Chatterbox Audio Theater



Chatterbox creates fully soundscaped audio works for free download. With rare exceptions, Chatterbox shows are recorded live, with manual sound effects and as little post-production editing as possible.


  • The Cask of Amontillado

    15/09/2017 Duración: 19min

    Chatterbox's ten-year story reaches its final chapter with this classic horror tale. The vindictive Montresor has been insulted by the obnoxious Fortunato. Montresor's taste for revenge leads the two men deep into the catacombs below his palazzo, where Fortunato will face a shocking reckoning.

  • After Twenty Years

    25/08/2017 Duración: 09min

    A man travels a thousand miles to a particular rain-swept city street in order to keep an appointment made two decades before. A classic tale from O. Henry.

  • Dandelion Wishes

    11/08/2017 Duración: 27min

    In this modern take on the Cinderella story, a young girl searches for her talent while suffering at the hands of her tone-deaf stepmother and crass step-siblings. But an impulsive wish on a dandelion introduces her to her magical, brassy, Southern fairy godmother, who might just hold the key to her self-discovery.

  • The Nature of Captivity

    28/07/2017 Duración: 55min

    A desperate family struggles to stay together and stay alive in the face of an overwhelming force. The choices they make will determine their survival. Script developed through the Mabou Mines/SUITE Resident Artists Program; mentored by Ruth Maleczech and Terry O'Reilly. Awarded BBC's "Top Prize of the Americas." Available for theatrical production from Samuel French (

  • Thumbnail Theater: Scavenge

    26/02/2017 Duración: 05min

    A young man rides his bike to the neighborhood park in order to carry out a peculiar plan.

  • Thumbnail Theater: The Great Mississippi Flood

    12/02/2017 Duración: 05min

    This historical vignette takes the form of a blues song recounting a 1927 natural disaster and the efforts of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover to address it.

  • Thumbnail Theater: The British Army Makes a Pot Roast

    29/01/2017 Duración: 04min

    Two soldiers struggle to understand their confounding new mission.

  • Thumbnail Theater: The Dark

    19/01/2017 Duración: 05min

    Two asylum doctors debate the best course of treatment for a particularly bizarre patient.

  • Thumbnail Theater: The Art of Conversation

    11/12/2016 Duración: 05min

    A bus passenger tries to share the story of his journey.

  • Thumbnail Theater: Heat Ray

    04/12/2016 Duración: 03min

    In this short tale, two rural youths prepare for an otherworldly invasion.

  • Thumbnail Theater: Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?

    01/12/2016 Duración: 03min

    In this micro-show, a nursing home resident searches for someone who can answer her question.

  • Thumbnail Theater: Florestan

    20/11/2016 Duración: 04min

    In the first of our series of "micro-shows," a man suffering from tinnitus cannot escape a particular musical note.

  • Lineage

    30/10/2016 Duración: 47min

    Through candid interviews and archival recordings, three women tell the story of the inescapable evil that haunts their family. As each subsequent generation suffers new horrors, they also begin to piece together an understanding of the curse that flows down their bloodline.

  • The Man Who Could Work Miracles

    26/09/2016 Duración: 41min

    George McWhirter Fotheringay is just a regular bloke... until he discovers the ability to make things happen simply by thinking about them. He tries to use his power for good but can't quite seem to get it right. An original musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's comic story.

  • REPLAY: Argonautica, Part 2

    16/09/2016 Duración: 47min

    This live performance follows Jason and his heroic band of Argonauts on their quest to claim the golden fleece. Along the way, they will encounter powerful gods, fearsome warriors, nightmarish creatures, and other thrilling challenges. Part two of two.

  • Spoon River Anthology, Part 2

    28/08/2016 Duración: 52min

    The deceased residents of Spoon River, Illinois, reflect on their lives, recounting their stories from beyond the grave. Together, they paint a picture of a quintessential American town at the turn of the 20th century. Part 2 of 5.

  • REPLAY: Argonautica, Part 1

    17/08/2016 Duración: 55min

    This live performance follows Jason and his heroic band of Argonauts on their quest to claim the golden fleece. Along the way, they will encounter powerful gods, fearsome warriors, nightmarish creatures, and other thrilling challenges. Part one of two.

  • Head, Heart, Courage

    31/07/2016 Duración: 29min

    Dottie, an imaginative young girl, takes a trip to the magical land of Oz without ever leaving her room. Instead of a scarecrow and a tin man, she encounters creatures made of socks and soda cans, and together they will embark on a quest to meet the wizard who lives under her bed. A fun, family-friendly tale inspired by The Wizard of Oz.

  • REPLAY: King Me

    16/07/2016 Duración: 14min

    Two men sit in a rented room, waiting. One is calm, the other nervous. To pass the time, the men play a game of checkers -- and the stakes are much higher than they first appear. A Chatterbox original.

  • Gawain and the Green Knight

    01/07/2016 Duración: 50min

    The brave but untested Gawain sees a chance to prove his valor when King Arthur's court is visited by a mysterious, monstrous Green Knight. Will the Knight's strange bargain prove to be Gawain's opportunity -- or his undoing?

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