Lucian of Samosata - Lucian's Dialogues Volume 4: Zeus the TragedianZeus, gloomy and in tragic distress, is implored by Hermes and Athena to divulge the cause of his melancholy condition; while Hera, true to her Homeric character, confidently attributes it to another earthly amour....
1 hour 18 minutes
A. Edward Newton - Doctor Johnson: A PlayThe life of Doctor Johnson, told in his own words and (mostly) those of others around him. «Anyone with a teaspoonful of imagination can read this play with pleasure; with two teaspoonsful, I will not be responsible...
2 hours 18 minutes
Richard Steele - Tender Husband: or The Accomplished Fools«The Tender Husband is, as a whole, very amusing; but unfortunately a second plot—alluded to in the title—is woven into the story which gives to the play its interest; and as this account of the manner in which the...
1 hour 57 minutes
Arthur Wing Pinero - "Mind The Paint" GirlAnother Pinero play from the early 1900s. With a social message about the effects of stardom on the star as well as those that love them. «I’m afraid there’s one thing finer than winning the woman you love and, when...
4 hours 20 minutes
Ben Jonson - Every Man Out of His HumourEvery Man Out of His Humour followed Jonson's play Every Man In His Humour. «This play as a fabric of plot is a very slight affair; but as a satirical picture of the manners of the time, proceeding by means of vivid...
4 hours 38 minutes
Richard Steele - Lying Lover: or, The Ladies' Friendship«The spark of this play is introduced with as much agility and life as he brought with him from France, and as much humour as I could bestow upon him in England. But he uses the advantages of a learned education, a...
2 hours 43 minutes
Walter De la Mare - Crossings: A Fairy PlayUnder the terms of a will, the Wildersham children have to relocate from the family house in the city to «Crossings» in the country, and to spend the first fortnight alone fending for themselves in the house. The...
2 hours 44 minutes