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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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A Little Elfin Magic by Donna Brightwell
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Whilst some of the characters are written as male or female, this is largely a matter of personal pronouns, so the script can easily be adjusted to accommodate anything from ten boys through to ten girls.
Run TimeAround 50 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act (well, technically two acts, but of one-act play length!) secular Christmas play. Aimed at junior school children, but could enjoyably be played for laughs by older groups!
SynopsisIt's September and the Elves in Santa's toy workshop are in a spot of bother - they've only just woken up after their New Year Party and they have three months to make a year's worth of toys. Worse still, could the new department member be a spy?
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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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Lord of the Mince Pies by Ashley Smith
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 23. Minimum total without doubling = 25. No chorus. The pupils of St Hippocampus' School are written male, but really could be any combination.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThree Christmas Carols are suggested during the course of the show. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleComedy melodrama for kids - with a gruesome flavour! Alternates between full-stage sets and front-of-curtain scenes. Simple props.
SynopsisAn outbreak of Tebbit's Disease (which turns teachers insane and mean) coincides with a heavy fall of snow, cutting off St Hippocampus' school (from the village of Chipping King Edwards). The teachers' nerves are at breaking point, supplies are low and now the roads are cut off by snow! What will the teachers do for food?
(If you need a clue, it is likely that the teachers are familiar with Jonathan Swift's 'A Modest Proposal'...)
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The Mayor's Christmas Masquerade by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play based on Mary E. Wilkins's The Christmas Masquerade
SynopsisThe Mayor is throwing a masquerade party for the children of the town at Christmas, and a new Costumer has provided costumes for all the children. However, when the party is over, the costumes won’t come off. The Costumer has demands to make of the Mayor, or the kids stay Princesses forever.
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Mr Scrooge by Peter Bond
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 17. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script contains suggestions for 7 or 8 songs (including some original lyrics). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act comedy with songs and elements of English pantomime, with plenty of opportunities for audience participation. All scenes are interiors, and it could be played with a single set with items of furniture brought on to indicate the different rooms.
SynopsisThis cut-down version of the Dickens' Christmas classic has a Sherlock Holmes cameo for good measure. Audience interaction, a moral and starving orphans mean there's something for everyone here.
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Mrs Santa Claus's Tea Party by Olivia Arieti
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One of the few stage plays to offer lines to talking pies. Whilst many of the characters have a specific gender, it doesn't really matter for the purposes of casting.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes suggestions for seven songs. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one act (largely secular) Christmas play for children with no set requirements.
SynopsisMrs Santa Claus invites familiar Christmas characters to her annual tea party. Everyone joins in the spirit of Christmas as they sing and dance their way through the preparations for the big day.
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The Music of Christmas by Andrew Yates
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 16. Chorus. Flexible numbers, particularly for the songs.
Run TimeAround 36 minutes. [Estimated!] Run time assumes performance of 12 songs in the arrangements suggested by the author.
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script gives suggestions for 12 songs (with lyrics for those that are out-of-copyright). Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act introduction to and exploration of Christmas songs in various styles from carols to pop songs. (An assembly and ensemble piece rather than a narrative play.)
SynopsisIn reviewing and performing Christmas music across the ages, the play gives lots of opportunities for various aspects of performance as well as learning.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'backing track CD' with arrangements of songs from the show
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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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