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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • 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 348
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317

    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 14,910
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,866
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,788

    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

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    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
    • This is a must buy

    • By Phillip Bollinger on 06-07-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • 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 20,220
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18,779
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,678

    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

    • 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 5,627
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,196
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5,194

    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

    • Girls & Boys

    • By: Dennis Kelly
    • Narrated by: Carey Mulligan
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,536
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,471

    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 4,181
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,859
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3,856

    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

    • 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 2,216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,895

    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

    • 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 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    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

    • 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 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 196

    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

    • Sakina's Restaurant

    • By: Aasif Mandvi
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4,485
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,086
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4,092

    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

    • 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 8,590
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,939
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,908

    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

    • Angels in America

    • A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
    • By: Tony Kushner
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cast of Angels

    • By Dan B. on 05-22-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Milk and Honey

    • By: Rupi Kaur
    • Narrated by: Rupi Kaur
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,384

    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

    • Long Way Down

    • By: Jason Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 764
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 708
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 706

    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 Raven

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Michael Troy
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    "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...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Eww

    • By Kaz on 04-06-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Mala

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Melinda Lopez
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,633
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,295
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,284

    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 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 723
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 619

    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

    • The Canterbury Tales

    • A New Unabridged Translation by Burton Raffel
    • By: Geoffrey Chaucer
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 22 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    The Tales gathers 29 of literature's most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful treat!

    • By Tad Davis on 11-16-08

    Regular price: $39.95

    • 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 877
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 721
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 721

    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

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