Shakespeare Childrens Stories 20 Audio CDs Collection - Comedy & Tragedy - CDs - Macaw Books
The Winter's Tale is one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies. This story was first published in 1623, and has since been performed worldwide with great success. It is set in Sicily, and revolves around the main....
2- All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well is one of the most popular comedies of the master playwright, William Shakespeare. The play is woven around Helena, the orphaned daughter of a famous physician...
3- Antony & Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra is a brilliant drama of love and war by William Shakespeare. Hailed as one of the master playwright's greatest tragedies, the play is set in ancient Rome and Egypt,
4-As You Like It
All the world's a stage..." One of the most quoted lines of Shakespeare was first heard in this play. As You Like It is set in the enchanted Forest of Arden, where Rosalind, the daughter of an exiled duke, and Orlando, the
5- The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors is one of the earliest plays of the great playwright, William Shakespeare. It revolves around two sets of identical twins who were separated at birth. Years later, fate brings them to the same city, and
6- Cymbeline, King of Britain
Cymbeline, King of Britain is one of the best-known works of William Shakespeare. It is a romantic play interwoven with war and tragedy. It revolves around Cymbeline and his daughter, Imogen. Imogen does not abide by her father's wishes, and marries a lowborn gentleman,
7- Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar is one of the greatest tragedies of William Shakespeare. The play is set in ancient Rome and portrays actual events from Roman history. As the play unfolds, the evil conspiracy of Caesar's murder is
8- King Lear
King Lear is one of the greatest tragedies of the master playwright, William Shakespeare. The play is focused around Lear, the aging King of Britain, and his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. When Lear wants to step down from the throne, he decides to divide his kingdom
9- A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular comedies of the legendary playwright, William Shakespeare. The play revolves around Hermia and her best friend, Helena. Hermia runs away into the woods
10- Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado about Nothing is a popular comedy of the greatest playwright of all time, William Shakespeare. The play is set in the quiet town of Messina in Sicily, where two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and
Othello is one of the most powerful tragedies of William Shakespeare. Othello is a Moorish general who falls in love with Desdemona, the daughter of a powerful senator of Venice. The play is about their love and Othello's mistrust and jealousy, which ultimately leads to a murder.
12- Romeo & Juliet
Hailed as one of the greatest romantic tragedies ever written, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is the tragic love story of the 'star-crossed lovers', Romeo and Juliet. Set in the city of Verona, Italy, the play revolves around the feud between two affluent families, the Montagues
13- The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice is one of the most outstanding romantic comedies of William Shakespeare. The play revolves around the legendary characters of Antonio, a rich Italian merchant, Shylock, a rich Jew, and Portia, a rich heiress...
14 - The Tragedy of Macbeth
Macbeth is one of the darkest tragedies of William Shakespeare. The play revolves around a power-hungry Scottish lord, Macbeth, and his lady, who conspire to kill King Duncan. After Duncan's death, Macbeth ascends the throne, only to be consumed by guilt, panic and paranoia,
15 - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a popular romantic comedy by the master playwright, William Shakespeare. It is believed to be his first comedy and probably his first play. It is about two
16 - Timon of Athens
Shakespeare's Timon of Athens is the tale of a rich Athenian who lived a lavish life, spending his wealth on his friends. Eventually, when his wealth ceases and he asks his friends for help, Timon is shocked to find that none of them are prepared to do so. This fills him with hatred for humanity,
17 - Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is a delightful comic love story. The play begins with a shipwreck, during which Voila, a young aristocratic-born woman, is separated from her identical twin brother, Sebastian, and is swept onto the
18 - Hamlet
Hamlet is one of the most popular tragedies of the legendary playwright, William Shakespeare. It tells the sad story of Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, who, upon his father's death, returns from Wittenberg to discover the evil plot of his Uncle Claudius and his mother, Queen
19 - The Tempest
The Tempest is one of the most popular plays of William Shakespeare. The play is set on a remote island inhabited by Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, and his daughter, Miranda. Prospero, now a magician, uses his magic to ....
20-The Taming of The Shrew
One of Shakespeare's most robust comedies, The Taming of the Shrew, is about Katherine, the ill-tempered daughter of a wealthy merchant in Padua. Katherine is so petulant that her father always believed no man would ever want her as his wife. However, Petruchio, a rich young man,
Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and The Tempest are not just plays but immortal pieces of literature by one of the greatest playwrights to have ever lived, William Shakespeare. All stories have been suitably abridged for young children, using modern English to help develop and nurture their literary interest.