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The Proposal

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Anton Chekhov


The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. The…

The Awakening of Spring

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Frank Wedekind


The Awakening of Spring is the German dramatist Frank Wedekind's first major play and a seminal work in the modern history of theatre. It is…

The Sorrows of a Show Girl

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Kenneth Mcgaffey


Originally printed in The Morning Telegraph in New York, this is the story of Miss Sabrina, the show girl, and her ups and downs with the un…

Spoon River Anthology

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Edgar Lee Masters


This is a collection of poems, in the form of an entire community speaking from beyond the grave about their lives, and, in some cases, goss…

The Imaginary Invalid

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Molière


The Imaginary Invalid (French: Le Malade imaginaire) is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière. It was fi…

The Swan Song

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Anton Chekhov


In 'The Swan Song' an aging actor reminisces about his life and the parts he's played. The piece takes a tragic look at ambition and the sac…

The New York Idea

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Langdon Mitchell


I find it very hard to classify "The New York Idea" under any of the established rubrics. It is rather too extravagant to rank as …

Wilhelm Tell

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Friedrich Schiller


Wilhelm Tell ist das letzte fertiggestellte Drama Friedrich von Schillers. Er schloss es 1804 ab. Das Drama nimmt den Stoff des Schweizer Na…

Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 12 (Multilingual)

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William Shakespeare


This is the 12th edition of the Shakespeare Monologues Collection, in which librivox volunteers bring you their favourite characters' monolo…

Arch Obeler Plays


Various


The Mayor of Casterbridge (version 2)

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Thomas Hardy


Irritated and drunken, an itinerant farm-worker sells his wife and child to a stranger. Thus begins The Mayor of Casterbridge, set in rural …

Moralnosc pani Dulskiej

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Gabriela Zapolska


This recording is in Polish.Moralność pani Dulskiej – dramat naturalistyczny z 1906 r., jedno z najważniejszych dzieł Gabrieli Zapolskiej. P…

Henry VI, Part 3

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William Shakespeare


Henry VI, Part 3 or The Third Part of Henry the Sixt (often written as 3 Henry VI) is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have…

The Tragedy of Mariam

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Elizabeth Cary


The Tragedy of Mariam (1613) is the first original drama written in English by a woman. Elizabeth Cary drew on Jewish histories by Josephus …

Lady Windermere's Fan (Version 2)

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Oscar Wilde


Lady Windermere's Fan, A Play About a Good Woman is a four-act comedy by Oscar Wilde, first produced 22 February 1892 at the St James's Thea…

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (version 2 dramatic reading)

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Anne Brontë


A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son. She lives…

Philoctetes

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Sophocles


Sophocles' play recounts an episode from the Trojan War, in which the wily Odysseus and Achilles' son Neoptolemus travel to a remote island …

One-Act Play Collection 002

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Various


This collection of eight one-act dramas features plays by Eugene O'Neill, George Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy, Susan Glaspell, William Dean…

Lovers' Vows

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Elizabeth Inchbald


Lovers' Vows (1798), a play by Elizabeth Inchbald arguably best known now for having been featured in Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park (18…

Troilus and Criseyde

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Geoffrey Chaucer


Troilus and Criseyde is a poem by Geoffrey Chaucer which re-tells in Middle English the tragic story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde set …

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