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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Proof of Love

    • By: Chisa Hutchinson
    • Narrated by: Brenda Pressley
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,567
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,230

    Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family - and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly amazing

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Life Ever After

    • By: Carla Grauls
    • Narrated by: Raúl Castillo, Nana Mensah, Piper Goodeve
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Tech City: Society is obsessed with relentless progress and the possibility of eternal life. A woman and a man meet in waiting room, anticipating a procedure that will incorporate the latest science and technology into their minds and bodies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Black Mirror!!

    • By lois on 06-30-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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 1,303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196

    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 17,938
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,673
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,586

    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

    • 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 2,244
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,921

    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

    • 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 20,693
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19,221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,113

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Midlife crisis in the white house

    • By Kingsley on 11-02-18

    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 6,330
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,846
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5,842

    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 10,356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,717
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,652

    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

    • Mala (Spanish Edition)

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Gladys Torres
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Un viaje absolutamente factual el final de la vida, Mala es una exploración irreverente de cómo vivimos, nos enfrentamos y sobrevivimos en el momento....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excelente

    • By DOS on 07-18-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • 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 889
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 730
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 730

    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

    • Milk and Honey

    • By: Rupi Kaur
    • Narrated by: Rupi Kaur
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,649
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,421
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,407

    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 793
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 733
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731

    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

    • Depression & Other Magic Tricks

    • By: Sabrina Benaim
    • Narrated by: Sabrina Benaim
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Performance poet Sabrina Benaim presents Depression & Other Magic Tricks, a collection of poems that explores themes of mental health, love, and family. It is a documentation of struggle and triumph, a celebration of daily life and of living....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!

    • By Camey on 06-28-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • 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 174
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    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

    • Sakina's Restaurant

    • By: Aasif Mandvi
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4,838
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,391
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4,395

    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

    • 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 4,349
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,011
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,010

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Live Theater at Home

    • By Linda R. Harrington on 04-14-18

    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 8,736
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,076
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,045

    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

    • Helium

    • By: Rudy Francisco
    • Narrated by: Rudy Francisco
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    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

    • 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 612
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 524

    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

    • Beowulf

    • By: Seamus Heaney
    • Narrated by: Seamus Heaney
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 857
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 638

    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

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