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    • The Joyce Carol Oates Collection

    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Hector Elizondo, Anna Gunn, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Eight highly diverse works from one of America’s most prolific and versatile authors. This collection includes an exclusive dramatization of Oates’ best-selling novel American Appetites; two comedic plays, The Perfectionist and The Truth Teller; four short plays (Gulf War, Black, The Key, and Tone Clusters); as well as her libretto for Black Water: An American Opera, composed by John Duffy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Oates

    • By Dian on 04-16-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mastergate

    • By: Larry Gelbart
    • Narrated by: Walter Matthau, Edward Asner, Charles Durning, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The Tony Award-winning playwright and creator of TV's MASH has fashioned a wickedly funny satire about the Iran-Contra Senate hearings and their participants. A top-notch Hollywood cast, headed by Walter Matthau, brings this scathing comedy to life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Walter Matthau Alone is Worth the Price

    • By Gretchen SLP on 08-13-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Prelude to a Kiss

    • By: Craig Lucas
    • Narrated by: Fran Adams, Shannon Cochran, Tate Donovan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A whirlwind courtship. A storybook wedding. A kiss for the bride. And suddenly everything changes. When Peter and Rita's brand-new marriage is strained by a magical twist of fate, true love will never mean quite the same thing again.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Golf with Alan Shepard

    • By: Carter W. Lewis
    • Narrated by: John Astin, Charles Durning, Richard Hoyt Miller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A quartet of aging retirees tee up for a witty and incisive reflection on love, faith, time, and (of course) golf. Over 18 holes, the four men face truths ranging from the quotidian to the cosmic as they bicker and bond on the putting green. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring John Astin, Charles Durning, Richard Hoyt Miller, John Randolph and William Schallert. Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience in Santa Monica, CA in December, 1992.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The General from America

    • By: Richard Nelson
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bennett, Steven Culp, Keene Curtis, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    He was a friend of George Washington and a decorated hero of the Revolutionary War. What caused Benedict Arnold to renounce his country and become one of America’s most reviled figures? Richard Dreyfuss stars in Richard Nelson’s dramatic and surprisingly modern take on the man whose name is now a synonym for being a traitor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worthwhile history lesson

    • By Russell Bernard on 03-28-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Truth Teller

    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Charles Durning, Arthur Hanket, Gary Kroeger, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Joyce Carol Oates' hilarious take-off on a classic Southern play begins when liberated Hedda arrives home to visit the family estate, ruled by the family’s tyrannical patriarch, “Tiny” Culligan. Tiny doesn’t know what to make of Hedda’s intellectual boyfriend, Saul. But then, Saul doesn’t know what to make of Hedda’s sister, the slinky Maggie, who finds Jewish professors very sexy indeed. A full cast L.A. Theatre Works performance featuring: Charles Durning, Arthur Hanket, Gary Kroeger, Marsha Mason, Priscilla Pointer, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Waldorf Conference

    • By: Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, Arnie Reisman
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Charles Durning, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later, they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf Conference dramatically speculates on what went on in that room.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Even Hollywood was never this Jewy

    • By D. Martin on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $6.95