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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.

    No Livestream Rights Available

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.

$11.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

In stock


"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.


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code M96000
  • Cast Size 20
  • Min. Royalty Rate $110/perf
  • Cost $11.95
  • Approx. Run Time 100 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group High School | Community Theatre | Professional 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

"Performing Miracle on 34th Street was a great experience. The key to this adaptation is the amount of comedy that it brings to the classic Christmas tale; the familiarity of the story brought much of the audience, but the added comedy of this adaptation really makes this show come alive. "
Review by Robert Deirth, Scottsburg High School Drama Club, Scottsburg, Ind.
"Wonderful script- touching, funny, and inspiring. Fans of both film versions will enjoy this show! It is a heart-warming holiday production and a rousing courtroom drama all in one!"
Review by Rebecca Burns, Chariho High School, Wood River Junction, R.I.
"A delightfully warm-hearted and family-friendly show which was enjoyed by our audiences, young and old alike!"
Review by Alison Duncombe, ACTion Community Theatre, United Kingdom
"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

"The set required was minimal and allowed us to focus on the characters and the story. We even used the elves to change the set, and child carolers to sing while they did so and the audience loved it. The play itself is also very customizable with bits like "Elf Theater" where the talents of a particular cast can really shine."
Tip by Robert Deirth, Scottsburg High School Drama Club, Scottsburg, Ind.
"For those theatres intending to put on this show, I would recommend that the costumer start looking for costumes well in advance, especially if they are on a tight budget and/or do not have a costumer who wants to do a lot of sewing. Patterns for this time period are very expensive and the cost of fabric has skyrocketed in the past few years."
Tip by Frieda Jean Voeks, El Paso Playhouse, El Paso, Texas
"For our production we used a 3 section revolve, which allowed us to easily move between the various scenes. We also found that there were many props needed for the show, so this took extra effort."
Tip by Sean Anderson, Morpheus Theatre, Calgary, Alberta
"We built our set so Macy's toy department spun around to be the courtroom for Act 2. It worked really well! "
Tip by Rebecca Burns, Chariho High School, Wood River Junction, R.I.
"Great range of roles for an inclusive cast - flexible casting for youngsters and adults."
Tip by Alison Duncombe, ACTion Community Theatre, United Kingdom
"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
Pennsylvania Playhouse Bethlehem Pennsylvania 12/1/2023 12/17/2023
Farmers Branch Community Theatre, Inc. d/b/a The Firehouse Theatre Farmers Branch Texas 11/30/2023 12/17/2023
Purchase Players CPAC Mayfield Kentucky 12/1/2023 12/10/2023
Yorkshire Playhouse York Nebraska 12/5/2023 12/10/2023
Greater Cleburne Carnegie Players Cleburne Texas 12/1/2023 12/10/2023
Renaissance City Theatre Westerly Rhode Island 12/1/2023 12/17/2023
Argenta Community Theater North Little Rock Arkansas 12/6/2023 12/16/2023
ACTA Theatre Trussville Alabama 12/1/2023 12/10/2023
Lee Street theatre Salisbury North Carolina 12/1/2023 12/16/2023
Capitol Arts Center Bowling Green Kentucky 12/14/2023 12/17/2023
Fauquier Community Theatre Warrenton Virginia 12/1/2023 12/17/2023
Newnan Theatre Company Newnan Georgia 12/7/2023 12/17/2023
St, Norbert College - Webb Theatre De Pere Wisconsin 12/7/2023 12/17/2023
Avon Players Rochester Michigan 11/24/2023 12/9/2023
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Pleasant Hill Missouri 12/15/2023 12/16/2023
Amil Tellers of Dramatics Lima Encore Theatre Lima Ohio 12/8/2023 12/17/2023
Chief Theatre Chiefland Florida 12/8/2023 12/17/2023
Fergus Grand Theatre Fergus Ontario 12/8/2023 12/17/2023
Sullivan Theatre Baton Rouge Louisiana 12/8/2023 12/17/2023
Franklin Park Arts Center Purcellville Virginia 11/24/2023 12/3/2023
Blissfield High School Blissfield Michigan 11/3/2023 11/4/2023
Mouse River Players Minot North Dakota 11/17/2023 11/26/2023
Theatre Atchison Inc. Atchison Kansas 12/1/2023 12/10/2023
Old Opera House Theatre Company, Inc. Charles Town West Virginia 12/1/2023 12/10/2023
Portland Christian High School Portland Oregon 11/17/2023 11/19/2023
St. Laurence High School Burbank Illinois 12/1/2023 12/3/2023
Red Brick Arts Centre Edson Alberta 11/29/2023 12/2/2023
Acting Naturally Inc Langhorne Pennsylvania 12/8/2023 12/17/2023
The Wimberley Players Wimberley Texas 11/14/2024 12/8/2024
Maine-Endwell Senior High School Endwell New York 11/17/2023 11/19/2023
Chapel Theatre Milwaukie Oregon 12/8/2023 12/10/2023
Lakeland High School White Lake Michigan 12/1/2023 12/3/2023
Open Arms Theatre MInistry Independence Missouri 12/14/2023 12/17/2023
The Bradley Playhouse Putnam Connecticut 12/5/2024 12/22/2024
Wadsworth High School Wadsworth Ohio 12/7/2023 12/9/2023
The Arctic Playhouse West Warwick Rhode Island 11/30/2023 12/17/2023
Vandebilt Catholic High School Houma Louisiana 12/1/2023 12/3/2023
Waukegan Park District Waukegan Illinois 12/15/2023 12/17/2023
Palestine Community Theater Palestine Texas 12/15/2023 12/17/2023
Lee Auditorium Thomaston Georgia 12/8/2023 12/10/2023
The Old School on Main Demopolis Alabama 11/17/2023 11/20/2023
Red Carpet Community Theatre Elk City Oklahoma 11/10/2023 11/19/2023
Fairbanks Drama Association and Children's Theatre Fairbanks Alaska 12/1/2023 12/17/2023
Black Rose Theatre Company Brandon Mississippi 11/30/2023 12/10/2023


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