King John

The Life and Death of King John was probably written in the 1590s but not published until the First Folio in 1623. Of Shakespeare’s 11 history plays, King John is the one which deals with the story of a monarch most removed from Shakespeare’s time. The historical remoteness of this ruler, and also the fact…

Anna Christie

Will the unlikely romance between the rough and tumble stoker, Mat Burke, and Anna Christopherson, the world-weary daughter of the captain of a coal barge, survive? Set in 1910, the timeless question of, “How does love make us grow?” is pondered. This American classic, Anna Christie by Eugene O’Neill, is a play in four acts…

Mountain Interval

Featuring the voices of Robert Gonzalez, Sara Morsey, Jennifer Fournier, Russell Gold, Ben Stevens, and Andy Harrington. This collection was first published in 1916 and contains some of Frost’s most famous poems, including “The Road Not Taken”, “Hyla Brook”, and “Birches”. Frost’s dedication reads: “To You – who least need reminding that before this interval…

The Green Dwarf

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…

Hippolytus

Hippolytus, bastard son of Theseus and the Amazon Hippolyta, has sworn chaste allegiance to the goddess Artemis, thus severely offending the goddess Aphrodite by failing to revere her. Aphrodite swears revenge and promises that he will die before the day is done, taking with him Queen Phaedra, wife of Theseus. Aphrodite sickens Phaedra with uncontrollable…

The Reading Chamber

Jack Carlisle is driving through an unnamed town when he spots lights on at the library. Needing a break, Jack stops only to begin a strange journey requiring him to make choices that lead to unexpected consequences. Cast Jack – Richard Andrews The Librarian – KG Cross Bub – Ben Stevens Girl – Leanne Yau…

The Mantle

“The Mantle” follows the life of a civil servant, Akaki Akakievitch who just loves his work! Born in St Petersburg, he is a copy writer, meaning he copies text from one place to another. In his spare time and after work hours, he also copies. When given more responsibility, he begs to return to…copying. One…

North of Boston

North of Boston, first published in 1914, was Robert Frost’s second collection of poetry. Many of the poems take the form of conversations and hence are very suitable for presentation in a dramatic format. Contents: “The Pasture” “Mending Wall” “The Death of the Hired Man” “The Mountain” “A Hundred Collars” “Home Burial” “The Black Cottage”…

The Nose

Gogol’s phantasmagorical tale about a man whose nose decides to abscond and begin living a life of its own is one of the earliest and most celebrated examples of absurdist literature. Apart from its recondite humor, it is remarkable for Gogol’s skill in characterization and his ability to paint a picture of contemporary life in…

Burying Uncle Gustav

Desperate to get his Uncle Gustav buried as soon as possible, Mr. Weems visits Mr. Hobson’s funeral home. The trouble is, however, that Uncle Gustav is already dead – well, undead! Cast Hobson – Richard Andrews Weems – Ben Stevens Gustav – Russell Gold Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.