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From classic and best-selling family favorites to new and heartwarming seasonal comedies, our Christmas plays and musicals are brimming with holiday spirit.
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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 | Community
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).

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    • 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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    Silent Night

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: S4B000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3m., 4w.

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    • 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. Little Scrooge

    Little Scrooge

    By Patricia Barry Rumble. Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Product Code: LL4000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 7w.

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    • 45 min.
    In this extremely creative, kid-friendly adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, The Ghost of Christmas Past (a surfer dude), the Ghost of Christmas Present (a beautiful spirit with an attitude) and the Ghost of Christmas Future (an eerie figure in white) help young Eben Scrooge to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Learn More
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  4. The 12 Days of Christmas

    The 12 Days of Christmas

    By Renee Calarco. Adapted from the traditional Christmas song.

    Product Code: TU5000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 6m., 3 to 7w., 1 to 8 either gender.

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    • 55 min.
    Shirley the Partridge is responsible for organizing the official singing of "The Twelve Days of Christmas", but there are some bumps in the road as she sets off on a quest to find the song participants. With fresh dialogue and vivid characters, this story is a playful, modern interpretation of the classic Christmas song. Learn More
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  5. Junior Claus

    Junior Claus

    Book and lyrics by Christopher Dimond. Music by Michael Kooman.

    Product Code: J68000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., doubling possible, extras as desired.
    • 85 min.
    A teenage inventor, the only son of Santa Claus, is reluctant to take over the family business. Junior puts more faith in his technological inventions than in good old-fashioned Christmas magic, much to the chagrin of his father. But, when a sudden drop in Christmas spirit renders Santa incapable of making the great ride, Junior must take the reins and learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day. Learn More
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  6. A Christmas Carol: The Traditional Story With Modern Music

    A Christmas Carol: The Traditional Story With Modern Music

    Book by Erica Lipez. Music and lyrics by Matt Corriel.

    Product Code: CN3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 10 to 20m., 8 to 13w., extras as needed.
    • 105 min.
    With a beautiful new score, the characters come to life as never before, from a larger-than-life Ghost of Marley to a heartbreaking Tiny Tim. Laugh along with Scrooge's comical and bitter domestic servants and revel in Belle's poignant love song. Join Scrooge and his three spirit guides on a favorite holiday journey, and send the audience home singing! Learn More
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  7. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

    'Twas the Night Before Christmas

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the poem by Clement C. Moore.

    Product Code: TS7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 6m., 16w., 4 either gender. May be expanded to up to 16m., 20w., 15 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    The newspaper needs a holiday feature story, but writer Clement Moore has writer's block. In his frustration, the sounds of bells and visions of Sugar Plum Fairies all conspire to help Clement, as the events from the classic poem come to life. Learn More
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  8. The Christmas Bus

    The Christmas Bus

    Book, music and lyrics by Robert Inman.

    Product Code: CE3000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 5w., 8 children. (Children's cast can be expanded with nonspeaking parts.)
    • 90 min.
    Mrs. Frump and the kids from her orphanage go on an adventuresome bus ride culminating in a Christmas even more special than Frump could have ever imagined. Learn More
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  9. The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: MF6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.

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    • 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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  10. The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: D96000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 1m. or 1w., 3 girls, 1 girl or boy.

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    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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