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Othello Audiobook

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: May 2019

PASSIONATE LOVE IN A PREJUDICED WORLD In Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy, director Bill Rauch explores racism, religious bias, xenophobia, and the more disturbing aspects of relationships in the context of our society's ongoing struggle with polarizing differences. Consumed by their bigotry, those who praised the Moorish general Othello's military successes now reject his marriage to Desdemona. The newlyweds are determined to overcome all obstacles, but Othello's assignment in an exotic new location draws them into the web of his lieutenant Iago, whose resentment and demons know no bounds.

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This Is Shakespeare Audiobook

This Is Shakespeare

Author: Emma Smith Narrator: Emma Smith Release Date: May 2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of This Is Shakespeare, written and read by Emma Smith. A genius and prophet whose timeless works encapsulate the human condition like no others. A writer who surpassed his contemporaries in vision, originality and literary mastery. Who wrote like an angel, putting it all so much better than anyone else. Is this Shakespeare? Well, sort of. But it doesn't really tell us the whole truth. So much of what we say about Shakespeare is either not true, or just not relevant, deflecting us from investigating the challenges of his inconsistencies and flaws. This electrifying new book thrives on revealing, not resolving, the ambiguities of Shakespeare's plays and their changing topicality. It introduces an intellectually, theatrically and ethically exciting writer who engages with intersectionality as much as with Ovid, with economics as much as poetry: who writes in strikingly modern ways about individual agency, privacy, politics, celebrity and sex. It takes us into a world of politicking and copy-catting, as we watch him emulating the blockbusters of Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Kyd, the Spielberg and Tarantino of their day; flirting with and skirting round the cut-throat issues of succession politics, religious upheaval and technological change. The Shakespeare in this book poses awkward questions rather than offering bland answers, always implicating us in working out what it might mean. This is Shakespeare. And he needs your attention.

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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Audiobook

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival. In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National Theatre revival of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. With narration by Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco, and a musical score by Adrian Sutton, this audiobook is a compelling and immersive theatrical listening experience. A play in two parts, Millennium Approaches and Perestroika, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is a complex and insightful look into identity, community, justice, and redemption. New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, and heaven and hell as the AIDS crisis intensifies during a time of political reaction--the Reagan Republican counterrevolution of the 1980s. Published to celebrate the Broadway revival, this is a unique opportunity to hear one of the most honored and timeless plays in American history. Full Cast: Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter Nathan Lane as Roy M. Cohn Susan Brown as Hannah Pitt Denise Gough as Harper Pitt Beth Malone as The Angel James McArdle as Louis Ironson Lee Pace as Joseph Pitt Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as Belize With narration by Bobby Cannavale (Millennium Approaches) Edie Falco (Perestroika) Based on the National Theatre production, directed by Marianne Elliott. Music by Adrian Sutton. © 1992 by Tony Kushner|Production copyright: 2019 Penguin Random House Audio Cover art © Ryan Hopkinson

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Black Flies Audiobook

Black Flies

Author: Shannon Burke Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini Release Date: May 2019

Black Flies is the story of paramedic Ollie Cross and his first year on the job in mid-'90s New York. It is a ground's eye view of life on the streets: the shoot-outs, the bad cops, the unhinged medics, the hopeless patients, the dark humor in bizarre circumstances, and one medic's struggle to balance his desire to help against his own growing callousness. This story features lives that hang in the balance, including a single job with a misdiagnosed newborn that sends Cross and his partner into a life-changing struggle between good and evil.

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A Walk in the Woods Audiobook

A Walk in the Woods

Author: Lee Blessing Narrator: Alfred Molina, Steven Weber Release Date: May 2019

An idealistic American diplomat locks horns with a mercurial Soviet negotiator during a series of conversations in the woods outside Geneva. As their mutual friendship and understanding deepens, an awareness that their work may ultimately be pointless casts a shadow over their hopes to achieve a lasting peace. Includes a post-play discussion with playwright Lee Blessing and UCLA Political Science professor Richard Anderson. Lead funding for A Walk in the Woods is generously provided by The John Logan Foundation. Recorded before an audience at UCLA's James Bridges Theater in January 2019. Directed by Cameron Watson Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Alfred Molina as Andrey Botvinnik Steven Weber as John Honeyman Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer, Ronn Lipkin. Production Manager, Rick V. Moreno. Editor, Julian Nicholson.

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Arsenic and Old Lace Audiobook

Arsenic and Old Lace

Author: Joseph Kesselring Narrator: Joseph Kant Release Date: May 2019

An easygoing drama critic discovers that his kind and gentle aunts have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar.

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Box Thirteen, Collection 1 Audiobook

Box Thirteen, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

Movie star Alan Ladd played Dan Holiday, retired newspaperman turned fiction writer and adventurer extraordinaire. To gain ideas for his books, Holiday placed an ad in the Star-Times newspaper “Adventure wanted – will go anywhere, do anything – Box 13.” It wasn’t long before Box 13 became jammed with adventures galore. Holiday always had more adventure than he’d originally sought, because those who responded to his ad never revealed all of their glorious, unusual, and sometimes sinister details until they met in person and the adventure had already begun. Silvia Picker played Holiday’s scatter-brained secretary, Suzy.  Suzy added touches of humor to the mystery-adventure and nail-biting storylines.“Box 13” was produced by Mayfair Productions, a company run by Alan Ladd and Richard Sandville. The name came from Mayfair Restaurant, which Ladd and Sandville owned during WWII. In addition to producing “Box 13”, Ladd also wrote some of the scripts.11/28/48 Double Right-Cross 12/5/48 Look Pleasant, Please 12/12/48 The Haunted Artist 12/19/48 The Sad Night 2/20/49 Flash of Light 2/27/49 Hare and Hounds 3/6/49 Hunt and Peck 3/13/49 Death is a Doll 4/17/49 Sealed Instructions 4/24/49 Find Me, Find Death 5/1/49 Much Too Lucky 5/8/49 One of these Four

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The Cisco Kid, Collection 1 Audiobook

The Cisco Kid, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

“The Cisco Kid” was a popular film, radio, television and comic book series based on the fictional Western character created by O. Henry in his short story, “The Caballero’s Way,” published in 1907 in the collection Heart of the West. Films and television depicted the Cisco Kid as a heroic Mexican caballero, although in O. Henry’s original story, he was a non-Hispanic character and a cruel outlaw, possibly based on Billy the Kid. “The Cisco Kid” came to radio October 2, 1942, with Jackson Beck in the title role and Louis Sorin as Pancho. With Vicki Vola and Bryna Raeburn in supporting roles and Michael Rye announcing, this series continued playing on Mutual until 1945. It was followed by another Mutual series in 1946, starring Jack Mather and Harry Lang, who continued to head the cast in the syndicated radio series with more than 600 episodes from 1947 to 1956.3/4/58 Dynamite at Rye Creek 3/6/58 Robber of the Rio Grand 3/11/58 Caravan of Danger 3/13/58 The Burning of the Jail 3/18/58 Raiders Roundup 3/20/58 Colorado River Desperados 3/25/58 The Frightened Witness 3/27/58 Dart of Death 4/1/58 Fight At Devil’s Canyon 4/3/58 Cashiel Raynor’s Revenge 4/8/58 Uncle Cipriano’s Mule 4/10/58 Lochinvar Jones

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Crime Classics, Collection 1 Audiobook

Crime Classics, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

“Crime Classics” was a radio docudrama that aired over CBS from June 15, 1953 until June 30, 1954.  Created, produced, and directed by Elliott Lewis, the program was a true crime series, examining crimes and murders throughout history. It grew out of Lewis’ personal interest in famous murder cases and took a documentary-like approach to the subject, carefully recreating the facts, personages and feel of the times. Very little dramatic license was taken with the facts and events, but the tragedy was leavened with humor, expressed largely through the narration. The crimes dramatized covered a broad time and place frame from ancient Greece to late 19th-century America. The cases ranged from famous assassinations (of Abraham Lincoln, Leon Trotsky, and Julius Caesar) and the lives (and often deaths) of the likes of Cesare Borgia and Blackbeard to more obscure cases, such as Bathsheba Spooner, who killed her husband Joshua Spooner in 1778 and became the first woman tried and executed in America. Lou Merrill portrayed our host, Thomas Hyland, and the series featured radio’s finest supporting players.6-15-53 The Crime of Bathsheba Spooner 10-28-53 John Hayes, His Head and How They Were Parted 11-11-53 Blackbeard’s 14th Wife. Why She Was No Good for Him 12-30-53 Coyle and Richardson. Why They Hung in a Spanking Breeze 1-6-54 Younger Brothers. Why Some of Them Grew No Older 1-13-54 How Supan Got the Hook Outside Bombay 1-20-54 Madeline Smith: Maid or Murderess – which? 1-27-54 The Born Brothers & the Hangman: A Study in Nip & Tuck 2-3-54 Incredible History of John Shepherd 2-17-54 John Baptise Troppman, Killer of Many 4-28-54 Widow MaGee and the Three Gypsies 5-26-54 The Lethal Habit of the Marquise De Brinvilliers

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Dangerous Assignment, Collection 1 Audiobook

Dangerous Assignment, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

In 1949, NBC brought mustachioed Irish-American actor Brian Donlevy to the radio microphones as international troubleshooter Steve Mitchell in the spy series “Dangerous Assignment.”  Mitchell worked for an un-named US government intelligence agency; whose boss The Commissioner dispatched him to world trouble spots.  Mitchell’s assignment was to solve problems in record time, and in accordance with US interests. The radio series lasted three seasons (1949-1953) due in part to Donlevy’s terrific performances and the mystique of the foreign locations and situations, which radio listeners could recreate in their theatre of the mind. During its last year on radio, Donlevy formed a production company to convert the series to television, producing 39 episodes for syndication. Enjoy 12 exciting, half-hour radio adventures of globe-trotting troubleshooter Steve Mitchell as he solves another “Dangerous Assignment.”2/17/51 Malaya: Rubber 2/24/51 New York: Nazi Buzz Bomb Plans 3/3/51 London: Secret Code Broken 3/10/51 Java: Solve Your Own Murder 3/17/51 Macau: Smuggle Agent Out of Country 3/24/51 Balkans: File 72 4/14/51 Middle East: A Tray Full of Dirty Dishes 4/21/51 French Riviera: Gocheck 4/28/51 Balkans: Outlaw Radio Station 5/4/51 Rotterdam: War Criminals 6/18/51 Japan: Mr. Big 6/26/51 Italy: Continental Defense Corp

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Have Gun, Will Travel, Collection 1 Audiobook

Have Gun, Will Travel, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

“Have Gun-Will Travel” followed the adventures of Paladin, a soldier of fortune-turned-hired gunfighter, played by John Dehner. Paladin preferred to settle problems without violence, yet, when forced to fight, excelled. He lived at the swanky Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, where he dressed in formal wear, ate gourmet food, attended the opera and enjoyed the company of beautiful women. When working as a gun-for-hire, he dressed in all black, used calling cards and wore a holster, decorated by a characteristic chess knight emblem. The knight symbol was used in reference to his name and his occupation as a champion-for-hire. One of radio’s best-loved Westerns, “Have Gun-Will Travel” lasted on radio until 1960 and was televised from 1957 through 1963. Enjoy 12 of Paladin’s greatest radio adventures.11/29/59 Bitter Vengeance 5/15/60 Lina Countryman 5/22/60 Dusty 5/29/60 The Lucky Penny 6/5/60 Apache Concerto 6/12/60 Search for Wylie Dawson 6/19/60 The Too, Too Solid Town 6/26/60 The Doctor from Vienna 7/3/60 Dad-Blamed Luck 7/10/60 Five Days to Yuma 7/17/60 The Little Guns 7/24/60 Way for the Delta Queen

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Fibber McGee and Molly, Collection 1 Audiobook

Fibber McGee and Molly, Collection 1

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: April 2019

Fibber McGee & Molly had a long and successful run on radio (1935-1959). The program showcased terrific comic and musical talent, headlined by its creators and stars, married couple Jim and Marian Jordan. Living in the fictional Midwestern town of Wistful Vista, Fibber was an American teller of tall tales and a braggart, usually to the exasperation of his long-suffering wife Molly. Life in Wistful Vista followed a well-developed formula, but was always fresh. Fibber’s weekly schemes would be interrupted, inspired by, and often played upon the people of Wistful Vista, a set of regular players and characters including Mayor LaTrivia, Doc Gamble, Mrs. Uppington, Wallace Wimple, Alice Darling, Beulah, Myrt, the Old Timer and Fibber’s next-door neighbor, Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. The program used a series of running gags that would become part of the common language, many treasures can be found in the Closet at 79 Wistful Vista. The show began as a comic reflection of Depression Era America, but as time went on and the shadows of war came over the nation, the show again caught the mood of the country. WWII was fought on the Home front at Wistful Vista as surely as anywhere else in America, but here they had the benefit of Fibber’s somewhat addled perspective.Now, enjoy 12 of their funniest radio broadcasts.10/7/47 Football Game Anniversary 10/14/47 Catching Teeny’s Cat 10/21/47 Late Car Payment 10/28/47 Big Deal at the Farm 11/4/47 McGee Gets Weighed 11/11/47 War Surplus Store 12/30/47 $10 Gift Certificate 1/6/48 Magic Act 1/13/48 Portable Radio 1/20/48 Molly’s Pickles 1/27/48 Missing Laundry 2/3/48 McGee Makes a Lamp

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