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A Letter to Santa by Sue Gordon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 15. Chorus. Two of the characters are nominally adults. It is written so that the cast can be divided into two - a school class and Santa's elves.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 5 original songs is provided with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleA light musical for young children. Basic sets.
SynopsisA school class write Christmas letters to Santa, and we discover that they are dealt with by Mrs. Santa and a bunch of fractious elves.
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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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Lil Diamond The Snake Woman by Linda Stephenson and Alison Hudson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short play-within-a-play for children. A story with a moral - and a puppet!
SynopsisClem and his family have moved to California in 1886, and he’s missing his friends. He meets the strange snake woman when she rescues him from a Diamondback, but local prejudice stops him visiting her until his mother falls sick and he needs help. A puppet snake helps tell the story.
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Merry Christmas Mr Toad by Richard Coleman
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 22. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 39 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one-act rhyming comedy for performance by children, with a range of simple settings.
SynopsisMr Toad wants to mend his ways and provide the River Bankers with a good Christmas. But the Chief Weasel has other ideas, and when Mr Toad buys a rocket-powered sleigh off him, mayhem ensues
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Mother Holle by Peter Nuttall
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. Characters include three disembodied voices (who could, concievably, be recorded).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwenty-minute play for kids.
SynopsisMrs. Wade favours her lazy daughter, Ayla, and gives all the domestic work to her step-daughter, Wendy. However, Mother Holle is to impressed with Wendy's work that she showers her with gold. Mrs. Wade is jelous and sends Ayla to work for Mother Holle, hoping for the same reward - but there Ayla gets her come-uppance.
One of Peter Nuttall's Grimm Tales (for Little Horrors)
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The Mother-in-Law by Ginny Davis
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus. 3 adult roles and 3 optional non-speaking roles for children.
Run TimeAround 51 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a three-part composite set (living room, bedroom, kitchen).
SynopsisIrene’s scheming elderly mother Grace needs to be cared for, so Irene persuades reluctant husband Peter that the best answer is for Grace to move in with them. What follows is a game of pig in the middle as the trio struggle to cope with the situation.
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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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Murder at Haynes Manor by Rebecca Preen
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 9. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 14. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleShort comical murder mystery play for junior school children! (In theory it's set in a manor house, but designed to be performable with minimal scenery.)
SynopsisThere's a family gathering at Haynes Manor, with more than a few surprises planned, but someone has murder in mind. Is it the greedy housekeeper, or someone with a different grudge? Can the family ghost help to solve the case?
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A Musical Mother Goose by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 21. Chorus. Very flexible cast size, with the option of a non-acting chorus singing the songs (or even different groups singing different songs).
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 8 original songs is provided with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleMusical play (a series of linked sketches) for young children. Minimal set requirements
SynopsisThis is 'Mother Goose' in the American sense - a vehicle for stories and rhymes, rather than the English sense of a particular story about a character called Mother Goose. (For anyone curious about this difference, the American sense is taken from Charles Perrault's collection of fairy stories 'Les Contes de ma mère l'Oye' - literally 'The Tales of my mother the Goose' whilst the English version is the tale of the Goose that laid the golden eggs - generally given the English pantomime treatment, for which see elsewhere on this site.)
Anyway, in this case it's a collection of original stories and songs based on nursery stories and characters.
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ExtrasThe following additional items are available (at extra cost) to go with this script:
** A 'rehearsal CD' with piano arrangements of songs from the show
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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The Musicians of Bremen by Tony Best
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 16. Minimum total without doubling = 26. No chorus. No formal chorus, but there is the option of bringing on additional singers.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe script includes songs set to well-known music. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act rhyming play for Junior School pupils.
SynopsisFour unwanted animals, a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster, meet up and believe they have amazing singing prowess. Though everyone they meet disagrees, the band accidentally put to flight a band of robbers, and live ever afterward in the robber's house with their ill-gotten gains.
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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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