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    • This Is All a Dream We Dreamed

    • An Oral History of the Grateful Dead
    • By: Blair Jackson, David Gans
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Fred Berman, Oliver Wyman, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      5 out of 5 stars 55

    In This Is All a Dream We Dreamed, two of the most well-respected chroniclers of the Dead, Blair Jackson and David Gans, reveal the band's story through the words of its members, their creative collaborators and peers, and a number of diverse fans, stitching together a multitude of voices into a seamless oral tapestry. Capturing the ebullient spirit at the group's core, Jackson and Gans weave together a musical saga that examines the music and subculture that developed into its own economy, touching fans from all walks of life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this unique format.

    • By Mike on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Electra

    • Director's Playbook Edition
    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The myth of Electra is retold in this master work by Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. After the murder of her father at the hands of her mother, the housebound Electra discovers that her last hope for freedom may be lost.

    • Director's Playbook Edition
    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Release date: 11-17-17
    • 2.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Agamemnon (Director's Playbook Edition) (Annotated)

    • By: Aeschylus
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Considered the greatest surviving work by the "father of tragedy" is the classic tale of King Agamemnon as he returns from Troy victorious in battle but with a wife whose reaction to her son's sacrifice has led her to harbor a burning and hidden resentment toward him.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Oedipus Rex (Director's Playbook Edition) (Annotated)

    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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    Sophocles' timeless drama is often considered the greatest of all surviving Athenian plays. Oedipus, king of Thebes, must save his ailing city by tracking down the murderer of its former king. Translation by F. Storr.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful

    • By Traci on 05-15-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Antigone (Director's Playbook Edition, Annotated)

    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The great tragedy by Athenian playwright Sophocles, a tale of a woman's duty and a king's pride. Antigone promised a proper burial to her late brother, but doing so will disobey an ordinance of King Creon and risk invoking his wrath. Translation by F. Storr.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Oedipus at Colonus

    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Director's Playbook Editions help artists to turn playscripts into their own productions, providing useful supporting information and summaries to the interested listener. A play by master Athenian playwright Sophocles, and the last of his three "Theban plays" to be written. Oedipus, former king of Thebes, finds himself in great danger as a new prophecy comes to light involving him and the fate of the city where he once reigned. Translation by F. Storr.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Prometheus Bound

    • Director's Playbook Edition
    • By: Aeschylus
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Aeschylus, the father of tragedy, paints a gripping portrait of Prometheus - bound to a cliff face and sentenced to an eternity of punishment for defying the almighty Zeus out of his compassion towards humanity.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Merchant of Venice

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Shakespeare's classic comedy of the merciless Shylock, a Jew despised by Christians who gains power over his nemesis after a bond loan goes awry - with the forfeit of the bond being a pound of flesh.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Revenger's Tragedy (Director's Playbook)

    • By: Thomas Middleton
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thomas Middleton's classic tale of corruption and revenge in a 16th-century Italian court. Vendice's wife has been poisoned by the hand of the lecherous Duke, and now he seeks to bring an end to the Duke and his house.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Othello

    • Director's Playbook Edition - Annotated
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    William Shakespeare's classic masterpiece, the tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice, joined in an interracial marriage to the beautiful Desdemona and driven to suspicion and jealousy by his maleficent officer Iago.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Arms and the Man (Director's Playbook Edition)

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A timeless classic by George Bernard Shaw, Arms and the Man is a comedy about love, ideals, and romance. A young woman from a wealthy Bulgarian family is visited in her room by an enemy captain in his flight to evade capture, and this chance encounter threatens her engagement and her high-minded idealism.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Woman of No Importance (Director's Playbook Edition)

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An original recording of one of Oscar Wilde's comedic classics and a precise satire of Britain's upper classes. At a gathering at Hunstanton Chase, the young Gerald Arbuthnot has been given a rare opportunity to make something of himself by the cavalier Lord Illingworth, but a chance meeting between his mother Mrs. Arbuthnot and Lord Illingworth reveals that there's more behind the offer than Gerald knows.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Henry VI: Part 1

    • Director's Playbook Edition
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Hopkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    War and intrigue define the court of the young King Henry VI, who must struggle to maintain dominion of France now that forces have been rallied against him by a young maiden, known by the people as Joan of Arc. The first part of William Shakespeare's War of the Roses tetralogy.

    Regular price: $6.95