Shepherd Boy & Christmas Present - Two Short Children's Christmas Plays


Terry Rogers

Published by SchoolPlay Productions

Large Mixed Cast
Shepherd Boy

A new musical version of the Nativity as seen through the eyes of a young boy who leaves his flock and bullying shepherds to guide the Wise Men to King Herod

He is the first to listen to the Angels and the first to see the baby Jesus

Cast : 9 (8m, 1f) + sheep + choir (optional)

Suggested Age Range : 7-11

. Runs about 25 minutes

Music : 7 original songs in the pop idiom

Set : A hillside and a stable in Bethlehem

Christmas Present

Late on Christmas Eve, three children prepare for the exciting day ahead. A trip downstairs reveals that they will not receive many presents

Suddenly confronted by three intruders, they are kidnapped and taken back in time to the court of King Herod ...

Cast : 10 (all variable m/f) + choir + shepherds (optional)

Suggested Age Range : 9-13

Runs about 30 mins

Music : 6 original songs in the pop idiom

Set : Various locations but no scenery is essential. Beds, a Christmas tree and presents are required

The Piano Score, a Rehearsal Cassette and a Performance Cassette (full orchestrated backing track) are available separately by clicking here

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