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A Christmas Box by Sharon Jenman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 20. Minimum total without doubling = 30. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSheet music for 10 songs and 2 instrumentals is supplied with the Producer's Copy of the script.
StyleShort one-act musical play for (young) children.
SynopsisA school child gets his wish to see the Romanian child open the present he is sending. A Christmas play for infant schools.
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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
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A Christmas Carol [Play for Schools] by Damian Woods
RolesMinimum Male roles = 13. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 30. Minimum total without doubling = 44. Chorus. Whilst some of the characters have specific ages, this is an indication for the purpose of costume and make-up rather than for casting!
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe producer's copy of the script contains suggestions for the use of 7 carols. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA one-act play for children, faithfully adapting the classic Dickens story. Simple sets (furniture) reconfigured between or during scenes.
SynopsisOn Christmas Eve 1843, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts, who help him see the error of his ways.
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The Christmas Carol [Version 4] by Anthony Paul Lashley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 18. Chorus. The number of carol singers is unspecified. The author suggests (but does not insist) that when Scrooge is reformed, he might be played by a different actor to emphesise the change! Something for productions to play with.
Run TimeAround 57 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLyrics to a number of (out-of-copyright) carols are embedded in the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play with songs. Multiple locations, but indicated by lighting and furniture rather than full-stage sets.
SynopsisDickens' Christmas tale of redemption is given a little comic twist and run at a smarter pace, but still delivers the required moral lesson along with the laughs.
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The Devil and Tom Walker by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 18 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA short fantasy melodrama, adapted from the Washington Irving short story. Compèred by rhyming narrators.
SynopsisTom Walker meets the Devil, who offers him buried treasure in exchange for his soul. Eventually Tom agrees to the bargain and becomes a merciless moneylender, hoarding his great fortune. Later, Tom begins to fear damnation and makes a great show of being religious. Despite Tom's newfound piety, the Devil comes for him on a black horse, and Tom is never seen again.
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Good King Wenceslas by Christine Harvey
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 0. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12. Chorus. Extra Singers, Snow, Frost characters may be added at Producer's discretion.
Run TimeAround 7 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicSinging lines are embedded within the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA short Christmas play with some singing, for young children and with a minimal set.
SynopsisIf you love the carol 'Good King Wenceslas', then you may love this short play for a young cast. It includes some facts about the real life character upon which Good King Wenceslas was based and incorporates a little humour and some unexpected characters.
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The Gossip by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. The characters are adults, intended to be played by children. (Two of the female characters could be switched to male by changing two words.)
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSimple play in rhyming couplets. No specific set requirements. One prop (a wedding cake!)
SynopsisMrs. Grey tries to stop a rumour spreading by telling everyone that it isn't true. The result is that the rumour spreads rapidly, and her daughter's wedding is ruined.
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A Lesson Learnt by Jackie Fitton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. All roles are intended to be played by children.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicThe Producer's Copy of the script includes a list of suggested songs and one set of modified lyrics. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleOne-act play for kids. No set requirements. A set of four short scenes (with separate casts) tied together by a final vignette which delivers the message of the piece.
SynopsisFour short sketches written for children leaving Primary school, dealing with fears about starting Secondary school and the long holiday to come.
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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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A Magic Paint Brush by Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus. Whilst Chen is written as a girl, the character could easily be switched to a boy (likewise Old Sing and the Magician are written male but could be female). Cast includes a cow and a small flock of (talking) chickens.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for children, based on a Chinese folk tale. Simple set (the set calls for a hut upstage, but that could merely be implied by an upstage exit), simple props.
SynopsisIn feudal China, Chen and her mother are oppressed by their landlord and his greedy, vindictive family. Then a magician arrives and gives Chen a magic paint brush, painting with it makes dreams come true...
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Minny Pinny Makes a Difference by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 9. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicTwo songs. Words and sheet music supplied with the producer's copy of the script.
StyleSimple moral story, designed as a class assembly piece (with a target age group of around 8 years old). A small number of central characters and a 'Greek Chorus' commenting on the action with words and songs.
SynopsisThe farmer can't get to market, the driver can't drive him because his truck tyre is flat and there's nobody to take it to the garage. Minny Pinny is only a little girl, how can she help the farmer? How can she make a difference?
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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
** Soundtrack CD - vocal performances of songs from the show
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