Lady Susan

Lady Susan is an epistolary novel by Jane Austen about a beautiful and manipulative widow scheming to arrange wealthy marriages for herself and her daughter. This book is the basis for the film Love & Friendship, written and directed by Whit Stillman, and starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. This dramatized production is presented by…

Lady Windermere’s Fan

Passion and intrigue among the upper classes form the basis of Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde’s first successful play, which displays his trademark wit and wisdom. Beautiful and innocent Lady Windermere finds out that her husband has been keeping company with the scandalous and mysterious Mrs. Erlynne. Her discovery unleashes a host of tensions at…

Antigone

Antigone by Sophocles. Translated by Sir George Young. Presented by the Online Stage. Sophocles (497 BC-406 BC), Aeschylus, and Euripides formed a trio of ancient Greek tragedians whose works represent the foundation of the Western tradition of classic drama. Of the more than 100 plays written by Sophocles, seven have survived to the present day….

Crane Mansions

Why can’t Millie Lord remember who she is? What is Birdly Laughing? Does Dr. Nottle’s Cheese Diet work? Crane Mansions is a novel for grown-up children, a darkly comic and magical world in which the wondering, fantasy, and confusion of children come face-to-face with the schemes, delusions, and machinations of adults. Amazon/Audible • iTunes •…

Modern Classic Verse: Volume 3, The Young Lions

Selected and presented by Elizabeth Klett and Denis Daly. Volume Three – The Young Lions The First World War shook loose the foundations not only of political structures, but also artistic conventions. New styles of poetry emerged which challenged not just the traditional presentation of poetry, but even the structure and function of language itself….

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

For this recording of Christopher Marlowe’s ground-breaking drama about death and damnation, a special version of the text, which is a selective conflation of the folios of 1604 and 1616, has been used. Performed by members of the Online Stage. Cast Chorus – Elizabeth Klett Faustus – Peter Tucker Mephistophilis – Ron Altman Wagner and…