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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • 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 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    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

    • The George Bernard Shaw Collection

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, Anne Heche, JoBeth Williams, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Eight of George Bernard Shaw's most memorable plays in one splendid collection....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impressive Collection of Shaw

    • By Michael on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Amazing Peace and Other Poems

    • And Other Poems by Maya Angelou
    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 95

    Listen to Grammy Award-winning poet Maya Angelou read her newest work, "Amazing Peace", as well some of her best-loved poems in this unique and inspiring audio collection....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spoken Beauty

    • By Chandra on 01-05-06

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Antigone

    • By: Sophocles, George Young - translator
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    After the death of their father, Oedipus, Antigone and Ismene return to Thebes. The ruler is their unyielding uncle by marriage, Creon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good refresher

    • By Darcey Wunker on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $8.55

    • All My Sons

    • By: Arthur Miller
    • Narrated by: Julie Harris, James Farentino, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    World War II is over and a family, mourning a son missing in action, plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • terrific play, great performances

    • By Calliope on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Arcadia

    • By: Tom Stoppard
    • Narrated by: Kate Burton, Mark Capri, Jennifer Dundas, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe’s influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great production

    • By M. W. Roberts on 02-23-11

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Tea at Five

    • By: Matthew Lombardo
    • Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    Joins us for a cup of tea, won't you? Katharine Hepburn beckons us into her Connecticut home for a cozy chat and an intimate look at the legend...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MULGREW UNLEASHES HER INNER HEPBURN

    • By Scott on 03-09-09

    Regular price: $13.97

    • The Ecstatic Soul

    • Jelaluddin Rumi: His Life and Poetry
    • By: Coleman Barks
    • Narrated by: Michael Toms
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Coleman Barks, poet and translator of Jelalludin Rumi's poetry, explores the genius, mystery and rapture of Rumi's work....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The very joy and pain of Being...

    • By leslie ecklund on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Dark Between Stars

    • By: Atticus
    • Narrated by: Atticus
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    From the internationally best-selling author of Love Her Wild comes The Dark Between Stars, a new collection of heartfelt, whimsical, and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Sure I Just Fell In Love ALL Over Again

    • By M. A. G. on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Macbeth

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: James Marsters, Joanne Whalley, Josh Cooke, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    Infamously known as the cursed Scottish play, Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Might want to Read Along

    • By Syd Young on 02-03-14

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Wingspan

    • By: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Grace Experience, K.K. Glick, Chris Bohjalian, and others
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Wingspan is the story of a young flight attendant with a fear of flying who is about to work her first transatlantic trip. When a veteran coworker tries to help her through the turbulent crossing, she discovers that a fear of flying is the least of the young woman's secrets....

    Regular price: $14.00

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Dramatized)

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    If your best friend is named Huckleberry Finn, and there's a girl in your life named Becky Thatcher, a villain named Injun Joe, and you and your friends get into all kinds of mischief...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome !!!!!😎

    • By Sarah L. on 03-14-17

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold

    • Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist
    • By: William Shakespeare, James Anthony, Stephen Fry - foreword
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, James Anthony, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    This collection of masterful reinterpretations brilliantly demystifies and breathes new life into Shakespeare's work, demonstrating the continued resonance of a playwright whose popularity remains more than 400 years after his death....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Complete Barchester Chronicles (Dramatisation)

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey, Alex Jennings
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    Here is a new audio edition of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's gently satirical tales of provincial life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Anthony Trollope's Small Affairs

    • By Joseph R on 08-30-09

    Regular price: $34.11

    • The Plays of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Waters
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Enjoy the most notable plays of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Everything Is Necessary

    • By: Keisha-Gaye Anderson
    • Narrated by: Keisha-Gaye Anderson
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Poetry collection by Jamaican-born poet, creative writer, visual artist, and media professional Keisha-Gaye Anderson....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • BBC Radio Shakespeare

    • Much Ado About Nothing (Dramatized)
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Tennant, Samantha Spiro, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 232

    BBC Radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Come...bid me do anything for thee.

    • By Irene Adler ~Kindle Forum Pro~ on 08-01-14

    Regular price: $15.49

    • How to Love a Country

    • Poems
    • By: Richard Blanco
    • Narrated by: Richard Blanco
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The renowned inaugural poet Richard Blanco explores immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more in this new collection of accessible and emotive verses.... 

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Backwards & Forwards

    • A Technical Manual for Reading Plays
    • By: David Ball
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    This is a guide to play reading for students and practitioners of both theater and literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE book to really learn Hamlet

    • By Anonymous User on 03-24-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Little Foxes

    • By: Lillian Hellman
    • Narrated by: Will Brittain, Tim DeKay, Heidi Dippold, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Lillian Hellman examines a wealthy Southern family and the greed that tears them apart....

    Regular price: $4.95

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