Christmas Play Scripts for School, Church and Community
Scripts for Christmas Plays & Musicals. This selection of Christmas, Nativity Plays for schools, school shows, churches looking for high-quality Christmas plays for kids and adults. These original scripts for Christmas dramas for youth groups and adult audiences bring alive every aspect of the Birth of Jesus and the whole Nativity story. With flexible casting for smaller or large casts for ages from 4 years to adult, memorable songs and easy-to-use scripts for celebrating togetherness.
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- 20 - 60 minutes
- Variable Casting--roles for actors from 4 to 100
Lamb’s Tales: Four Simple Nativity Plays for the Littlest Lambs and Six Christmas Pageants for the Flock
Skits and pageants for church Christian holiday. Short plays to be performed by children as young as 4 and adults will allow everyone in a religious community to star in their church’s Christmas celebration.Read More
- 90 Minutes
- 8 Male, 3 Female, 11 Min, 19 Max
Give Scrooge a break this holiday! THE CHIMES is a full-length comedy and large-cast adaptation of another Dickens’ classic Christmas/New Years tale. Toby Veck, an impoverished London porter wants to bless his daughter’s marriage by New Year’s Day. Alas, he doesn’t have even a shilling in his pocket. Surely, the wealthy families he carries packages for will find enough work for him to do before the New Year comes and he must break a promise made on his late wife’s deathbed.
This Dickens’ comedy is a great Christmas change-of-pace for schools, communities, and regional theaters.Read More
- 90 Minutes
- 14 Males, 7 Females, Min/Max 21 (Doubling Possible)
A full-length comedy adaptation true to Charles Dickens’ classic novel, Oliver Twist. Funny, entertaining and touching, with variable cast, this play can be performed anywhere from the classroom to the professional stage. A delightful entertainment for children and adults alike, this comedy brings all the elements of the original characters to the stage or classroom. In addition to the standout Oliver role, the boys in the school provide a mischievous chorus of voices to the stage.
- 30 minutes
- 3 Males, 3 Females, Min/Max 6
Happy Occasions is a one-act family comedy by Michael J. Hotchkiss. This short comedy tells an all-too-familiar story. How do family members come to take each other for granted? Set during the Christmas season, Neil and Gerri could be any of us in our young older years!Read More
- 40 Minutes
- 1 Male. 4 Females
A one-act play adapted from James Joyce’s “Dubliners” by David Klein. During an annual Christmas celebration, Gabriel Conroy must cope with his doddering aunts, discover the true nature of his relationship with his wife. Gretta and confront his own academic pedantry. Somewhat condescending toward the provincialism of his friends, family, and even his own wife, he retires for the night only to discover that she has lived–and lives–a fuller, more vibrant existence than he could have previously imagined.
- 110 Minutes
- 4 Males, 2 Females, Max/Min 6
A zany full-length farce is a perfect change from traditional Christmas plays for schools, churches, and community theater. The film crew for ABC (Angel Broadcasting Company) is producing a special to celebrate the Nativity.
Small cast, great for schools, youth drama groups, community theaters, and churches. Downloadable, printable PDF available.Read More
As We See Him
- 60 Minutes
A musical celebration of the Nativity by Doris Gwaltney. This Christmas Cantata celebrates the different faces of Jesus and the diversity and tolerance that he espoused. Consisting of original poetry, Biblical quotes, and traditional carols, it brings the birth of Jesus alive for modern choirs and utilizes a Chancel Choir, a Children’s Choir, and readers.Read More
A Colonial Christmas
- 110 Minutes
- 9 Males, 4 Females, Max Cast 20+, Min Cast 16
A full-length holiday comedy by Gillette Elvgren with a large cast and possible doubling.Read More
In A Colonial Christmas, the Hartley family has decided to downsize the holidays which seem to have lost their significance. However. an old barrel organ is a portal to Christmas in Revolutionary days for a renewal of faith and the Christmas spirit. Great for community theaters and church audiences.