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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window

    • By: Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
    • Narrated by: Taylor Trensch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • More of a podcast

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Dante's Purgatory

    • A Study on Part II of the Divine Comedy
    • By: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Narrated by: Anthony Esolen PhD
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    A celebrated translator and teacher of Dante, Professor Esolen interprets and describes the rich theological insights discovered by Dante on his journey up the mountain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful lectures!!!

    • By Eclectic Reader on 05-06-19

    Regular price: $13.97

    • 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 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 233

    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

    • Great Goddesses

    • Life Lessons from Myths and Monsters
    • By: Nikita Gill
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Best-selling poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of poetry and prose retelling the legends of the Goddesses, both great and small, in their own words....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Beowulf

    • By: Frances B. Grummere (translator)
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature, Beowulf is an epic poem that traces the exploits of the titular hero....

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Molly Sweeney (Dramatized)

    • By: Brian Friel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Bacon, Robert Breuler, Rick Snyder
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This is the story of married couple Molly and Frank, who live in a remote Irish village. Molly has been blind since birth, but now a surgeon believes he can restore her sight....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Three Sisters

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt, Sarah Zimmerman, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Chekhov’s masterpiece in a full-cast performance starring Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt, Sarah Zimmerman and Jon Hamm....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A little too confusing without staging

    • By Calliope on 05-13-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Between Riverside and Crazy

    • By: Stephen Adly Guirgis
    • Narrated by: Elisa Bocanegra, John Cothran, Seamus Dever, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    After his wife’s death, retired cop Walter "Pops" Washington has made a home for his ex-felon son in his sprawling, rent-controlled, Riverside Drive apartment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Relevant material. Great performance by Cothran.

    • By Lady Contra on 01-04-19

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Antigone

    • By: Jean Anouilh
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Marvel, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 80

    The body of Polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic is given a fabulous update!

    • By Joshua on 09-28-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Wild Embers

    • Poems of Rebellion, Fire and Beauty
    • By: Nikita Gill
    • Narrated by: Nikita Gill
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Nikita Gill's poetry has captured hearts and minds all over the world. This collection showcases mostly unseen poetry and prose, delving into ideas about passion, identity, empowerment...

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Reduced to Joy

    • The Journey from Our Head to Our Heart
    • By: Mark Nepo
    • Narrated by: Mark Nepo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The infinitely varied journeys of our lives share a common destiny: to be worn of all that is not essential till we are reduced to joy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful and healing to the mind and spirit

    • By Nana on 02-04-18
    • The Journey from Our Head to Our Heart
    • By: Mark Nepo
    • Narrated by: Mark Nepo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 10-01-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $34.28

    • Gudrun: Series 1-4

    • A Viking Epic Inspired by the Icelandic Sagas
    • By: Lucy Catherine
    • Narrated by: full cast, Kate Phillips
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    An 11th-century Viking epic of love, revenge and faith, set in Iceland and starring the original Nordic Noir heroine, Gudrun....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but feminism much?

    • By clinton on 10-31-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Bear's New Friend

    • By: Karma Wilson
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    With fun-loving rhymes and a curious mystery to solve, Bear's New Friend, from acclaimed children's author Karma Wilson, is sure to become a new favorite of kids everywhere....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cute story

    • By Emily on 11-12-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Notes to an Actor

    • By: Ron Marasco
    • Narrated by: Ron Marasco
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 172

    Actors always ask for notes on their performance, and they will take them from just about anyone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful!

    • By Lee on 10-28-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump

    • By: Robert Sears
    • Narrated by: Jon Culshaw
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not very funny.

    • By Cynthia on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $6.38

    • The Great Poets: Alfred Lord Tennyson

    • By: Alfred Tennyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Pennington
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    The 200th anniversary of the birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892), one of the most popular of poets, is celebrated in 2009....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the most popular Victorian poets

    • By ESK on 01-07-13

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Eugene Onegin [Russian Edition]

    • By: Alexander Pushkin
    • Narrated by: Oleg Fedorov
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    This novel in verse, said to be the parent of all Russian novels, is a tragic story of innocence, love, and friendship. Eugene Onegin, an aristocrat, the countryside where the passionate Tatyana....

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Dante's Inferno (Dramatised)

    • By: Dante Alighieri
    • Narrated by: Corin Redgrave
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    This original and refreshingly different dramatisation follows Dante, "lost in a dark wood", who is met by Virgil, who takes him on a tour of the underworld....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dante's Inferno

    • By Robert on 10-17-09

    Regular price: $6.39

    • She Walks in Beauty

    • A Woman's Journey Through Poems
    • By: Adrienne Rich, Pablo Neruda, Elizabeth Bishop, and others
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd, Campbell Scott, Jane Alexander, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    In She Walks in Beauty, Caroline Kennedy has once again marshaled the gifts of our greatest poets to pay a very personal tribute to the human experience....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Have For Every Woman

    • By Elena on 05-31-13

    Regular price: $34.22

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