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A charming interpretation of the classic story… BENEFITS DESCRIPTION (mention key benefits here – ease, comprehensive, no music knowledge, backdrops, SyncSong, etc.)An enchanting musical and one of our all-time best sellers. Now brought completely up to date with catchy tunes and a beguiling stortline. Ideal for Christmas
Dancing in Moonlight
Miracles Do Happen
Come Home Scampi
Voice of An Angel
A Time for Giving
A delightful Nativity play in which the major players converge on the Bethlehem stable, each carrying a flickering (LED) candle that contributes to illuminating the stable in a charming tableau.
Available separately as both a Junior and, with simplified songs and dialogue, Infant version. They are not interchangeable. This is the Infant version.
THE STORY: Eve, a novice shepherdess (or, renamed, a boy shepherd) is tasked with looking after three new born lambs on the mountainside above Bethlehem. The Angel Gabriel appears to and tells her that she must follow three lights in the valley to reach a stable, but, distracted, she has let the three lambs run away!
Gabriel helps her to find two lambs by giving her two flickering candles to attract them back, but the third, Scampi, has run off. Eve and her shepherd friends set off down the mountain, having seen the three lights moving in the valley.
Meanwhile Three Wise Men make their candle-lit way along the valley towards Bethlehem. The star they were following has disappeared - they do not know what to do.
They search for a sign to find the Lamb of God just as Scampi runs past them and dashes into a stable up ahead on the outskirts of Bethlehem. Enter the shepherds, having caught up with the Wise Men and Eve explains that she has seen an Angel but lost Scampi. The Magi reassure her that this is the sign they needed, all can be resolved quickly, and Scampi is close by.
Meanwhile in the stable, Mary and Joseph and the animals try to keep Jesus warm from the cold night air. The Three Wise Men enter, placing their candles around the stable, and provide gifts as the shepherds try to catch the errant lamb, Scampi. All ends happily when Eve, holding the recaptured lamb, offers Scampi to Jesus to keep him nice and warm, and the Three Magi recognise the true value of her gift of life to baby Jesus.
[LED candles can be bought on-line for around £10 for 6]
Acting: 15-20 mins
Total: 35-40 mins
Cast Numbers (min-max):
Total Cast: 15-27+
Speaking Parts: 10*
*& 5+ Narrators
The DOWNLOAD Includes all files:
Director and Actor Script Versions
Detailed Production/Staging Notes
Easy Piano Score (Grade 1-2)
Easy Guitar Chords
SyncSong synchronised teaching
system - no specialist software needed
Choice of Electronic Backdrops
Comprehensive Staging Rights (Copy/ Print/ Edit ALL documents)
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DETAILED INFORMATION PERFORMANCE LICENCE: Currently included free of charge: required if you intend any shows to be seen by anyone from outside your school (i.e. anyone other than teachers or pupils). Also covers videos/CD recordings and any school sales of the recordings. If applying ONLY for a Performance Licence (£10 if purchased separately) please email - see Contact details.
PRODUCTION NOTES: Casting, staging, prop and costume suggestions are given, with the emphasis on an easy-staging, but impactful production. SCENERY BACKDROPS: Scenery backdrops are provided as slides in Powerpoint, often with a choice of alternatives, to personalise productions. SYNCSONG: Modern In-School Music’s own synchronised words/music on-screen teaching facility - see Home Page/SyncSong for details.