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    • Fabulation or The Re-education of Undine

    • By: Lynn Nottage
    • Narrated by: Charlayne Woodard, Full Cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Knocked-up and seriously broke, a successful publicist is plunged into a topsy-turvy world of welfare mothers and drug addicts, and forced to confront the family she left behind. Fabulation is a darkly comic rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of falling down and reaching up to find the goodness within.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth your credits

    • By N. Hall on 04-17-07

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Crumbs from the Table of Joy

    • By: Lynn Nottage
    • Narrated by: Deidrie Henry, Russell Hornsby, Tinashe Kajese, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    From the pen of the winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! The Crump family is adrift and in trouble. Widowed Godfrey is under the spell of Sweet Father Divine, while his teen daughters, Ernestine and Ermina, immerse themselves in the illusions of Hollywood to escape racial prejudice. But things change quickly when free-spirited Aunt Lily shows up: Godfrey remarries a white woman, Ermina discovers boys, and Ernestine is torn between Communism and bebop!

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Pretty Fire

    • By: Charlayne Woodard
    • Narrated by: Charlayne Woodard
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    In five autobiographical vignettes, Charlayne Woodard tells the moving and inspirational tale of her African-American family through three generations of love, struggle, and triumph.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Uplifting and Entertaining

    • By Price Above Rubies on 05-20-06

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Neat

    • By: Charlayne Woodard
    • Narrated by: Charlayne Woodard
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In Neat, writer/performer Charlayne Woodard shares her memories of growing up black in America in the '60s and '70s. The play focuses around the life of Woodard's Aunt Beneatha, Neat, who was mistakenly fed camphor oil as a baby, resulting in permanent brain damage. Stories of family and of time spent with Neat are weaved together with touching results.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read

    • By Mary Robins on 12-02-05

    Regular price: $6.95

    • In Real Life

    • By: Charlayne Woodard
    • Narrated by: Charlayne Woodard
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In the final play of a trilogy that began with Pretty Fire and continued with Neat, In Real Life finds Charlayne Woodard pursuing her dreams in New York City. From early days as a stuggling actor to being nominated for a Tony Award, the harsh realities of Broadway are balanced by the unusual and comforting characters that touched her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nana

    • By teresa on 08-10-11

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Night Watcher

    • By: Charlayne Woodard
    • Narrated by: Charlayne Woodard
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 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

    Playwright/performer Charlayne Woodard is a force of nature, and in The Night Watcher she finds a new way to explore her "mother" nature. Woodard describes her life as half of a childless couple, finding herself mysteriously drawn to second-hand parenting. With wisdom and wit, Woodward's acclaimed one-woman show strikes a chord for the longing of motherhood. Written and performed by Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

    Regular price: $4.95