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That Way Madness Lies

15 of Shakespeare's Most Notable Works Reimagined

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Length 9 hours 21 minutes
Language English
Narrators Almarie Guerra, Ariel Blake, Avi Roque, Barrie Kreinik, Caitlin Davies, Cary Hite, Joy McCullough, Julia Whelan, Landon Woodson, Lily Anderson, Mark Oshiro, Nikki Massoud, North Homewood, Patrice Caldwell & Ramon de Ocampo

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"Each story is voiced by one or several narrators who match the gender expression of the main protagonist, giving the audiobook a robust collection of distinct performances. Every tragedy, romance, and comedy is narrated with the ideal amount of enthusiasm, high energy, or relaxed pacing and allows listeners to savor each shortened interpretation. A delightful listen for Shakespeare fans looking for a more contemporary approach." -- AudioFile Magazine

In That Way Madness Lies, fifteen acclaimed YA writers put their modern spin on William Shakespeare’s celebrated classics!


West Side Story. 10 Things I Hate About You. Kiss Me, Kate. Contemporary audiences have always craved reimaginings of Shakespeare’s most beloved works. Now, some of today’s best writers for teens take on the Bard in these 15 whip-smart and original retellings!

This program is read by: Lily Anderson, Ariel Blake, Patrice Caldwell, Caitlin Davies, Ramon de Ocampo, Almarie Guerra, Cary Hite, North Homewood, Barrie Kreinik, Nikki Massoud, Joy McCullough, Mark Oshiro, Avi Roque, Julia Whelan, and Landon Woodson

Contributors include Dahlia Adler (reimagining The Merchant of Venice), Kayla Ancrum (The Taming of the Shrew), Lily Anderson (All’s Well That Ends Well), Melissa Bashardoust (A Winter’s Tale), Patrice Caldwell (Hamlet), Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy (Much Ado About Nothing), Brittany Cavallaro (Sonnet 147), Joy McCullough (King Lear), Anna-Marie McLemore (Midsummer Night’s Dream), Samantha Mabry (Macbeth), Tochi Onyebuchi (Coriolanus), Mark Oshiro (Twelfth Night), Lindsay Smith (Julius Caesar), Kiersten White (Romeo and Juliet), and Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka (The Tempest).

A Macmillan Audio production from Flatiron Books

DAHLIA ADLER is an editor by day, a freelance writer by night, and a Young Adult author at every spare moment in between. She is the founder of LGBTQReads, editor of several anthologies, and author of many novels, including Cool for the Summer and Home Field Advantage. She lives in New York with her family and an obscene number of books.

Caitlin Davies is a New York City-based actor and audiobook narrator. Davies specializes in audiobooks for teens and young adults, including the House of Night series by P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast. She has performed in New York and regional theaters and is a member of the WorkShop Theater Company in New York City. She has a bachelor's degree from Vassar College, and has studied acting at the Eugene O'Neill National Institute, the British American Drama Academy, the Barrow Group, and Brown University/ Trinity Rep.

Dahlia Adler (editor) is an editor of mathematics by day, a book blogger by night, and a Young Adult author at every spare moment in between. She is the editor of the anthologies His Hideous Heart (a Junior Library Guild selection) and That Way Madness Lies, and the author of Cool for the Summer. She lives in New York with her family and an obscene number of books.

Contributors include:
Dahlia Adler
Kayla Ancrum
Lily Anderson
Melissa Bashardoust
Patrice Caldwell
Amy Rose Capetta
Brittany Cavallaro
Joy McCullough
Cori McCarthy
Anna-Marie McLemore
Samantha Mabry
Tochi Onyebuchi
Mark Oshiro
Austin Siegemund-Broka
Lindsay Smith
Kiersten White
Emily Wibberley

Lily Anderson is the author of several novels for young adults including The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You, Not Now Not Ever, and Undead Girl Gang. A former school librarian, she is deeply devoted to Shakespeare, fairy tales, and podcasts. Somewhere in Northern California, she is having strong opinions on musical theater.

MARK OSHIRO is the award-winning Latinx queer author of Anger Is a Gift, Each of Us a Desert, as well as their middle grade books The Insiders and You Only Live Once, David Bravo. They are the coauthor (with Rick Riordan) of the upcoming Nico di Angelo adventure book. When not writing, they are trying to pet every dog in the world.

Dahlia Adler (editor) is an editor of mathematics by day, a book blogger by night, and a Young Adult author at every spare moment in between. She is the editor of the anthologies His Hideous Heart (a Junior Library Guild selection) and That Way Madness Lies, and the author of Cool for the Summer. She lives in New York with her family and an obscene number of books.

Contributors include:
Dahlia Adler
Kayla Ancrum
Lily Anderson
Melissa Bashardoust
Patrice Caldwell
Amy Rose Capetta
Brittany Cavallaro
Joy McCullough
Cori McCarthy
Anna-Marie McLemore
Samantha Mabry
Tochi Onyebuchi
Mark Oshiro
Austin Siegemund-Broka
Lindsay Smith
Kiersten White
Emily Wibberley

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