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    • The Importance of Being Earnest

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Ben Lindsey-Clark, Jeff Moon, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Importance of Being Earnest is Wilde's most famous and oft-produced play. First performed in 1895, and subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", it shows Wilde at his satirical and scathingly witty best. It follows the misadventures of Algy and Jack as they attempt to woo and wed Cecily and Gwendolen under the assumed name "Ernest", much to the disapproval of the aristocratic Lady Bracknell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite play and now my favorite audio!

    • By Kristina Hernandez on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Dark Lady of the Sonnets

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Peter Tucker, Danielle Cohen, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Making his way to a tryst with his "dark lady" near the royal palace the young playwright William Shakespeare encounters a mysterious woman in a cloak. Mistaking her for his lady friend, he accosts her in a familiar fashion, only to discover, to his dismay, that she is in fact the queen. He overcomes his initial discomfort, and takes advantage of the situation to make a petition for royal support to establish a national theatre.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Cherry Orchard

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett, Amanda Friday, Elizabeth Chambers, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The Cherry Orchard is Chekhov's final play, first performed in 1904 at the Moscow Art Theatre and directed by Konstantin Stanislavski. It takes place on the Ranevsky family's country estate, which boasts a large cherry orchard that is in bloom as the play opens. The family is gathering at the estate for a reunion but also to decide how to handle their debts, which have reached a crisis point.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • The Happy Prince & Other Tales

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Craig Franklin, Russell Gold, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    This beautiful collection contains five fairy tales by the celebrated British writer Oscar Wilde: "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket." These timeless tales are performed by a full cast, and will delight listeners of all ages with their whimsical characters, moving situations, and touches of ironic humor. Presented by The Online Stage.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Green Dwarf

    • By: Charlotte Bronte
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Andy Harrington, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    The little known first novella of Charlotte Bronte, The Green Dwarf is a story of adventure, subterfuge, romance, and danger. Lady Emily Charlesworth is awaiting the return of her lover, Leslie, who is a down-on-his luck artist. However, the dastardly, coldhearted Colonel Percy is also vying for her heart and will stop at nothing to make Emily his own.

    Regular price: $11.42

    • Lady Windermere's Fan

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Linda Barrans, Tiffany Halla Colonna, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Passion and intrigue among the upper classes form the basis of Lady Windermere's Fan, Oscar Wilde's first successful play, which displays his trademark wit and wisdom. Beautiful and innocent Lady Windermere finds out that her husband has been keeping company with the scandalous and mysterious Mrs. Erlynne. Her discovery unleashes a host of tensions at her 21st birthday party, where London's elite have gathered to gossip.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Northanger Abbey

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Grace Keller Scotch, Andy Harrington, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Northanger Abbey is one of Jane Austen’s first novels, though it was not published until after her death, and contains some of her most biting satire. Catherine Morland, the novel’s naive and provincial heroine, has formed her idea of the world from Gothic novels, full of gloomy Italian castles, long-kept secrets, and dastardly villains. However, when she travels to the city of Bath and encounters a wider society, she will discover that all her reading has ill-prepared her for the real world.  

    Regular price: $18.56

    • The Three Sisters

    • By: Anton Chekhov, Julius West - translator
    • Narrated by: Andy Harrington, Leanne Yau, Elizabeth Chambers, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Three Sisters is Anton Chekhov's 1901 play about the Prosorov family, who are stuck in a provincial Russian town. The sisters - Olga, Masha, and Irina - fantasize about one day returning to Moscow. Meanwhile, their brother Andrey courts village girl Natasha, and the family socializes with the soldiers stationed nearby. Dreams, longing, and illicit love drive the action of Chekhov's comic drama.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • O Christmas Tree

    • By: Mike Murphy
    • Narrated by: Ben Lindsey-Clark, Noel Badrian, Susan Iannucci, and others
    • Length: 32 mins
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    A Christmas story to warm the heart. Sgt. Evans recounts his most infamous case about a stolen Christmas tree.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • The Return of Cosmo Draper

    • By: Mike Murphy
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Bob Neufeld, Jeff Moon, and others
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Dreaming of days of yore, Tim Porter organizes the return of Cosmo Draper, the town's favorite mayor. Only trouble is, Cosmo's been dead for years, right?

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Through the Looking Glass

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Miranda Hodges, Elizabeth Klett, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Lewis Carroll's delightful sequel to Alice in Wonderland finds seven-year-old Alice off on another exciting adventure into Looking-Glass World. On her journey, she meets life-size chess pieces, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Humpty Dumpty, and a host of fairy-tale creatures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really great performance!

    • By Elaine on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $11.42

    • Love and Freindship and Other Early Works

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Love and Freindship" [sic] is a juvenile story by Jane Austen, dated 1790. From the age of 11 until she was 18, Austen wrote her tales in three notebooks. These still exist, one in the Bodleian Library and the other two in the British Museum. They contain, among other works, "Love and Freindship", written when she was 14, and "The History of England", written when she was 15.

    Regular price: $14.95