Christmas in July by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt - Theatrefolk

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Christmas in July: Two Holiday One Act Plays

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Christmas in July

by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt

The calendar days are all in a tizzy. The New Year better fix this mess and fix it quick.

 About 20 minutes

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


 20
20 Any Gender


Simple Set

Comedy Student Directors Young Audiences

Average Producer Rating:

A new year has begun. Last Year has handed off the calendar to the New Year and is ready to hit the beach. The New Year is nervous but ready for the challenge. But something goes terribly wrong.

Summer starts in November, Easter's in February and Christmas is in July! The calendar days are all in a tizzy. The New Year better fix this mess and fix it quick before Father Time gets involved.

This play is part of Christmas in July: Two Holiday One Act Plays, a collection of 2 plays
20 Characters
20 Any Gender

Heralds A, B, C
A [A] 2 lines
B [A] 2 lines
C [A] 2 lines
New Year [A] 91 lines
The rookie. Has a big year ahead of them.
Last Year [A] 5 lines
Off the job, and on vacation.
Farrel [A] 39 lines
New Year’s best friend. A bit too curious for their own good.

Chancellors A, B, C:
A [A] 8 lines
B [A] 5 lines
C [A] 5 lines
Santa [A] 10 lines
The old elf himself. Decidedly not merry with the relocation of Christmas.
Elf [A] 1 line
Pilgrim [A] 4 lines
Thanksgiving’s mascot. Says thanks but no thanks to the calendar switch-up.
Cupid [A] 4 lines
Cherubic archer who isn’t in love with this year’s big mix-up.
Bunny [A] 3 lines
Faced with the prospect of hiding easter eggs in February.

Seasons
Autumn [A] 1 line
Summer [A] 1 line
Spring [A] 1 line
Winter [A] 1 line
Father Time [A] 33 . lines
Father Time Himself. He’s seen a lot of mistakes in his time... which is all of time.
Frances [A] 7 lines
Secretary to Father Time. Has their hands full.

Prop List

The Calendar (This should be an accordion file stuffed with papers so that when New and Farrel fight over it, the papers can fly out. It should be decorative and festive.), New Year’s Contract (This should be a huge book. Something quite oversized. It could say “CONTRACT” on the front.)

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