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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. A Dickens Carol DH3000

    A Dickens Carol

    By Ned Crowley.

    Product Code: DH3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 6 m., 5 to 6w., 2 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A Dickens Carol re-imagines the story of Scrooge from Dickens’ point of view. It’s 1842 Victorian London, and Dickens has become embittered towards life. In a way, he has become a bit of a Scrooge, a character he has yet to even create! But on a cold Christmas Eve, his fortunes take a turn when a train crash sends Dickens into the icy Kent river. There, he is visited by three spirits who lead him on a journey that transforms his life and inspires him to write his most celebrated work ever. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Scrooge and the Ghostly Spirits Cover S2X000

    Scrooge and the Ghostly Spirits

    Book, music and lyrics by Douglas Post. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: S2X000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 10 to 25m., 8 to 25w.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    It is Christmas Eve and everyone in London is finding merriment in the season except for the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge. This musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale strips the story down to its essence while adding 17 songs that speak to the heart and to the holidays. It follows the transformation of a man of business into a person who truly understands that mankind is his one and only business. Learn More
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  3. A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    By Philip Grecian. Based upon his play and the novel by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: CQ4000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6 to 18m., 5 to 11w.

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    • 60 min.
    The original Dickens story is all here in this familiar tale told as a radio drama onstage, complete with sound effects and music cues, minimal costuming and a simple set. The storyteller begins, transforming into the mean and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge as he speaks. Throughout, the storyteller remains in the Scrooge characterization as the other actors narrate in their natural voices while assuming new voices and dialects, becoming every character in the tale. Learn More
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  4. A Christmas Story, The Musical

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd. Produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

    Product Code: CD2000

    • Comedy
    • Community | Professional
    • 15m., 10w. May expand to 20+m., 15+w.
    • 120 min.
    Set in the 1940s, this musical based on the holiday movie classic, follows 9-year-old Ralphie and his quest for the perfect Christmas gift—an Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Rebuffed at every turn with a similar echoing response, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $125/perf

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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. A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    Book by Barry Kornhauser. Music and lyrics by Ron Barnett.

    Product Code: CP1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 8m., 9w., 14 children with doubling.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 135 min.
    There is no need to recount the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemptive discovery of the true Christmas spirit. It is as familiar to us as Santa Claus himself. This musical adaptation is intended as a means of chasing away the "humbugs" and saying, as only theatre can, "God bless us, everyone!" 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.)

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    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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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.

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

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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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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