An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment, Vol. 1 (Abridged) Audiobook, by Stefan Rudnicki Play Audiobook Sample

An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment, Vol. 1 (Abridged) Audiobook

An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment, Vol. 1 (Abridged) Audiobook, by Stefan Rudnicki Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: a full cast Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 4.67 hours at 1.5x Speed 3.50 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: June 2008 Format: Abridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781481567718

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Total Audiobook Chapters:


Longest Chapter Length:

42:16 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

03:52 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

30:28 minutes

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Publisher Description

Blackstone Audio presents An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment, a sparkling adaptation based on Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb, augmented by miscellaneous scenes and soliloquies from Shakespeare’s plays. Read by a full cast and featuring Elizabethan songs and dances in new arrangements for stringed instruments, this production is entertaining and accessible for young and old alike!


THE COMEDY OF ERRORS read by Arte Johnson

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW read by Robert Forster

SCENE: Petruchio & Kate read by Gabrielle de Cuir & Stefan Rudnicki

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM read by John Rubinstein

ROMEO AND JULIET read by Orson Scott Card

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE read by David Birney

SOLILOQUY: “Hath not a Jew...” read by David Birney

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING read by Scott Brick

MUSIC: “It Was a Lover and his Lass...” by Stefan Rudnicki

AS YOU LIKE IT read by Stephanie Zimbalist

HAMLET read by Joe Barrett

SOLILOQUY: “O What a Rogue... “ read by Joe Barrett

TWELFTH NIGHT read by Cassandra Campbell

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL read by Emily Janice Card

MEASURE FOR MEASURE read by Lorna Raver

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About the Authors

Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than five thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than nine hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was presented the coveted Audie Award for solo narration in 2005, 2007, and 2014, and was named one of AudioFile’s Golden Voices in 2012.

Charles Lamb is the author of the AL:ICE series of science fiction novels. He was raised in the Southwest, survived a tour of duty in the Pacific Northwest, and now resides in Florida with his wife and three dogs.

Mary Lamb (1764 –1847) was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb. She is best known today for her collaboration with Charles on the collection Tales from Shakespeare. She and Charles presided over a literary circle in London that included the poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, among others.

About a full cast

Bleak December Inc. is a multimedia company founded by Canadian actor and filmmaker Anthony D.P. Mann.