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    • The George Bernard Shaw Collection

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, Anne Heche, JoBeth Williams, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Eight of George Bernard Shaw's most memorable plays in one splendid collection: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Devil’s Disciple, Major Barbara, The Doctor’s Dilemma, Misalliance, and Pygmalion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impressive Collection of Shaw

    • By Michael on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Noël Coward Collection

    • By: Noël Coward
    • Narrated by: Annette Bening, Joe Mantegna, Eric Stoltz, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Six phenomenally sophisticated Noël Coward comedies: Fallen Angels, Hay Fever, Private Lives, Design for Living, Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bravo Mr. Coward

    • By HIYBRID on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Grapes of Wrath (Dramatized)

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, Jeffrey Donovan, Emily Bergl, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    Based on the epic novel by Nobel Laureate John Steinbeck. Set during the Great Depression, tells the powerful story of the Joad family’s trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the promise of a new life in California. But what they find threatens to rip apart their lives, and sever the ties that bind them together.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatization killed it for me

    • By Kenneth on 02-25-11

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Blithe Spirit

    • By: Noel Coward
    • Narrated by: Rosalind Ayres, Shirley Knight, Judy Geeson, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party among friends is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife, who delights in wreaking havoc among the living. An enchanting Coward comedy!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ms Geeson at her finest

    • By Sarah on 02-05-07

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Young Man from Atlanta

    • By: Horton Foote
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, David Selby
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In 1950s Houston, an affluent couple is transformed by tragedy when their son dies under mysterious circumstances and the husband loses his job of 40 years. Shirley Knight recreates her Tony-nominated performance in this 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short, Sweet and Predictable

    • By Lindsay on 11-25-03

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Substance of Fire

    • By: Jon Robin Baitz
    • Narrated by: Gretchen Cleevely, Mitchell Hebert, Shirley Knight, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Jon Robin Baitz's commanding drama is about a New York publisher and Holocaust survivor whose decision to publish obscure political tracts threatens the future of both his company and his family.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

    • By: Tennessee Williams
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. It is the story of a 50-ish wealthy American widow who was most recently a famous stage beauty but is now drifting after the death of her husband. With poignant wit and his own particular brand of relish, Williams charts her drift into an affair with a cruel young gigolo.

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Absent Forever

    • By: John R. Hopkins
    • Narrated by: John de Lancie, Kaitlin Hopkins, Shirley Knight, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    A bright and politically engaged college student goes missing after a demonstration turns violent. But as her grieving mother begins her search, she uncovers a dark side to her daughter that she never knew existed.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • 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