Coffee Break Collection 012 - The Performing Arts

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This is the twelfth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in length. These are great for study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time you'd like to hear a whole story and only have a few minutes to devote to listening. The theme for this collection is "The Performing Arts", with works about theatre, music, dance, and film! Summary by Rosie. (2 hr 36 min)


Delkiow Sevi (Strawberry Leaves) 4:42 Read by Son of the Exiles
Selections From How To Write A Play 11:49 Read by Garth Burton
The Dying Gag 7:36 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
Stage Costumes 7:48 Read by BettyB
Machine For Noting Down Music 6:42 Read by Craig Campbell
The Local New York Drama 6:51 Read by BettyB
The Colored Opera Company 14:59 Read by VfkaBT
What Is A Photoplay? 6:33 Read by Andrea Kotzer
The Development Of Screen Acting As An Art 7:40 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Getting Into A Picture Company 10:03 Read by Andrea Kotzer
The Rehearsal Of A Play 15:00 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
Of Stage Dancing 2:40 Read by Craig Campbell
Mrs. G. H. Gilbert 6:48 Read by BettyB
The Children Of The Stage 9:33 Read by Michele Fry
Hamlet At The Lyceum 11:22 Read by Mary Jane Conlon
The Motion Picture Shows 3:43 Read by Craig Campbell
Jacques Offenbach 9:49 Read by MaryAnn
A Bit Of Ancient History 6:34 Read by April6090
The Dance And The Drama 3:01 Read by April6090
The Melting Pot Of The Dance 3:45 Read by April6090