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For our holiday special this year, we’re incredibly pleased to bring you “Redeemers” by Bilal Dardai.  Adapted from his stage play of the same name, we’re proud to bring you this full-length piece for the very first time in audio. Bilal is also a writer HartLife NFP’s upcoming show Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery.  For rights inquiries for live performances of Redeemers, you can contact Bilal Dardai through his page on the New Play Exchange, or learn more on his website or Patreon.

This special presentation was made possible by our fantastic patrons on the HartLife NFP patreon.  This funding is crucial to the company as we prepare to launch our new show- we hope you’ll consider supporting us at

Thank you all so much for listening.

Content Warnings for this episode can be found here.

  • Nick— Patrick King
  • Mercy— Marsha Harman
  • Abel— Bilal Dardai

Written by Bilal Dardai. Directed by  Jess Hutchinson. Special Thanks to Linsey Falls. Sound Design by Alexander Danner. Produced by Jeffrey Gardner. Recording Engineering by Mel Ruder. Music by United States Air Force Concert Band (Jing, Jing, Jing (Jingle Bells), Nutcracker Suite (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, March, and Chinese Dance), Pat-A-Pan, Carol of the Bells),  United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble (Oh Danny Boy), Kevin McCleod (We Wish you a Merry Christmas, Nouvelle Noel, Oh Holy Night, Silent Night), Kai Engel (Holiday Gift), Additional Music (from Audio Hero, Audio Blocks:, A World of My Own, Traveler’s Soul, The Rabbi Storyteller, Worst Foot Forward). Rosemary Brown cheers by the 2018 Northwestern Audio Drama class.  By HartLife NFP- Managing Director Eleanor Hyde, Executive Producer Jeffrey Gardner.