Same Room, Different Story by Claire Broome is truly the ideal high school play. Available in full-length and one-act versions, it’s perfect for a class project or drama club to take on and make it their own.

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

Recommended for High Schools, Middle Schools, and Elementary Schools

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from L. Frank Baum

Plots and schemes are being hatched to kidnap Santa! That means no toys for good little girls and boys. Adapted from the story by L. Frank Baum.

 About 45 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 13
3 M | 5 W | 5 Any Gender, plus Ensemble


Simple Set


 44 pages

Comedy Holiday Student Directors Young Audiences

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Perfect for a huge cast at all skill levels.

Christmas Eve approaches. Everything is ready to roll at the North Pole. But not everyone is happy for Santa and his "Ho ho ho!"

Plots and schemes are being hatched deep inside the mountain. Someone wants to kidnap Santa! That means no toys for good little girls and boys. But who would want such unhappiness at Christmas? And will their plan succeed?

Based on the story of the same name by L. Frank Baum, best-known for The Wizard of Oz.

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