The Christmas Cracker & Who Is Welcome? - Two Christmas Plays


Jenifer Hillman

Published by SchoolPlay Productions

Large Mixed Cast
The Christmas Cracker

Mother writes a letter to Santa, asking him to help her children find the spirit of Christmas

Santa sends his Sprite, who travels in an enormous Christmas cracker, and who gives the children five crackers to pull

Each cracker contains a different scene showing people giving at Christmas, and the play ends in the stable where, surrounded by the traditional Nativity characters

Cast : 38 ( mostly variable m/f ) + shepherds, angels etc

Suggested Age Range : 5 to 8 - runs about 45 minutes

Music : Various Christmas songs throughout

Set : Home; Santa's workshop; in the sky; the soup kitchen; Bethlehem (One Christmas-style backdrop would suffice)

Who Is Welcome?

This is the story of a group of aliens who, whilst following the Christmas star, crash-land on Earth

Here they meet a variety of characters, pirates, animals, kings and shepherds all travelling to Bethlehem to see the new-born king. Worried that they are either too dirty, strange or wicked, they are relieved to find that all are welcome in the stable

Cast : 36 ( mostly variable m/f ) + shepherds, angels etc

Suggested Age Range : 5 to 8 - runs about 45 - 50 minutes

Music : Various Christmas songs throughout; a suggested list is provided

Set : In a spaceship; in the woods; the stable, or can be played with a backdrop of woods throughout

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