Beggar's Night by Jeffrey Harr - Theatrefolk

Close Encounters of the Undead Kind

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Beggar's Night

by Jeffrey Harr

Claire thinks Halloween is going to be humdrum as usual... until a vampire shows up and asks to be invited in.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 7
2M | 3W | 2 Any Gender


Simple Set

Comedy Black Comedy

Claire thinks Halloween is going to be humdrum as usual... until a vampire shows up and asks to be invited in.

All of a sudden Claire is bonding with the undead over Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Twilight.

This play is part of Close Encounters of the Undead Kind, a collection of 3 plays
7 Characters
2M, 3W, 2 Any Gender

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

SAMANTHA [W] 106 lines
Teen girl. Hosting a small party far away from the cool kids shindig.
CLAIRE [W] 78 lines
Teen girl. Samantha’s friend.
JAMES [M] 8 lines
Teen boy. Socially awkward. Freezes when scared.
TRICK OR TREATER 1 [A] 12 lines
Teen boy or girl. Out for Beggar’s Night!
TRICK OR TREATER 2 [A] 11 lines
Teen boy or girl. Wants candy, but beggars can’t be choosers.
NECO (pronounced Neck-oh) [W] 34 lines
Tween girl. Older than she looks.
AKELDAMA [M] 3 lines
Teen boy. Brother of Neco. Dark, mysterious, maybe a little handsome.

Prop List

two glasses, remote control, bowl of popcorn, phone, bowl of candy with Reese Peanut Butter Cups, two grocery bags, knife, two masks

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