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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • 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

    • 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 3,222
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,952
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,934

    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

    • Helium

    • By: Rudy Francisco
    • Narrated by: Rudy Francisco
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    Helium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new audiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • captivating

    • By Suzanne Parker on 04-21-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • 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

    • Mala

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Melinda Lopez
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,784
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,437
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,427

    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

    • 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

    • And Still I Rise (Unabridged Selections)

    • A Book of Poems
    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 534
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 520

    The beloved and best-selling author reads aloud from her third book of verse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing compares to hearing the actual author read

    • By Barry White on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $13.27

    • 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 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • The Raven

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Michael Troy
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    "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

    • 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

    • 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

    • MotherStruck!

    • By: Staceyann Chin
    • Narrated by: Staceyann Chin
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Meet. Love. Break. Recover. That’s been the routine of Staceyann Chin’s romantic life. But at 35, after yet another devastating breakup and overcome by an urgent and all-consuming desire to have a child, Chin realizes she’s running out of time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesomeness

    • By Heather Won Tesoriero on 07-03-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Good Poems

    • Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor
    • By: Garrison Keillor (editor), Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and others
    • Narrated by: Garrison Keillor
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No Table of Contents

    • By e8936 on 12-02-14

    Regular price: $18.86

    • The Metamorphoses

    • By: Ovid
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257

    An undeniable masterpiece of Western Civilization, The Metamorphoses is a continuous narrative that covers all the Olympian legends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charlton Griffin's Metamorphoses

    • By Coach of Alva on 01-23-14

    Regular price: $61.60

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