fans of Just Kids & M Train

    • By tru britty on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Life Ever After

    • By: Carla Grauls
    • Narrated by: Raúl Castillo, Nana Mensah, Piper Goodeve
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Tech City: Society is obsessed with relentless progress and the possibility of eternal life. A woman and a man meet in waiting room, anticipating a procedure that will incorporate the latest science and technology into their minds and bodies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • everlasting tuck for the 21st century

    • By DanaG on 07-03-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Poets' Corner

    • The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 734
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 628

    John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Painless Crash Course in the Great Western Poets

    • By Litlovingmama on 10-27-14

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Leaves of Grass

    • The Original 1855 Edition
    • By: Walt Whitman, American Renaissance Books
    • Narrated by: Sam Torode
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    When Walt Whitman self-published "Leaves of Grass" in 1855, he rocked the literary world and forever changed the course of poetry....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 1st Edition of Leaves of Grass

    • By phillip joe fitzsimmons on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Othello (Dramatized)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ewan McGregor, Kelly Reilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Shakespeare's Othello is one of his finest and most famous tragedies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goats and Monkeys!

    • By M. W. Roberts on 03-16-10

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The Iliad & The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 445

    Little is known about the Ancient Greek oral poet Homer, the supposed 8th century BC author of the world-read Iliad and his later masterpiece, The Odyssey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio

    • By Tiffany on 02-18-07

    Regular price: $28.95

    • An Act of God

    • By: David Javerbaum
    • Narrated by: Sean Hayes, Cheyenne Jackson, Colman Domingo, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by his devoted angels) answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining with a side of depressing

    • By JennK on 06-09-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Aeneid

    • By: Virgil
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 245

    The Aeneid represents one of the greatest cultural and artistic achievements of Western Civilization....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An epic in every sense of the word

    • By James on 01-06-05

    Regular price: $61.60

    • The Plays of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Waters
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Enjoy the most notable plays of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Divine Comedy

    • By: Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (translator)
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 385
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 288
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 287

    Dante's Divine Comedy is considered to be not only the most important epic poem in Italian literature, but also one of the greatest poems ever written....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Divine Comedy

    • By Tbaley on 05-27-15

    Regular price: $56.00

    • I Still Want It

    • By: Derrick Jaxn
    • Narrated by: Derrick Jaxn
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 377

    In I Still Want It, Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get Ready !!!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Every Word You Cannot Say

    • By: Iain S. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Iain S. Thomas, Roshina Ratnam
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    I know you don’t want to talk sometimes. Sometimes because it hurts and sometimes because you’re just not supposed to talk about what you want to talk about. Sometimes it can be hard to say, “this is beautiful”, when no one else can see what you see....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than I hoped

    • By Madison Rene on 03-12-19

    Regular price: $8.50

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