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Richard Foreman

Close Listening - readings and conversations at WPS1.Org

Clocktower Studio, New York, May 10, 2006

Program #1:

Richard Foreman in Conversation with Charles Bernstein (28:30): MP3

Program #2:

Foreman reads from his prose works.

Full Program (26:52): MP3


  1. Some Notes on My Next Project - Zomboid (12:09): MP3
  2. from No-Body: a novel in parts (Overlook Press, 1996) (14:43): MP3

Program #3:

Foreman reads from his plays

Full Program (27:03): MP3


  1. from Bad Boy Nietzsche (5:49): MP3
  2. from Pearls for Pigs from Paradise Hotel and Other Plays (Overlook Press, 2001) (10:59): MP3
  3. from Wake Up, Mr. Sleepy, Your Unconscious Mind Is Dead (8:14): MP3
  4. from Permanent Brain Damage, from Paradise Hotel (1:57): MP3

Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1. © 2006 Richard Foreman and Charles Bernstein Studio Engineer: Darrell McNeill

Reading at the SUNY Buffalo, March 10, 1993

  • complete reading (49:47): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, NYC, January 13, 1990

Complete reading (26:08): MP3

Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics, hosted by Leonard Schwartz

  • Episode #24/25, "The Forest of Symbols," 2004 (31:02): MP3
  • Episode #65, "Richard the II," 2005 (28:16): MP3
  • Episode #104, "Zomboid and Monk," 2006 (29:06): MP3
  • Episode #137, "Girly Man/Wake Up Mr. Sleepy!" (29:03): MP3
  • Episode #173, "Wake UP! The Books Are On Fire!," 2008 (29:25): MP3
  • Episode #203: "Performances" (17:51): MP3

Also of Interest:

Henry Hills' King Richard, which features Foreman

Richard Foreman on PennSound Daily

© 2009 Richard Foreman. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with permission of Richard Foreman. Distributed by PennSound.