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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Many Miles

    • Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver
    • By: Mary Oliver
    • Narrated by: Mary Oliver
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    Following the success of At Blackwater Pond, this second CD from best-selling poet Mary Oliver contains a selection of 37 previously published poems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you for being slow & speaking of beauty.

    • By Maggie Hess on 02-18-17

    Regular price: $20.93

    • August: Osage County

    • By: Tracy Letts
    • Narrated by: Tara Lynne Barr, Shannon Cochran, Rosemarie DeWitt, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 408

    Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play, Tracy Letts' darkly comic epic offers a painfully funny look at a family struggling in the desolate heart of America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Side-Splitting and Heart-Breaking!

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-10-15

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Arcadia

    • By: Tom Stoppard
    • Narrated by: Kate Burton, Mark Capri, Jennifer Dundas, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great production

    • By M. W. Roberts on 02-23-11

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Vagina Monologues

    • By: Eve Ensler
    • Narrated by: Eve Ensler
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 701
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 245

    A poignant and hilarious tour of the last frontier, the ultimate forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues is a celebration of female sexuality...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Way too short for audio

    • By Maureen on 04-27-05

    Regular price: $17.43

    • A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare

    • 1599
    • By: James Shapiro
    • Narrated by: James Shapiro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you love Shakespeare

    • By Larry Miller on 10-27-05

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Expressions of Poetry: A Memoir Poetry Collection, Volume 1

    • Love, Life, & Tragedy
    • By: Montice L. Harmon
    • Narrated by: Montice Harmon
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,543
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,543
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,543

    Expressions of Poetry by Montice Harmon is a beautiful collection of semi-confessional poems that speak about the poet's trials and tribulations. The poems are a kind of motivation for depressed minds and discouraged people to rise above their problems and face the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love It!!!

    • By Lyrica Anderson on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Macbeth

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: James Marsters, Joanne Whalley, Josh Cooke, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    Infamously known as the cursed Scottish play, Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Might want to Read Along

    • By Syd Young on 02-03-14

    Regular price: $9.95

    • women are some kind of magic

    • the amanda lovelace audio collection
    • By: Amanda Lovelace, ladybookmad
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lovelace
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    All three volumes of Amanda Lovelace’s poetry in one audio collection - read by the author and guest contributors....

    Regular price: $15.11

    • Girl with Death Mask (Blue Light Books)

    • By: Jennifer Givhan
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Givhan
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Love, tequila, sex, first periods, late nights, abuse, and heartache. The journey from girl to womanhood is brimming with transformative magic that heals even as it shatters. These are the memories that haunt the dreams of what was and what could have been in Girl with Death Mask....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • BBC Radio Shakespeare

    • Much Ado About Nothing (Dramatized)
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Tennant, Samantha Spiro, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 232

    BBC Radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Come...bid me do anything for thee.

    • By Irene Adler ~Kindle Forum Pro~ on 08-01-14

    Regular price: $15.49

    • An Enemy of the People

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Rosalind Ayres, Gregory Harrison, Richard Kind, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town’s livelihood in An Enemy of the People. Adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved This!

    • By Humming Bird on 04-25-19

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Legends of Robin Hood

    • By: Paul McCusker
    • Narrated by: Gwilym Lee, David Calder, Nicholas Boulton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    The child of a reputable family and a faithful son of the Church, Robert of Locksley had no intention of becoming an outlaw. But the relentless cruelty and tyranny by the elite nobility of England demanded that someone rise up to give answer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for all ages

    • By C. Forster on 07-03-19

    Regular price: $20.97

    • the mermaid's voice returns in this one

    • By: Amanda Lovelace, ladybookmad
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lovelace, Janina Edwards, Soneela Nankani, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The mermaid is known for her siren song, luring bedroom-eyed sailors to their demise. However, beneath these misguided myths are tales of escapism and healing, which Lovelace weaves throughout this empowering collection of poetry....

    Regular price: $9.44

    • A Doll House

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Calista Flockhart, Tony Abatemarco, Tim Dekay, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,031
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,027

    A new recording of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, starring Calista Flockhart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinarily High Quality Theatre 🎭

    • By Gretchen SLP on 12-10-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • When the Heart Breaks

    • A Journey Through Requited and Unrequited Love
    • By: David Whyte
    • Narrated by: David Whyte
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    With a poet's insight into the landscape of the soul, David Whyte offers a deeply moving exploration of how we experience love and loss, and how with resilience and time we can rise again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Seeps into your heart slowly and sweetly

    • By Erin on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $9.78

    • Rilke

    • Selected Poems
    • By: Rainer Maria Rilke, Stephen Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mitchell
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Rainer Maria Rilke has been called the most significant and compelling poet of spiritual experience of the 20th century....

    Regular price: $6.96

    • The Brothers Karamazov (Dramatized)

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: John de Lancie, Sharron Gless, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The passionate Karamazov brothers spring to life, led by their lecherous father, who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each other....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A dramatization of the original novel

    • By Wayne M. Riggs on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Glengarry Glen Ross

    • By: David Mamet
    • Narrated by: Gordon Clapp, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Richard Dreyfuss, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 493
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 451

    A group of low-ranking real-estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top notch, dramatic acting in a great story.

    • By Nothing really matters on 09-24-14

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Othello

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Jonathan Lomas, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Jude Akuwudike, Nick Murchie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Experience Othello as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Listen

    • By Cody on 08-27-09

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Antigone

    • By: Sophocles, George Young - translator
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    After the death of their father, Oedipus, Antigone and Ismene return to Thebes. The ruler is their unyielding uncle by marriage, Creon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good refresher

    • By Darcey Wunker on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $8.55

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