Dramatic Readings

The String of Pearls (dramatic reading)

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Todd is a barber who murders his customers and turns their remains into meat pies, sold at the pie shop of his partner in crime: Mrs. Lovett…

Catherine Howard (Dramatic Reading)

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Alexandre Dumas

Subtitled "The Throne, The Tomb, and The Scaffold - An Historical Play in 3 Acts From the Celebrated Play of that Name by Alexandre Dum…

Sir Thomas More

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Anthony Munday

Sir Thomas More is a collaborative Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others depicting the life and death of Thomas More. It survives on…

New Adventures of Alice (version 2 Dramatic Reading)

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John Rae

After reading and re-reading the book many time as a boy and wishing that Lewis Carroll would have written another Alice In Wonderland Book,…

Twelfth Night (version 3)

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William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night, or What You Wil is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night's enterta…

The Phoenix and the Carpet (version 3 Dramatic Reading)

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E. Nesbit and Honoré de Balzac

Cyril, Robert, Anthea and Jane need a new carpet for the nursery, but it turns out to be a magic carpet containing a phoenix egg! They disco…

Bible (KJV) 17: Esther (version 2 Dramatic Reading)

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King James Version

The seventeenth book of the King James Bible, Esther recounts a tale of two queens. Queen Vashti is the loveliest woman in the land, but whe…

Jessica's First Prayer and Jessica's Mother (Dramatic reading)

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Hesba Stretton

Jessica is a little girl who used to be an actress till she grew too big. Now she lives on the streets, mostly starving until she meets Mr. …

Dear Brutus (dramatic reading)

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J. M. Barrie

At a house in the country 8 guests are invited to enter a magical wood to see what might have happened had they made a different choice in l…

Imaginary Conversations (Dramatic Reading)

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Walter Savage Landor

This is a group of Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor. It is a series of dialogues of historical and mythical characters. Marce…

For Christ and the Church (dramatic reading)

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Charles Monroe Sheldon

Rev. Mark Spencer is about to give up on writing his sermon one Saturday night when the Devil comes to him and tries to discourage him by re…

Don Juan

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Lorenzo Da Ponte

Don Juan (Spanish), Don Giovanni (Italian) is a legendary, fictional libertine. Although the various iterations of the Don Juan myth show s…

The Age of Innocence (Dramatic Reading)

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Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence centers on an upper-class couple's impending marriage, and the introduction of a woman plagued by scandal whose presenc…

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

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Robert Smith Surtees

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour is a delightful comic satire of the fox-hunting fraternity of the mid 19th Century. Surtees takes great pleasure …

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (version 3 Dramatic Reading)

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Hugh Lofting

Doctor John Dolittle is an animal doctor and famous naturalist whose success hinges on his ability to speak the languages of many different …

Dramatic Reading Scene and Story Collection, Volume 001

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LibriVox readers present a collection of their favorite chapters and short stories, with the original author’s words all brought to life wit…

The Shadow of a Sin (Dramatic reading)

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Charlotte M. Brame and Charlotte M Brame

A story of a young woman in love and the sacrifices she makes in order to save a man's life when he is accused of murder. Has she gone too f…


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Benito Pérez Galdós

Originally staged in the Teatro Español in 1901, Electra is a controversial Spanish drama that documents the trials and tribulations …

Doctor Dolittle's Post Office (version 2) (dramatic reading)

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Hugh Lofting

While working in Africa, the eminent naturalist John Dolittle sets out to create the best post office on earth, using his bird friends to ca…

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