Drama - General

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Measure for Measure (Arkangel Complet...

William Shakespeare

When Claudio breaks the new laws against vice in Vienna by getting his fiancee, Julietta, pregnant, a series of ethical issues is brought under scrutiny. His sister’s virtue is held to ransom by the deputy ruler of the city unti...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2006

The Life of Galileo

Bertolt Brecht

Straight from London's National Theatre to L.A. Theatre Works Unrelenting in his search for 'simple truth' Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams

A full cast performance featuring Montgomery Cliff, Jessica Tandy, Julie Harris, and David Wayne in Tennessee William's The Glass Menagerie. Available on compact discFew plays have explored the byways of the human heart as poignantly ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2000

Dante's Inferno

Dante Alighieri

In the Inferno, the first of the three-part Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri is wandering through a dark wood on the evening of Good Friday in the year 1300. Losing his way and suddenly fearful, he looks up to see the sun shining on a m...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Hamlet (Arkangel Complete Shakespeare...

William Shakespeare

Distressed by his father's death and his mother's hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is haunted by a ghostly courier bearing a grim message of murder and revenge. The young prince is driven to the edge of madness as he strug...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2003

Henry IV (Arkangel Complete Shakespea...

William Shakespeare

While King Henry IV rightly laments that his heir, the young Prince Hal, has not distinguished himself in battle, Hal is up to no good at the Boar’s Head Tavern with his rotund cohort, Falstaff. With a rebellion rising against t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2005

Two Plays for Voices

Neil Gaiman

Snow Glass Apples, featuring Bebe Neuwirth, is a dark take on the classic Snow White tale, told from the perspective of the Evil Queen, while <TI>Murder Mysteries, featuring Brian Dennehy, is a mystery noir set in heaven's City ...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2002

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Arkangel C...

William Shakespeare

Lysander loves Hermia, but Hermia is to be married to Demetrius, who is still the apple of Helena's eye. Hermia and Lysander plan to elope so they tell Helena, who warns Demetrius. Demetrius follows Hermia into the woods, then Helena ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2005

Shakespeare: The Essential Tragedies,...

William Shakespeare

These outstanding radio dramatizations of four of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies bustle with thwarted romance, sudden violence, and intense passions.Romeo and Juliet (3 CDs): with Douglas Henshall as Romeo; Sophie Dahl as Juliet, an...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

Essential Fitzgerald: Berniece Bobs H...

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald's short stories brilliantly realize an era both exploding with opportunity and seething with decadence. His prose captures the melancholy lacquered over with merriment, the corruption interlaced with glamour, all ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

The Comedy of Errors (Arkangel Comple...

William Shakespeare

Mix-ups and mayhem abound in this comedic romp featuring two sets of twins, both separated at birth, all of whom wind up in the same city. This wild and woolly early farce captures the great playwright at the height of his youthful ex...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun is a seminal American drama and a heroic testament of hope. This new recording of Lorraine Hansberry s classic play, starring Rutina Wesley from the HBO hit series True Blood, chronicles a working class African Ame...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2011

The Arthur Miller Audio Collection

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winner, Death of a Salesman, which he describes as "the tragedy of a man who gave his life, or sold it" in pursuit of the American Dream, is as relevant today as it was fifty years ago. Directe...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2002

Three Plays: Night of January 16th; I...

Ayn Rand

Crime, murder, mystery, and courtroom drama set the stage for Ayn Rand's philosophy in these three compelling plays. Published together for the first time are three of Ayn Rand's compelling stage plays. The courtroom drama Night of...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2011

Single Spies: A BBC Radio Full-Cast D...

Alan Bennett

A critically acclaimed double bill of Alan Bennett plays, adapted for BBC Radio. An Englishman Abroad - It is 1958, and in a squalid flat in Moscow, double-agent Guy Burgess is hiding from the world. When he is visited by actress Cora...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Waiting for Godot

Samuel Beckett

Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful?' Estragon's complaint, uttered in the first act of 'Waiting for Godot', is the playwright's sly joke at the expense of his own play - or rather at the expense of those in the aud...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2006

Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang

Mordecai Richler

While things were bad at home for Jacob, things are far worse on Slimer's Isle, where sharks are in the waters surrounding the place and a bad-tempered, child-hating strongman named Hooded Fang runs the show. Reprint. NYT.

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2003

Major Barbara

Bernard Shaw

When a Salvation Army officer learns that her father, a wealthy armaments manufacturer, has donated lots of money to her organization, she resigns in disgust but eventually sees the truth of her father's reasoning that social iniquity...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2008

Pygmalion (Classic Drama)

Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion remains one of the most popular stories - but mainly in the medium of the musical; the evergreen My Fair Lady. But much of the charm and wit comes from the words and timing in Shaw's original play. Here are the characters of...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2002

The Paris Letter

Jon Robin Baitz

Financial powerhouse Sandy Sonnenberg finds his life threatened by unraveling secrets from his past. A tragic game of financial and moral betrayal plays out over four decades, with an exacting price - family, friends, love and marriag...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

Talking Heads: A BBC Radio Full-Cast ...

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply felt humanity. In Bed Among the Lentils, a vicar's wife discovers a semblance ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Triple Bill: Three Classic BBC Radio ...

Alan Bennett

A triple bill of Alan Bennett plays released on audio for the first time. Includes: Say Something Happened - A council worker calls on an elderly couple -- but she needs more help than they do. With Thora Hird, Brian Wilde and Imelda ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2010

The Innocence of Father Brown, Volume...

G. K. Chesterton

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 ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2014

Charles Dickens' Christmas Collection...

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol The Colonial Radio Theatre pulls out all the stops in this magnificent production of the Charles Dickens classic Christmas story! This full cast dramatization features a powerful music score—from t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2014

A Doll House

Henrik Ibsen

Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want - beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises from the past, Nora's well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble. I...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of ...

Mois's Kaufman

In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into humiliation and ruin. Drawing from trial documents, newspaper accounts, and writings of...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2010

The Constant Wife

W. Somerset Maugham

There s something Constance Middleton s friends are dying to tell her: her husband is having an affair with her best friend! Despite their hints, Constance remains ever cool, and seemingly oblivious. Or is she? In this biting comedy o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

Stacy Keach and Jane Kaczmarek star in this 1949 masterpiece by Arthur Miller, a searing portrait of the physical, emotional, and psychological costs of the American dream. Willy Loman (Keach) is the play's iconic traveling salesman, ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2011

Tartuffe

Moliere

Initially banned in France by King Louis , Molière's celebrated social satire Tartuffe exposes false piety and hypocracy in the Catholic Church, when a pious fraud tries to get title to his friend s estate by sending him to jail.

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2010

Vincent Price Presents - Volume Three...

Jerry Robbins

The Seven Lives of Dr. Phibes - Dramatized by M.J. Elliott, from a story by Mel Smith, Clark Castillo, Paul H. Birch. As the new world prepares to ring out the old millennium, Inspector Trout arrives in New York City to be greeted by ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012
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