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  • The Christmas Play

    The Christmas Play

    Written By: James DeVita
    Length: 60-70 minutes
    Cast Size: 11-20 actors (suggested casting: 8F, 5M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    At the turn of the century, a remarkable teacher works each holiday season to bring the joy and magic of the holidays alive for her students and their families. But with World War I raging, a Scrooge-like principal, and an unruly band of students, the prospects of a joyous Noel this year seems very slim...until Miss Brown shares a new song she has just discovered in a London store - the song we've...
  • Alice in Winter Wonderland - Stage Partners

    Alice in Winter Wonderland

    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-25 actors (suggested casting 3F, 3M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Alice is having a horrible holiday. Her parents are busy, her neighbors are mean, and her brother is totally annoying. On top of all that, she has homework -- on Christmas Eve! -- which involves writing a book report on Alice in Wonderland. While reading, Alice becomes drowsy, sees a White Rabbit, and follows it down a rabbit hole, plummeting her into Wonderland in the middle of winter. Now it's u...
  • The 24 Days Before Christmas - Stage Partners

    The 24 Days Before Christmas

    Adapted by Jason Pizzarello from the story by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 65-75 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-50 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 3M, 13 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The Austin family has a cherished tradition of doing something special every day counting down to Christmas - from baking cookies to decorating the tree. This year is a stressful one for Vicky Austin as she's cast as the youngest angel in the Christmas Pageant. Plus the family is preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister. Will the baby wait until January? Will Vicky mess up her big role?...
  • All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being in a Bad Christmas Play - Stage Partners

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being in a Bad Christmas Play

    Written By: Werner Trieschmann
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-25 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 1M, 12 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A lovable yet inept drama crew -- with a director wired on Frankenstein energy drinks -- attempts to tackle a traditional Christmas show but with more energy. A mash-up of A Christmas Carol and Death of a Salesman with cheerleaders might just work. The put-upon stage manager is trying to get into the spirit of the season by not yelling at the lazy actors, the Narrator is forced to dress as Santa C...
  • The Semi-Amazing, Sort-of-Sensational, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular! - Stage Partners

    The Semi-Amazing, Sort-of-Sensational, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular!

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 15-48 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 3M, 14 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    What happens when a school tries to put on a Christmas Spectacular for the bargain price $11.50? You get a ton of elves, a spirit of Christmas, a visit from the little match girl, Jacob Marley and a partridge in a pear tree. It may be low on budget, but it's high on laughs as we watch the Christmas characters we know and love hilariously collide in this Christmas disaster for the ages.
  • A Christmas Carol - one-act version - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol (one-act version)

    Adapted by Jon Jory & Marcia Dixcy Jory from the novel by Charles Dickens
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-40 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a large, flex...
  • A Christmas Carol - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol

    Adapted by Jon Jory & Marcia Dixcy Jory from the novel by Charles Dickens
    Length: 80-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-50 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a l...
  • A Christmas Carol (short radio version) - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol (short radio version)

    Written By: Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-40 actors
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a large, flex...
  • How Gretchen Stole Christmas - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    How Gretchen Stole Christmas

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 5 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A rebellious teen who resents Christmas goes full grinch. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Mom's Ham - a short holiday play by Rachel Bublitz in the ten-minute play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    Warm the Bones

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 4 actors (4F)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A group of friends having a Christmas party in a creepy old house have an eerie encounter. This play is part of the short play collection Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly  and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
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