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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • The Book of Psalms

    • By: Phoenix Audio
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The Psalms express the heart and essence of humanity, covering a wide range of emotions, and the lessons derived from them have had a far-reaching effect through the ages....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Find

    • By smill on 06-29-14

    Regular price: $13.97

    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Richmond Lattimore - translator
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 22 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 457
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377

    The great legacy of The Iliad is its shattering revelation of what it means to be human in the face of life's uncertainty and fleeting mortality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the audio version you want

    • By Rachel on 04-11-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Julius Caesar

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Andrew Buchan, Sean Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,277
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,153

    Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s most compelling Roman plays. The plot against Caesar and the infamous assassination scene make for unforgettable listening....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars

    • By David on 04-05-14

    Regular price: $12.59

    • 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 482
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 440
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 441

    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

    • Art

    • By: Yasmina Reza, Christopher Hampton
    • Narrated by: Bob Balaban, Brian Cox, Brian Perry
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive - and very white - painting....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 3 Men + 1 White Canvas = Big TROUBLE

    • By Gretchen SLP on 03-21-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump

    • By: Robert Sears
    • Narrated by: Jon Culshaw
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    What if there's another side to Donald Trump? A sensitive, poetic side? Driven by this question, Rob Sears began combing The Donald's words for signs of poetry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By filthy mcnasty on 03-12-19

    Regular price: $6.38

    • Rumi Poetry

    • 101 Quotes of Wisdom on Life, Love and Happiness
    • By: John Balkh
    • Narrated by: Clay Lomakayu
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Rumi's popularity has gone beyond national and ethnic borders....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying dings

    • By David A. Williams on 08-24-17
    • 101 Quotes of Wisdom on Life, Love and Happiness
    • By: John Balkh
    • Narrated by: Clay Lomakayu
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Release date: 07-14-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 84 ratings

    Regular price: $3.95

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to King Lear (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Mike Reeves
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Terrence Hardiman, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    This is a full-cast, unabridged performance, with comprehensive commentary and analysis, enabling students to fully understand and appreciate the play....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Makes Shakespeare Accessible

    • By Edward on 07-01-12

    Regular price: $18.08

    • Disgraced

    • A Play
    • By: Ayad Akhtar
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi, January LaVoy, Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    "Sparkling and combustible." (Bloomberg Businessweek)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful play

    • By Nancy on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $18.24

    • The Book of Disquiet

    • By: Fernando Pessoa
    • Narrated by: Adam Sims
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Assembled from notes and jottings left unpublished at the time of the author’s death, The Book of Disquiet is a collection of aphoristic prose-poetry musings on dreams, solitude, time and memory....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a vitally important, and beautiful work

    • By Jason Rosenblum on 04-03-19

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Faerie Queene

    • By: Edmund Spenser
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 33 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    The first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic Fantasy from Shakespeare's Time

    • By Jabba on 10-03-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • 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 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    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

    • A Lesson Before Dying

    • By: Romulus Linney
    • Narrated by: Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, Jamahl Marsh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    A Lesson Before Dying is set in Louisiana in the 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is falsely convicted and sentenced to death. Grant, a schoolteacher, agrees to talk with him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Play

    • By Kassie on 03-01-07

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Pure Water

    • Poetry of Rumi
    • By: Coleman Barks, Jellaludin Rumi
    • Narrated by: Coleman Barks, Eugene Friesen (cello)
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Pure Water is Coleman Barks’ inspired live performance of the poetry of Jellaludin Rumi (1207-1273) - with Sufi stories and jokes, accompanied with music....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not much about Rumi

    • By Emanuele on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Trifles

    • By: Susan Glaspell
    • Narrated by: Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, Sam McMurray, and others
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Written by Susan Glaspell in 1916, Trifles is a one-act play about a woman accused of strangling her husband....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Performance

    • By fabiola on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Aimless Love

    • A Selection of Poems
    • By: Billy Collins
    • Narrated by: Billy Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first compilation of new and selected poems in 12 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the audio version is abridged.

    • By Denis A. on 03-27-14

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Fierce Fairytales

    • Poems and Stories to Stir Your Soul
    • By: Nikita Gill
    • Narrated by: Nikita Gill
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed makeover....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Magical

    • By Wendy Ann on 09-24-18

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 447
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 396

    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

    • Summary and Analysis of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

    • By: Michael Peters
    • Narrated by: Ron Welch
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It is widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)...

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Poetic License

    • 100 Poems - 100 Performers
    • By: Emily Dickinson, e. e. cummings, William Wordsworth, and others
    • Narrated by: Jason Alexander, Christine Baranski, Charles Busch, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Why a Poetry Album? Easy answer: I love poetry. I love reading it. I love memorizing it. I love hearing great actors recite it.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just the poems Mam.

    • By Sam Motes on 09-28-14

    Regular price: $17.49

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