Branded Programs

Find Shakespeare on audio, author interviews, operas, American history, and classic literature on DVD.

Black Dog Opera

The Black Dog Opera presents the world’s most beloved operas, written by the most respected composers and performed by the most talented vocalists, conductors, choirs, and orchestras.

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SmartPass Classics

SmartPass Classics allow listeners to better understand the finest examples of English literature through abridged readings of the works, with commentary to help listeners comprehend unfamiliar vocabulary and plotlines.

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SmartPass Shakespeare

SmartPass Shakespeare revitalizes the Immortal Bard through powerful audio performances. Each guide includes a full-cast performance, with interpretations strategically placed to maximize understanding, as well as the play without commentary.

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