+ Great Plays was an Old Time radio Show featuring plays from all ages. Includes William Shakespeare, Victor Hugo, George Bernard Shaw, Richard Sheridan, Pierre Corneille, Robert Fitzgerald, James M. Barrie, William Gillette just to name few. Broadcast from 1938 to 1942
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Please enjoy these 82 old time radio episodes:
+ Program #1. "The Birds". Before the play, the description of the Greek theatre at showtime is fa...
|03.05.1938||great plays everyman|
|03.12.1938||great plays the great magician||
+Program #3. "The Great Magician". A commedia dell'arte play.
|03.19.1938||great plays tamburlaine||
+ Program #4. "Tamerlane". A visit-by-radio to the Globe Theatre in London, during the 16th centur...
|04.02.1938||great plays a school for husbands||
+Program #6. "The School For Husbands". The play was first performed in 1661.
|04.09.1938||great plays love for love||
+ "Love For Love". The play was first performed in 1695. This adaptation includes portions of anoth...
|04.16.1938||great plays school for scandal||
+Program #8. "The School For Scandal". The play was first presented in 1777, at the Drury Lane The...
|04.23.1938||great plays the silver king||
+Program #9. "The Silver King". A melodrama first performed in the 1882, at the Princess Theatre i...
|04.30.1938||great plays the playboy of the western world||
+ Program #10. "The Playboy Of The Western World". This folk-comedy was first produced in 1907.
|10.16.1938||great plays trojan woman||
+Program #1. Blue Network. "The Trojan Women". The first show of the second series. A production of...
|10.23.1938||great plays everyman||
+Program #2. Blue Network. "Everyman". An anonymous English morality play from 1529. The play was s...
|11.06.1938||great plays the tragic story of dr. faustus||
+Program #4. Blue Network. "The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus". The play was subsequently hear...
|11.20.1938||great plays julius caesar|
|11.27.1938||great plays (07) othello|
|12.04.1938||great plays le cid||
+Program #8. Blue Network. "Le Cid". A play written in 1637, set in Spain. The story of a conflict,...
|12.11.1938||great plays life is a dream||
+Program #9. Blue Network. "Life Is But A Dream". A story about a king of Poland who learns that hi...
|12.18.1938||great plays le bourgeois gentilhomme||
+Program #10. Blue Network. "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme". Perhaps the first musical comedy, definitel...
|01.08.1939||great plays she stoops to conquer||
+ Program #11. Blue Network. "She Stoops To Conquer". "The Godfather" of all mistaken identity come...
|01.22.1939||great plays mary stuart||
+ Program #13. Blue Network. "Mary Stuart". Sustaining.
|01.29.1939||great plays hernani||
+Program #14. Blue Network. "Ernani". The love of a bandit hero and intrigue in the court of Charle...
|02.05.1939||great plays richelieu||
+Program #15. Blue Network. "Richelieu". Intrigue in the court of Louis XIII, as the wily Cardinal ...
|02.12.1939||great plays the octaroon||
+Program #16. Blue Network. "The Octaroon" or "Life In Louisiana". A play written in 1859 about sla...
|02.19.1939||great plays redemption||
+Program #17. Blue Network. "Redemption". A very Russian tragedy about a husband who feigns suicide...
|03.05.1939||great plays patience||
+Program #19. Blue Network. "Patience". The famous operetta.
|03.12.1939||great plays camille||
+ Program #20. Blue Network. "Camille" ("The Lady Of The Camelias"). Sustaining.