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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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Aesop's Fables II by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 20. No chorus. Characters include mice, a cat, a lion, sheep, a wolf and foxes.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisA group of mice are delighted by their plan for constraining the local cat - until it comes to executing the plan.
Meanwhile, a lion falls in love, a boy ruins his chance of promotion in the shepherding business, and a fox tries to make the most of a fashion disaster!
(A musical version of this set of stories is available as Aesop's Fables - The Musical)
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Aesop's Fables III by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Characters include farm animals, crows and various rodents. (Whilst they have gender-specific names, they're animals, and the gender of the actors is irrelevant!)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children - a dramatisation of four of Aesop's fables. Very flexible format - no specific set needed and the stories could be presented individually or as a set.
SynopsisTales of resourceful crows, splitting hares, bovine buffoonery and meals for mice.
(If Aesop lived today, he would be inspired by the video of Tool-Making Crows on YouTube.)
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Aesop's Famous Fables and Twisted Tales by Peter Nuttall
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are nominally gendered, it's only a mater of pronouns! Contains anthropomorphism.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script comes with the score for the concluding song.
StyleOne-act play, ending in a song. Could be performed by children or by adults to an audience of children.
SynopsisFour stories for Aesop's extensive collection, about a Tortoise and Hare, a lion and a mouse, the belly and its team, and the battle between the Sun and the North Wind.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** Backing tracks of songs from the show as MP3 files
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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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Apparently Not by Hayley Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. Chorus. Principal characters are four girls (plus the school principal and a teacher). The chorus is the bullies gang - number unspecified. The chorus lines could be spoken by one person or shared amongst several.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne act play, set in and around a school.
SynopsisA new girl in school, is forced to choose between supporting her new friend and fitting in with a gang of bullies, and makes the easier choice.
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Are We There Yet? by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two adults and one child. The child is written as a boy, but could easily be chaged into a girl.
Run TimeAround 6 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn allegorical sketch about Advent! (Minimal staging requirements)
SynopsisA family explore a different way to start their holiday. A play with an Advent theme.
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Baboushka by Peter Bond
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus. Whilst there is no formal requirement for a chorus, there are options for attendants for the Wise Men, and a choir.
Run TimeAround 12 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThere are places for a couple of carols during the performance. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleShort, charming dramatisation of the Russian Christmastide folk tale.
SynopsisBaboushka welcomes the Three Wise Men into her spotless home as they pause overnight on their journey to Bethlehem. She is too busy cleaning her house to accompany them as they follow the star and subsequently spends the rest of her life searching for the Christ child.
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The Best in the Book by Bill Tordoff
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 29. Chorus. Chorus includes unspecified numbers of (talking) sheep and camels
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's copy of the script includes sheet music for three original songs. A number of traditional carols are also suggested in the script.
StyleIrreverend, humorous nativity play. Simple sets.
SynopsisA humorous nativity story, with pantomime camels, talkative sheep, Queens as well as kings and lots of angels. The shepherds really don't like their job and spend the cold winter's night in drinking too much! They are very alarmed when angels appear. Meanwhile, one of the kings' camels develops a puncture...
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Bradley No Mates by Linda Stephenson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus. Written to be performed with four groups of three narrators. The chorus is non-speaking but interacts with the action. The adult roles might be played by adults or children.
Run TimeAround 40 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a school company on the theme of bullying. Multiple locations but little or nothing needed in the way of set.
SynopsisBradley is at a new school and having trouble fitting in. Worse, the school bully, who's reputed to carry a knife, has got it in for him. But Bradley has found he can visit the past, and the village school that was knocked down years ago. Maybe his trips there can help him in the present.
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