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    • 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 111
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    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. A storm blows down the tree and a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth.

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

    • By Calliope on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Crimes of the Heart

    • By: Beth Henley
    • Narrated by: Ray Baker, Donna Bullock, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    This Pulitzer Prize-winner is a deeply touching and funny play about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town rocked by scandal when Babe, the youngest, shoots her husband. Humor and pathos abound as the sisters unite with an intense young lawyer to save Babe from a murder charge, and overcome their family’s painful past. A BBC co-production.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's clear why this is a Pulitzer-winning story

    • By Kimberly Wren on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Brothers Karamazov (Dramatized)

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: John de Lancie, Sharron Gless, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The passionate Karamazov brothers spring to life, led by their lecherous father, who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each other. The men have plenty to fight over, including the alluring Grushenka.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A dramatization of the original novel

    • By Wayne M. Riggs on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • New Jerusalem

    • The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656
    • By: David Ives
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Richard Easton, Andrea Gabriel, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    As a young Jewish man in 17th century Amsterdam, Baruch de Spinoza excelled as a theological student; but as he encountered free-thinking Protestants, atheists, and radicals in this relatively tolerant city, he began to question his religion and the nature of God. As a result, he was branded a heretic and faced excommunication. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A theatre play summarising the essence of Spinoza

    • By Jacobus on 09-16-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Time Flies

    • By: David Ives
    • Narrated by: Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Shannon Cochran, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A series of short comic vignettes from playwright David Ives. In the title work, two houseflies try to make the most out of their brief time on earth. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Shannon Cochran, Evan Gore, Arye Gross, and Victoria Principal. Directed by Ron West. Recorded before a live audience in March, 1998.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All star cast. Fun mini-plays

    • By carmen on 08-08-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Long Ago and Far Away

    • By: David Ives
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bennett, Jane Brucker, Ian Gomez, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A series of short comedic works from playwright David Ives, with subjects ranging from the Lindbergh baby to chimps typing literary classics. The title work is a more serious, nostalgic look at two generations of apartment dwellers who meet in a time warp. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Samantha Bennett, Jane Brucker, Ian Gomez, Arye Gross, Richard Kind, Dinah Manoff, Nia Vardalos and Tom Virtue. Directed by Ron West. Recorded before a live audience in June, 1995.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some clunkers among the brilliance

    • By EAlex on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Brothers Karamazov & The Idiot (Dramatized)

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Director David Fishelson transforms Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and The Idiot into spellbinding drama that illuminates both titanic novels. In The Brothers Karamazov, the passionate brothers spring to life, led by their roué of a father ¿ who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each other. The men have plenty to fight over, including the alluring Grushenka.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Skip It ...

    • By Lisa on 03-02-08

    Regular price: $4.95

    • End Days

    • By: Deborah Zoe Laufer
    • Narrated by: Josh Clark, Shannon Cochran, Dane DeHaan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In Deborah Zoe Laufer’s End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter Rachel. But as Sylvia races around preparing for the Rapture, Rachel is learning that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in her philosophy.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • At Long Last Leo

    • By: Mark Stein
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bain, Arye Gross, Mary Gross, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Leo Beagle has spent two years writing a 638-page manifesto on human harmony that just might change the world. The problem is only that no one wants to read it, especially not Leo’s unharmonious family.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • My Teacher Fried My Brains (Dramatized)

    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: Arye Gross
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The first day of seventh grade is probably the worst day of Duncan Dougal's life. He knows that things are really bad when he finds an alien's hand in a Dumpster and then gets plugged into an alien brain fryer! Can Duncan find out which of the four new teachers in his school is an alien before his brains get fried to a pulp - or before the aliens try to fry the whole planet? 

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The Idiot (Dramatized)

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Kate Asner, Angela Bettis, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    David Fishelson has transformed Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot into a spellbinding drama that illuminates the titanic novel. In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersburg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Undecided Molecule

    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Jack Delson, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From the imagination of radio pioneer Norman Corwin comes one of the strangest trials in the history of jurisprudence. A molecule refuses to be assigned to any particular substance and insists on choosing for itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good

    • By Ryan on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Hotel Oubliette

    • By: Jane Anderson
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Thomas Caruso, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Inspired by released American hostages, Hotel Oubliette is a darkly comedic play that explores what happens when two emotionally disconnected men are chained to a post with an endless amount of time stretching before them.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Twilight's Last Gleaming

    • By: Harry Shearer
    • Narrated by: Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Judyann Elder, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Harry Shearer’s parody of a presidential election. In this fantasy, Bob Dole Jr. faces off against a wrestler named Greenberg, as they fight for one family’s votes by camping out in their living room. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Judyann Elder, Arye Gross, Daniel Passer, Richard Masur, Harry Shearer, Fred Willard, and Kenny Williams. Directed by Harry Shearer. Recorded before a live audience.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Of One Blood (Dramatization)

    • By: Andrew White
    • Narrated by: David Schwimmer, Lee Arenberg, John Cothran Jr., and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Of One Blood is a poignant and disturbing play about the infamous murder of three civil rights workers - James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner - in Mississippi in 1964. The broadcast includes an interview with Rita Bender, Michael Schwerner's wife in 1964.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Smart Choices for the New Century

    • By: Jane Anderson
    • Narrated by: Arye Gross, Paul Mercier, Robert Robinson, and others
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director Jane Anderson presents four one-act plays: A Seminar For Responsible Living; The Last Time I Saw Her; Earthquake Preparedness; Lynette Has PMS. With unforgettable characters and scathing humor, the stories explore the challenges of life in Los Angeles, from gun violence to earthquakes. These short pieces ask us to consider what we need to take with us into the next hundred years, and what is best left behind.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Atwater: Fixin' to Die

    • By: Robert Myers
    • Narrated by: Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Judyann Elder, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Gregory Itzin portrays the brilliant but flawed Lee Atwater, a self-styled master of negative campaigning and a tightly wound country boy from South Carolina, who rose to the chairmanship of the Republican Party. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance starring Gregory Itzin as Lee Atwater, with Fran Adams, Ed Begley Jr., Judyann Elder, Arye Gross, Richard Masur, Daniel Passer, Harry Shearer, Fred Willard, and Kenny Williams.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Pilgrimage to Beethoven (Dramatized)

    • By: Bernard da Costa
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Allan Corduner, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Adapted from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven’s music soars in the background as a poor young composer named Richard Wagner struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer he idealizes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I like it

    • By Timoteo on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $6.95