. Lighter dramas and musicals with pertinent biblical messages
. which highlight the Christmas season.
. ANIMALS AT THE CHRISTMAS SCENE - (comedy)
. - (easy) 25 pages = 30 minutes
. - 14 actors, option to add extras
. - STORY: the animals at the manger scene
. are curious about the baby that is
. living in their barn and learn that
. the humble donkey helped carry
. this miracle into their lives.
. CHRISTMAS GATHERING - (drama/musical)
. - (medium) 41 pages = 90 minutes
. - 14 actors, + carolers (although
. more serious, it is like the sitcom:
. "Everyone Loves Raymond")
. - STORY: a family gathering at Christmas
. brings out more quirks and issues
. than the dysfunctional family expected.
. GIFTS FROM THE TOYMAKER - (comedy/musical)
. - (medium) 35 pages = 75 minutes
. - 18 actors
. (like the movie: "Toy Story")
. - STORY: a puppet entices the other
. toys to act selfishly, until seeing
. that things were better when they did
. what the toymaker designed them to do.
. A SCROOGE FACES CHRISTMAS - (drama/musical)
. - (medium) 34 pages = 60 minutes
. - 7 actors, 10 bit players, + carolers
. (like "A Christmas Carol")
. - STORY: a man values money over family
. until he sees his life in a past, present
. and future sense, after hitting his head
. on something he should've fixed ages ago.
. THE ULTIMATE GIFT - (drama/musical option)
. - (medium) 45 pages = 80 minutes
. - 4 actors, 10 bit players, + extras
. (is like movie: "Pride and Prejudice")
. - STORY: 1700s. Earning gentry status,
. Marcus Stealthbury now faces societal
. obstacles to protect his family.
. (can be sequel to "The Final Humility")
. WHERE CHRISTMAS IS CREATED - (drama/musical)
. - (medium-difficult) 30 pages = 75 minutes
. - 8 actors, + bit players and extras
. (is: "Willy Wonka..."-ish)
. - STORY: kids experience a factory tour
. and competition, where glitches
. within the automatic conveyor system
. help change their hearts and lives.
. NOTE WHEN CREATING ANY MUSICALS:
. When searching for music, decide if you are going to use
. live accompaniment or performance tracks. Then search
. online by typing in a song title followed either by
. “performance track”, the word “karaoke”, or sheet music.
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