When Coronavirus hit the United States, The Merry Beggars launched a contest for 10-minute radio plays responding to the theme of "quarantine." We received over 120 submissions from playwrights around the world. While we can't produce all of them, we've chosen twelve original scripts to bring to you.
Stones - 004
What if you were made for something more? Can you hear it calling?James' ex-girlfriend Sonya calls him up, telling him to meet her in the park. "It'll only take a minute," she says. But neither of their lives will ever be the same...Enjoy "Stones," the...
I Do Like the Rain - 003
I Do Like the Rain by Kiley Hatch"You never make the journey home alone." Accompany a young family as they road trip to their parents' home, the third episode in The Quarantine Plays, a new series from The Merry Beggars.CAST:Andy - John Paul...
Friend Request - 002
All our lives have been stopped in their tracks. Coronavirus has made us all confront silence. Loneliness. Fear. But perhaps we're being invited into something deeper. Something that awaits us in the depths of silence. Something that can change us.- -...
Do You Remember with Relaxabot 938 - 001
How do you relax amidst civilizational collapse? Well, lucky for you, a future London has just the answer: Relaxabot 938! Kick up your feet, relax, and soak up the warm nolstalgia of a caring governmental robot.Enjoy the first of twelve episodes in The...
Teaser Trailer - The Quarantine Plays
When COVID-19 hit the United States, The Merry Beggars launched a contest for 10-minute radio plays responding to the theme of "quarantine." We received over 120 responses from around the world. While we can't produce all of them, we've chosen twelve of...
Have been amazed at the production and performances on these pieces. Can’t wait to hear the next ones!