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Miracle on 34th Street Cover M96000

Miracle on 34th Street, the Play

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies. Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street.

Product Code: M96000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 3m., 2w., 1 girl, 14 either gender, many extras, including children.

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout Canada, the United States.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

In stock

Synopsis

"This is a tale that we want to believe in, that creates a world we seem to desperately desire, free of the blatant commercialism that surrounds us, where love and decency and generosity of spirit are their own rewards. What we want Christmas to be all about, really." So writes the Santa Cruz Sentinel of this most heartwarming holiday story. By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for. Seen as deluded and dangerous by Macy's vocational counselor, who plots to have Kris shanghaied to Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, Kris ends up in a court competency hearing. Especially at stake is one little girl's belief in Santa. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing Susan and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code M96000
  • Cast Size 20
  • Min. Royalty Rate $100/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 100 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA | Dinner Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9780871297075
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"This play was easy to produce and provided many roles. All of my students were able to have lines. The modernization made it easier to costume."
Review by Donna Goetz, Mater Dei Catholic High School, Breese, Ill.
"This script was very true to the original movie. I loved that I was able to give out 30+ speaking roles so that more students had a moment in the spotlight. Also easy to rehearse since the scenes are small and can be done in a limited space."
Review by Kathleen Carmona, Lake Park High School, Roselle, Ill.

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"I used two satellite stages to make for quick scene changes."
Tip by Donna Goetz, Mater Dei Catholic High School, Breese, Ill.

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
The Central New York Playhouse Syracuse New York 12/7/2018 12/22/2018
St. Croix Festival Theatre St. Croix Falls Wisconsin 11/24/2018 12/23/2018
Magenta Theater Vancouver Washington 12/6/2019 12/21/2019
Lebanon Community Theatre Inc. Lebanon Pennsylvania 12/5/2019 12/15/2019
The Bradley Playhouse PUTNAM Connecticut 12/6/2019 12/22/2019
North Platte Community Playhouse North Platte Nebraska 4/26/2019 5/5/2019
Franklin High Franklin Massachusetts 12/18/2018 12/19/2018
The Reitz Theater DuBois Pennsylvania 12/6/2019 12/14/2019
Alden Christian Theatre Society Alden New York 11/30/2018 12/17/2018
Attic Productions, Inc. Fincastle Virginia 12/5/2019 12/14/2019
Fort Smith Little Theatre Fort Smith Arkansas 11/7/2019 11/16/2019
Theatre Bristol Bristol Tennessee 12/6/2019 12/22/2019
Chautauqua Auditorium Waxahachie Texas 12/13/2019 12/15/2019
Wigwam Theatre Pickerington Ohio 12/6/2019 12/15/2019