February 9, 2018

Free Plays on Audio from L.A. Theatre Works on SoundCloud & Spotify

L.A. Theatre Works is the leading publisher of full cast plays on audio with a catalog of over 500 plays that they now currently offer. The plays they’ve recorded range from classic works by Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde, to modern classics from Arthur Miller and Neil Simon up to award-winning contemporary plays. Each play features a full cast of professional actors from the stage and screen, with many well known actors such as Richard Dreyfuss, Laurence Fishburne, Anne Heche, John Lithgow, Stacy Keach, Martha Plimpton, and many others.

In addition to selling their plays as audio books they also broadcast them on radio stations across the country and they now have a podcast which features a rotating selection of about 10 free plays that they’ve recently broadcast:

L.A. Theatre Works Podcast Featuring 10 Free Plays as Podcasts

Along with the podcast they also have a SoundCloud channel which currently features an archive of about 20 of their plays on streaming audio. We’ve embedded these plays on our product pages for the following titles which you can now listen to for free on streaming audio through SoundCloud. Enjoy these full cast dramatizations of some really great plays:

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore

Doctor Cerberus by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

The Doctor’s Dilemma by George Bernard Shaw

End Days by Deborah Zoe Laufer

Fake by Eric Simonson

The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1-Hour Dramatization)

Lucy by Damien Atkins

An Immaculate Misconception by Carl Djerassi

Moving Bodies by Arthur Giron

The Physicists by Friedrich Durrenmatt

Proof by David Auburn

The Real Dr. Strangelove by Peter Goodchild

Relativity by Cassandra Medley

The Ruby Sunrise by Rinne Groff

Secret Order by Bob Clyman

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers by Geoffrey Cowan

War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (1-Hour Dramatization)

And in addition to their free plays on SoundCloud, they also feature over 80 free plays on the streaming audio service Spotify! Below we’ll list some of those plays. And here’s a link to the Spotify playlist we made of all their plays. We’ve collected the first track of each play on this playlist. Click the album for the full play. Here’s a direct link to the playlist:

Our Playlist of Over 80 L.A. Theatre Works Plays on Spotify

And here are some of the plays that are featured on Spotify:

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

True West by Sam Shepard

The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller

Speed the Plow by David Mamet

The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati in his adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

Enron by Lucy Prebble

Mrs. Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw

Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies

Antigone by Jean Anouilh (Inspired by the play by Sophocles)

The Prisoner of Second Avenue by Neil Simon

A Lesson Before Dying by Romulus Linney

Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare

California Suite by Neil Simon

Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgus

Becket or the Honor of God by Jean Anouilh

Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon

On the Waterfront by Budd Schulberg

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

American Buffalo by David Mamet

Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer

The Money Shot by Neil LaBute

Red by John Logan

In the Heat of the Night by Matt Pelfrey

Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard

Reasons to Be Pretty by Neil LaBute

Judgment at Nuremberg by Abby Mann

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall

Fathers and Sons (Dramatized) by Ivan Turgenev

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Dramatized) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Dracula (Dramatized) by Bram Stoker

Jane Eyre (Dramatized) by Charlotte Bronte

Pride and Prejudice (Dramatized) by Jane Austen