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The Christmas Bus

The Christmas Bus

By Robert Inman.

Product Code: CD4000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 3m., 5w., 9 children (may expand the number of children, but all must fit in the bus!).

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

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This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World.

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$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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Synopsis

It's Christmas Eve, and Mrs. Frump, the director of the Peaceful Valley Orphanage, is planning what she believes will be the most special Christmas ever for her kids. She's borrowed an old bus and arranged for each child to spend Christmas with a family in the area. The only problem is, she hasn't told the Busybodies on the orphanage board of trustees, who believe Frump has gotten too old and soft to handle the rowdy kids at Peaceful Valley. With the help of teenage Thomas, the oldest of the orphans and her trusty right-hand man, Frump sets off to deliver the kids—pursued by the suspicious Sheriff Snodgrass and the Busybodies. Along the way, they pick up a passenger: a traveling troubadour who's been on the road trying his luck as a folksinger and is now returning home to his girlfriend (who may or may not be glad to see him). It's an adventuresome ride, culminating in a Christmas even more special than Frump could have ever imagined.

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code CD4000
  • Cast Size 17
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 65 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | Touring Group | Dinner Theatre
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781583423318
* 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

"Our production went well. Its cast ranged in age from six through adult. Actors were all amateurs, many not ever being on stage before. It was an excellent play for beginning directors, too. Our audiences found the message of Christmas emotional and worthwhile."
Review by Margaret Poste, Hanover Community Players, Hanover, Ontario, Canada

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
Sanford Women's Club Sanford Florida 12/8/2021 12/15/2021
Crowell High School Crowell Texas 12/13/2021 12/13/2021