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  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Genre: Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 03:16:00

    Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage star-cross'd lovers whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding households. The play has been highly praised by literary critics for its language and dramatic effect. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays ... [ more ]

  • Odyssey

    Odyssey

    Genre: Radio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Homer
    Duration: 03:51:00

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast production of Homer's epic seafaring adventure, dramatised by award-winning poet Simon Armitage and starring Tim McInnerny and Amanda Redman'My fame is written in the heavens, and my fate too...' So speaks Odysseus as he starts to ... [ more ]

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Taming of the Shrew

    Genre: Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:26:45

    The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, and was inspired by classical Roman comedy and the Italian commedia dell'arte. Baptista Minola, a rich gentleman of Padua, has two daughters: Katherina, renowned for her sharp tongue, and Bianca, who is sought after by multiple suito ... [ more ]

  • Streetcar Named Desire

    Streetcar Named Desire

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Tennessee Williams
    Duration: 02:15:55

    Caedmon is proud to release this archival full-cast recording of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire on cd for the first time! Blanche DuBois arrives at her sister Stella's New Orleans apartment seeking refuge from a troubled past, but her ethereal spirit irks Stella's husband, the ... [ more ]

  • Noel Coward Audio Collection: Unabridged Selections

    Noel Coward Audio Collection: Unabridged Selections

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Noel Coward
    Duration: 05:20:00

    Throughout his life, Noel Coward the master songwriter, 'derived a considerable amount of private pleasure from writing verse.' Much of it is gathered in this first ever CD collection. From moving war-time encounters to satirical barbs at familiar Coward targets and personal reminiscences, this deli ... [ more ]

  • Shakespeare for Children [With eBook]

    Shakespeare for Children [With eBook]

    Genre: Dramatization,Shakespeare,Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb
    Duration: 05:13:00

    Brother-and-sister writing team Charles and Mary Lamb interweave the words of Shakespeare with their own (some 200 years later, in 1807) to bring ten of his best plays to the young reader. ** Please contact member services for additional documents. ... [ more ]

  • Richard III: A Fully-Dramatized Audio Production From Folger Theatre

    Richard III: A Fully-Dramatized Audio Production From Folger Theatre

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 03:24:00

    The Folger Shakespeare Library, home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, brings Richard III to life with this new full-length, full-cast dramatic recording of its definitive Folger Edition. In Richard III, Shakespeare invites us on a moral holiday. The play draws us to identify with ... [ more ]

  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Genre: Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Washington Irving, Jerry Robbins
    Duration: 01:40:00

    Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tal ... [ more ]

  • Powder River - Season Four

    Powder River - Season Four

    Genre: Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Jerry Robbins
    Duration: 06:16:00

    New Englands favorite TV Cowboy, Rex Trailer, guest stars in the two-part season opener, Return of the Legend. Britt MacMasters and his father track outlaw Jeb Pickett after the Stagecoach hold up - A new band of deadly outlaws appears in the territory as Doc is seriously injured in an explosion - W ... [ more ]

  • Powder River - Season Three

    Powder River - Season Three

    Genre: Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Jerry Robbins
    Duration: 06:15:23

    POWDER RIVER returns with fifteen new and exciting episodes filled with action, adventure, plot twists, and the heartwarming characters that have made it a favorite on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Set in 1877 Clearmont, Wyoming, Chad MacMasters returns home and confesses to Britt that he has infiltrat ... [ more ]

  • Powder River - Season Five

    Powder River - Season Five

    Genre: Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization,Radio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Jerry Robbins
    Duration: 06:29:00

    Five years have gone by since the devastation of the buffalo stampede hit Clearmont, and the three part season opener titled The Twisted Badge puts Marshal Britt MacMasters in the most dangerous place he has ever been - the other side of the Law. In Those We Leave Behind, Britt finds 15 year old Mat ... [ more ]

  • Tempest

    Tempest

    Genre: Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 01:45:00

    In The Tempest, long considered one of Shakespeare's most lyrical plays, Prospero, a sorcerer, and his daughter, Miranda, have been stranded on an enchanted island for twelve years. When a shipwreck—caused by the eponymous tempest—brings enemies to the island, the stage is set for comedy ... [ more ]

  • Innocence of Father Brown, Volume 1

    Innocence of Father Brown, Volume 1

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: G.K. Chesterton, J. T. Turner
    Duration: 01:55:00

    From London to Cornwall, then to Italy and France, a short, shabby priest takes on bandits, traitors and killers. Why is he so successful? The reason is that after years spent in the priesthood, Father Brown knows human nature and is not afraid of its dark side. Thus he understands criminal motivati ... [ more ]

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:20:00

    Sinister supernatural forces are at work in this fast-paced tragedy of guilt and retribution, in which the power of human beings to control their own destiny is called into question. The brave warrior Macbeth allows himself to be persuaded by Lady Macbeth, his wife, to slay good King Duncan and ... [ more ]

  • Merchant of Venice

    Merchant of Venice

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:17:00

    In Shakespeare’s most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid. The golden world ... [ more ]

  • Titus Andronicus

    Titus Andronicus

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Shakespeare
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:43:00

    The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora’s sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This maca ... [ more ]

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Edmond Rostand, Anthony Burgess
    Duration: 01:58:34

    Cyrano is a brash, strong-willed man of many talents whose whimsical aptitude for the spoken word is overshadowed by an attribute that is iconic, outrageous and gigantic—his nose. How can the curiously-snouted Cyrano ever hope to win the affections of the beautiful Roxane? Includes a conversa ... [ more ]

  • Copenhagen

    Copenhagen

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization,Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Michael Frayn
    Duration: 02:05:00

    How different would the world have looked had the Nazis been the first to build an atomic bomb? Werner Heisenberg, one of Hitler's lead nuclear scientists, famously and mysteriously met in Copenhagen with his colleague and mentor, Niels Bohr, one of the founders of the Manhattan Project. Michael Fra ... [ more ]

  • Blithe Spirit

    Blithe Spirit

    Genre: Dramatization,Stage Plays,Dramatization,Stage Plays,Dramatization,Stage Plays,Dramatization,Stage Plays,Dramatization,Stage Plays
    Author: Noel Coward
    Duration: 02:12:00

    When novelist Charles Condomine invites a medium into his house in order to learn about the occult for his new book, the last thing he or his second wife dream is that the séance will bring back his first wife, Elvira, who wants Charles all to herself! Things are further complicated by the fact ... [ more ]

  • Count of Monte Cristo (Dramatized)

    Count of Monte Cristo (Dramatized)

    Genre: Audio Theatre,Dramatization
    Author: Orson Welles
    Duration: 00:59:24

    Starring Orson Welles, Anges Moorehead, and Ray Collins, The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of revenge and retribution. Edmond Dantès, a young, energetic sailor, is falsely accused of treason on his wedding day and incarcerated in the forbidding Château d'If. His escape and ultimate revenge on thos ... [ more ]