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  1. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
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  2. Silent Night Cover S4B000

    Silent Night

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: S4B000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 60 min.
    It is December of 1818 in the small Austrian village of Oberndorf bei Salzburg. Now in the midst of a blizzardy cold winter, an assistant priest and a poor schoolmaster strive to lift the spirits of the congregation. But the already ailing church organ is destroyed through a misunderstanding by the schoolmaster’s autistic son, who then runs away from home. In the midst of this turmoil, the schoolmaster and priest come together to produce the world’s most beloved Christmas song, “Silent Night.” Learn More
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  3. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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  4. Aesop's Fable-ous Christmas Tree

    Aesop's Fable-ous Christmas Tree

    By Michael Gravois.

    Product Code: AJ9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 50 gender-neutral roles.
    • 60 min.
    A dozen vignettes illuminate important life lessons by reinventing the classic fables, blending humor, rhythmic elements, rapping, puppetry, poetry, song and storytelling to create a fast-paced, fun-filled show that's filled with Christmas spirit. Learn More
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  5. Bird Brain

    Bird Brain

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: BH1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., up to 15 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    When the Queen of Starlings decides to bully all the other birds, Sparrow keeps his cool and uses his brain to show that love and caring can dispel destructive bullying. In the end, it is the queen who asks for Sparrow's friendship allowing all the different birds to live together in harmony. To celebrate, an oriole from Baltimore arrives in time to give Sparrow a Bird of the Year award for his good work! Learn More
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  6. A High Country Christmas

    A High Country Christmas

    By Robert Inman.

    Product Code: H55000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 9m., 5w., 9 either gender. May be expanded. With doubling 5m., 6w.
    • 75 min.
    This Christmas Carol-esque drama/comedy about greed and redemption is set in the depression era in a rural mountain area where families struggle to keep body and soul together. Learn More
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  7. Legend of the Poinsettia

    Legend of the Poinsettia

    By Roxanne Schroeder-Arce.

    Product Code: LF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 3w., plus chorus with doubling, or up to 12+ (4m., 6w., 2 either gender) plus chorus.
    • 50 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Estrella is torn between her family's cultural traditions and the exciting life she imagines exists in the homes of mainstream Americans. Learn More
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  8. The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: MF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.
    • 70 min.
    On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a ragged little girl, Lizzie, is huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone. When her Gran brings her a gift of "waking dreams" that help her imagine what might be, Lizzie goes into the grand house and offers a unique gift to the family inside. Encouraged by her friends, Lizzie recognizes her own beauty and realizes that without our dreams for the future, we are without hope. Learn More
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  9. The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: D96000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w., 1m. or 1w., 3 girls, 1 girl or boy.
    • 65 min.
    In this comedic play-within-a-play set in 20th-century provincial Russia, a colorful troupe of actors present the Russian classic fairy tale of Snergorka, the daughter of St. Nicholas who saves Christmas. Learn More
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  10. The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    By Mark Brown.

    Product Code: TG8000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 2w., or 8m., 5w.
    • 120 min.
    A year after his miraculous transformation, Ebenezer Scrooge is suing Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. He makes the spirits an offer: work every day, not just one day a year, and he'll drop the charges. He confesses that it took extraordinary measures to change him, so he had to go to extraordinary measures to change the Spirits of Christmas. The spirit of caring and giving should be every day, not just once a year. Learn More
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