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A 21st Century Nativity by Peter van der Sluijs
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!] Carols can be sung between scenes that would extend the length of this play.
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests six carols to be interspersed between the scenes. (These would increase the run time to up to 30 minutes.) Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort nativity play (though considerably longer if the suggested carols are sung), with optional traditional nativity tableau. Six scenes, but minimal set requirements.
SynopsisWhat would the story of the birth of Jesus be like if it were to happen now?
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An Almost Correct Christmas Story by James O'Sullivan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus. Most of the characters are written male, but since their activities are gender-neutral, reassignment would not change the piece.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA light hearted take on the Nativity.
SynopsisFollowing the gospels relatively closely with a few whimsical modifications, the play makes for a humorous end of year festival production with the added benefit of being suitable for performance as a satirical piece by adults or as a tongue in cheek comedy by children and youth groups.
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The Christmas Play by Peter Lancaster Walker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 12. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. The chorus is an optional mixture of choir and extras! Could be played by children or a mixture of adults and children.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSuitable Christmas carols are suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleFifteen minute play. Simple hospital set, used to frame the nativity play within the play.
SynopsisMissing the school Nativity play, thanks to a broken toe, Sarah is sulking, but the nurse has an idea. Soon a cast is assembling for the hospital ward Nativity and Sarah gets to sing along after all.
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Dear Diary - A Presentation For Christmas by Aberuthven Primary School ed. Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 27. Chorus. Variable numbers of non-speaking roles at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicWords are provided for the 3 songs included in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short narrative version of the Christmas story, with action and music.
SynopsisA humorously narrated presentation of diary entries, by the central Christmas story personnel - brought up-to-date!
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Dog in the Manger by Raymond Blakesley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 19. Chorus. Characters include a dog, a camel, a donkey, three stars and a flock of sheep!
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLyrics to simple songs (to well-known children's tunes) are included in the script. Additional (optional) carols are suggested. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSimple Nativity play for young children, told from the point of view of the animals! (No set or prop requirements.)
SynopsisA dog, a camel a donkey and a star are all complaining about their lot in life, but they have important roles to play in Bethlehem.
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The Easter Story by Sue Russell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 25. Minimum total without doubling = 32. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script suggests the use of a couple of familiar hymns/songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleSimple version of the Easter story as a play for children. Multiple locations (following the story!) but no specific set requirments.
SynopsisA classroom/church group rendition of the Easter Story from the arrival in Jerusalem to Mary's encounter with Jesus outside the tomb.
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God's Messenger Department by Bill Siviter
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 19. No chorus. Option for more animals to be added to the stable tableau.
One of the characters is a star. Well, they're all stars, but you know what I mean.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleIrreverent approach to the nativity (the story is all there, but the perspective is unorthodox!). Likely to appeal to older children rather than the youngest element normally associated with such plays.
SynopsisThe Archangels are all relaxing in their common room when they get a call from the Boss... There are messages to be delivered, to Joseph, Mary and the three kings. Not to mention the shepherds in the fields too - Gabriel has to put down his Nintendo and get busy!
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An Inn Keeper's Tale by Mike Sparks
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleModern version of a medieval mystery play. Single, minimal set, basic props.
SynopsisAn Innkeeper relates the strange events surrounding a local crucifixion. Various members of the Easter Story drop in to give their view of the events.
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Joseph's Dream by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The angel is written male, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch intended for church groups.
SynopsisJoseph receives a visit from an angel. (Matthew , 18-25)
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Light of the World by Hilary Mackelden
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 3 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort sketch intended for church groups.
SynopsisWhat happened in the Inn the day after Jesus was born.
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