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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 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
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    A Christmas Story

    By Philip Grecian. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.

    Product Code: CA9000

    • Comedy
    • High School | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 4w. (Expandable.)
    • 120 min.
    Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" Learn More
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    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

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 2w., 1 girl, 14 either gender, many extras, including children.
    • 100 min.
    In this heartwarming tale, an old man named Kris Kringle gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. After referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for, he ends up in a court competency hearing. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing a special little girl and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy. Learn More
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    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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  5. 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.

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    • 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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    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.

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    • 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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    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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  8. The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular

    The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular

    By Bo Wilson.

    Product Code: CR4000

    • Comedy
    • Community
    • 5w.

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    • 90 min.
    The Charitable Sisterhood is back, and they're getting ready for Second Trinity's annual Christmas show, but they're having trouble staying focused because someone has stolen the baby Jesus figure from his place in the nativity scene. Will the show go on, and what kind of show will it be? The fun doesn't let up until the hilarious revelation at the show's climax, which leaves the audience and the sisterhood filled with the very best spirit of the Christmas season. Learn More
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  9. It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    By Philip Grecian. Based on the film by Frank Capra.

    Product Code: IF1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7 to 17m., 4 to 8w., 2 to 4 boys, 2 to 4 girls.

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    • 115 min.
    In this adaptation of the classic film, George Bailey stands on a bridge contemplating suicide on Christmas Eve. A guardian angel intervenes and helps him realize how many lives he has touched, how many people he has helped—and that he has been a success, after all. Learn More
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  10. A Gift to Remember

    A Gift to Remember

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book Can This Be Christmas? by Debbie Macomber.

    Product Code: GD2000

    • Drama
    • High School | Community
    • 6m., 8 to 11w., extras if desired.
    • 90 min.
    On Christmas Eve, during a snowstorm, a group of strangers are trying to reach their destinations in time for the holidays. When engine trouble on their train forces them to disembark and take shelter at a small depot, the former strangers begin to bond as they realize the memory of this night will be a gift to remember. Learn More
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