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It's Christmas Time! by Sharon Stace-Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 25. Chorus. Flexible cast plus the option of a separate choir (otherwise choir pieces are sung by the acting ensemble.)
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!] (Run time of the first production was 35 minutes!)
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script comes with piano and vocal scores for the 9 songs plus optional overture and 8 pieces of incidental music.
StyleA musical nativity play for schools, with minimal staging requirements.
SynopsisA lop eared donkey who wants to be a horse, sets the scene for this nativity play with a difference.
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The Journey of the Magi [Prose] by Martin Kirkland
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 31. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StylePlay morphing smoothly from a comedy introduction to the three wise men into a more reverend Biblical account. Includes the use of shadow theatre. (Structurally in two acts, one-act in length!)
SynopsisCaspar, Balthazar and Melchior are held in high regard by everyone except their wives, who would love a holiday. The appearance of a new star and the sudden interest of the Romans inspires an astrological journey, ending at a certain stable in Bethlehem.
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The Journey of the Magi [Verse] by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 19. Minimum total without doubling = 21. No chorus. There are options to double some parts, to split the narrator's role amongst multiple players and to add a non-speaking chorus.
The characters include a camel.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleRhyming nativity play (from the perspective of the Magi). Lightly humorous take. No set requirements, simple props (give or take the camel).
SynopsisThe story of the Three Kings told as a rhyming Chrismas story.
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Little Donkey by Dominique Vaughan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 27. Minimum total without doubling = 36. Chorus. Characters include a donkey (obviously) and lots of other animals. Flexibility for more non-speaking (but singing) chorus members.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for 9 songs to accompany the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleChildren's nativity play.
SynopsisA charming and refreshing retelling of the nativity story. The old donkey uses flashbacks to tell the children about his younger days and his part in the events of the very first Christmas. The nativity happenings unfold before us as all of the customary human and animal characters come to life with lots of opportunity for children of all abilities to take part. There is even the prospect of a comedy double act as the chickens get into their stride.
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Look Down And Follow The Star by Pippa Lund
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 17. Minimum total without doubling = 35. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for introduction and six songs is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleA Nativity Play with music and dance with various simple settings.
SynopsisIn this refreshingly different look at the Nativity - based on a legend of the journey of the magi - the three wise men lose sight of the star and become lost. Only by looking down can they get themselves back on the right course.
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Nativity - The Christmas Story by Geoff Bamber
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. The numbers of shepherds and Roman soldiers are flexible.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a class-sized cast, with a good range of speaking parts. No set requirements.
A deliberately comic piece but keeping the traditional story in view.
SynopsisThe traditional nativity story takes an inventive comic turn, with lazy shepherds, an unlikely group of visitors with Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh, and a bit of confusion over what to call the baby... but all the elements of the traditional story come together in the end. After all, this is how it really happened... well, more or less.
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Nativity News by Sarah Cowan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 24. Minimum total without doubling = 40. No chorus. Doubling possibilities make cast numbers very adaptable - at the Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 45 minutes. [Estimated!] This is dependent on the optional use of music suggestions.
MusicEight music - song -suggestions provided to use for scene changes and for sound effects. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act play, with musical interludes, for children to perform.
SynopsisThe Nativity story re-told in an upbeat new way, using reporters and a 'newsdesk'. See the Shepherds interviewed in the fields! See the animal experts give their opinions on the donkey! All the events revealed in a fun way.
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The Nativity Story by S. J. Edwards
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 22. Minimum total without doubling = 32. No chorus. There are multiple narrators, villagers, servants, shepherds, sheep and angels. Numbers can be expanded or contracted to suit the production. Characters include a number of talking animals.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicOne carol is suggested in the Producer's copy of the script. Others might be added at the discretion of the production team. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne act, humorous play suitable for 9-12 year olds. Simple set requirements. It's fun, but still contains all the relevant information and doesn't mock the subject of the story.
SynopsisThe story of the birth of Jesus retold with a light touch of humour, retaining the original story intact.
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The Nativity by Juliet Devon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 20. Chorus. Narrator is the only speaking part.
Run TimeAround 11 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSong suggestions for 4 songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA rhyming, short nativity, for young children (with songs).
SynopsisThe script is written for a narrator and miming cast, telling the nativity story.
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Not Another Nativity by Paul Cockcroft
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 13. Minimum total with doubling = 26. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. Genders for parts are nominated, but could be altered as required.
Run TimeAround 13 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act nativity play with rehearsal settings.
SynopsisTeacher becomes increasingly impatient (whilst retaining some, perhaps misplaced, optimism) as the cast rehearse for the forthcoming school nativity. Numerous interruptions and bored children abound in a refreshing new slant on the traditional.
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