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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Sakina's Restaurant

    • By: Aasif Mandvi
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,552
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,425
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1,424

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Immigration and the American Dream

    • By Kingsley on 03-01-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Kit Harington, Johnny Flynn
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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 18,287
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16,981
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,886

    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
    • SO well done!

    • By Tracey Ellen Frances on 11-05-18

    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 2,705
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,455
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,449

    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

    • 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 2,139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,840
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,826

    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 9,556
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,954
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8,896

    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

    • 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 3,247
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,982
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,980

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Come for Harry, stay for Lillian

    • By Celeste Albers on 12-17-18

    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 1,547
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,314

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful and Intense

    • By Britney on 09-17-16

    Regular price: $9.44

    • The Raven

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Michael Troy
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    "The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • overly dramatic, but still a story for the ages...

    • By Anonymous User on 01-29-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • 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 137
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    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 8,072
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,463
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,433

    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

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 104

    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 listen I've been waiting for this

    • By Adam on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Crucible

    • By: Arthur Miller
    • Narrated by: Troy W. Hudson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft - and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Classic, Brought Back High School Memories

    • By Samantha on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    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

    • Long Way Down

    • By: Jason Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 625
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 621

    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

    • Julius Caesar

    • A Fully-Dramatized Audio Production From Folger Theatre
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    The Folger Shakespeare Library, home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, brings Julius Caesar to life with this new full-length, full-cast dramatic recording....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Angela on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Beowulf

    • By: Seamus Heaney
    • Narrated by: Seamus Heaney
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 622
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 607

    Heaney's performance reminds us that Beowulf was intended to be heard not read....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Why, oh, why is it abridged?

    • By Tad Davis on 09-25-08

    Regular price: $17.46

    • The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Ambreen Razia
    • Narrated by: Ambreen Razia
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,683
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,458
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,446

    A bold and provocative one-person play, written and performed by Ambreen Razia....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Standard coming of age with Islamic slant

    • By Kingsley on 12-07-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Gruffalo

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 101

    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

    • 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 423
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 357
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 354

    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
    • Lots of background noise

    • By Mbeck on 09-04-15

    Regular price: $14.82

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