The Merrie Christmas Show

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Merrie Christmas Show

by Lindsay Price

A group of lively travelling players take you on a spirited adventure through Christmas past and present. Flexible casting, and audience participation.

 About 30 minutes

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


 6
3 M | 3 W, Easily Expandable


Simple Set


 23 pages

Comedy Holiday Student Directors Vignettes Young Audiences
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"Yule! Yule! Yule! Three puddings in a pool!"

A group of lively traveling players are at your service as they take you on a spirited adventure through Christmas past and present. They have searched the globe for Christmas stories and songs that will amaze, thrill, and delight children of all ages.

A great play for beginners, The Merrie Christmas Show can be performed with almost any sized cast. Lots of room for audience participation.


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