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Horror Highlights (Halloween Special)
Now that the nights are longer, we find ourselves at the time of year when we’re most willing to give into our fears and visit the darkest places of our imagination. PlayME's special Horror Highlights episode features some of the most haunting shows we've featured on our podcast. We have a Pandora's box full of horrors and thrillers that we wanted to resurrect in time for Halloween — because listening to scary stories makes us feel a little less alone with our fears. (Warning: this episode contains strong language and graphic imagery.)
The Quarantine Chronicles: Home School
A couple of overwhelmed Quebecois parents are caught off guard when their children make a power-play. A thriller by Governor General's Award winner Erin Shields.
The Quarantine Chronicles: Blue Rare
A swanky restaurant invites a naive food reviewer to taste a truly rare dish. A humorous horror by Dora Award winner Kat Sandler.
The Quarantine Chronicles: Saving Grace
A strained relationship between two sisters, who are separated by much more than a border. A family drama by Dora award winner Rosamund Small and Governor General Award winner Nicolas Billon.
The Quarantine Chronicles: Liming
Travel to a distant future where Rihanna rules the world and people are mandated to socialize ... or else. A sci-fi by Secret Life of Canada co-host Leah-Simone Bowen.
The Quarantine Chronicles: Mizuko (Water Baby)
A couple at a lakeside cottage is haunted by a mysterious presence trapped between two worlds. A Japanese-infused horror story by Governor General Award winner Hiro Kanagawa.
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WOW! While listening to a Japanese folk tale, I actually felt as if I was in the play. The sound effects were great. Love the Quarantine themed plays.
Loving this podcast. Great to catch up on plays I’ve missed in Toronto and across Canada. And great bonus in-depth interviews. Thanks PlayMe!
Engages your imagination.
This is first-rate audio drama from some heavy-hitting writers: poetic, comic, bleak, sexy, or challenging, these scripts all bring a unique vision of the world as well as attracting talented performers. The production elements are also expertly done: music, sound effects.... you feel like you're in the room.