Download Simon Studio Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Season 8 Audiobook

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Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: A Full Cast Publisher: Waterlogg Productions Format: Audio Theater Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour Release Date: December 2013 ISBN: 9781482960525
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Shakespeare’s lighthearted comedy of mistaken identity, tangled lovers, meddling fairies, and bumbling amateur actors set in a wood on Midsummer Night is vividly retold in this special live radio performance first broadcast on the Bard’s birthday, April 23, 1994, on WBAI-FM in New York City. This enchanting reinterpretation will delight both those who know and love the works of Shakespeare and those who have yet to discover them.

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About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564–1616), English poet and dramatist of the Elizabethan and early Jacobean period, is the most widely known author in all of English literature and often considered the greatest. He was an active member of a theater company for at least twenty years, during which time he wrote many great plays. Plays were not prized as literature at the time, and Shakespeare was not widely read until the middle of the eighteenth century, when a great upsurge of interest in his works began that continues today.

About the Narrator

Calvin Trillin has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1963. He is the author of thirty books. His nonfiction includes Jackson, 1964; About Alice; and Remembering Denny. His humor writing includes books of political verse, comic novels, books on eating, and children’s poetry. In 2012, he was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. In 2013, he was inducted into the New York Writers Hall of Fame.