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Holiday Plays

From heartwarming comedies to classic adaptations, Stage Partners has a collections of holiday hits for schools and theatres.

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  • The Elf on a Shelf Must Die - a short Christmas play by Don Zolidis

    The Elf on a Shelf Must Die

    Written By: Don Zolidis
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-20 actors (suggested casting: 17 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    When Sammy and Mook's parents present them with Pip, an Elf of a Shelf, they are less than happy. This little snitch is going to be reporting all their activities to Santa, so their hopes to get an Xbox look doomed. And that's before Sammy accidentally murders Pip. What follows is a Tarantinoesque Christmas caper as the two kids race against the clock to bring their elf back to life before Santa...
  • Heart of Snow - Adam Szymkowicz

    Heart of Snow

    Written By: Adam Szymkowicz
    Length: 80-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-26 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 5M, 5 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    All around Lake Hayward, it’s snowing, so over the course of one extraordinary winter, the people in this New England small town turn to each other for warmth. They might find love, friendship, or even just advice on how to make a really good snow fort. But where will they be when spring comes? A series of surprising scenes converges into a playful, and ultimately uplifting dramedy.
  • The 24 Days Before Christmas - Stage Partners

    The 24 Days Before Christmas

    Adapted by Jason Pizzarello from the story by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 65-75 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-50 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 3M, 13 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    The Austin family has a cherished tradition of doing something special every day counting down to Christmas - from baking cookies to decorating the tree. This year is a stressful one for Vicky Austin as she's cast as the youngest angel in the Christmas Pageant. Plus the family is preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister. Will the baby wait until January? Will Vicky mess up her big role?...
  • Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly - Stage Partners

    Holly, Jolly, & Extra Folly

    Written By: Rachel Bublitz
    Length: 75-90 minutes, flexible (each play 10-15 minutes)
    Cast Size: 7-31 actors (suggested casting: 13F, 7M, 11 any)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A ragtag medley of holiday plays set to delight readers and audiences alike. Ranging from hilarious and rhyming to touching and sweet, with a ghost story thrown in to keep you on your feet! This collection includes the following short plays: Mom's Ham Who's Got Christmas Spirit??? Santa's Old Friend How Gretchen Stole Christmas Warm the Bones Reindeer Games Oy, Oy, Oy, Merry Christmas!...
  • The Surviving Christmas App - Stage Partners

    The Surviving Christmas App

    Written By: Werner Trieschmann
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-20 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 1M, 5 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Sisters Sam and Shelly’s blissful Christmas of violent video games and selfies is interrupted when their sentimental mother wants the family to watch the legendarily awful Christmas dog movie Santa Woofs! That’s when a mysterious Surviving Christmas App is uploaded on Shelly’s phone. Then, even though there is a blizzard, mysterious people keep showing up at the house with unfinished school...
  • The Semi-Amazing, Sort-of-Sensational, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular! - Stage Partners

    The Semi-Amazing, Sort-of-Sensational, Almost Unbelievable Christmas Spectacular!

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 15-48 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 3M, 14 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    What happens when a school tries to put on a Christmas Spectacular for the bargain price $11.50? You get a ton of elves, a spirit of Christmas, a visit from the little match girl, Jacob Marley and a partridge in a pear tree. It may be low on budget, but it's high on laughs as we watch the Christmas characters we know and love hilariously collide in this Christmas disaster for the ages.
  • A Christmas Carol - one-act version - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol (one-act version)

    Adapted by Jon Jory & Marcia Dixcy Jory from the novel by Charles Dickens
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-40 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a large, flex...
  • A Christmas Carol - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol

    Adapted by Jon Jory & Marcia Dixcy Jory from the novel by Charles Dickens
    Length: 80-90 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-50 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a l...
  • Hanukkah Harriet - Stage Partners

    Hanukkah Harriet

    Written By: Aaron Ricciardi
    Length: 60-75 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-35 actors (suggested casting: 8F, 8M)
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    It’s December. Shayna, the only Jewish kid in her class, would give anything to not have to celebrate Hanukkah and instead celebrate her favorite thing in the world: Christmas! But this all changes when she is visited by the spirit of a bubby from the Old Country, who takes her on a journey through Jewish history, large and small, and teaches her the value of tradition and of miracles, large and...
  • A Christmas Carol (short radio version) - Stage Partners

    A Christmas Carol (short radio version)

    Written By: Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 10-40 actors
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A hit seasonal favorite at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory and Marcia Dixcy Jory's spirited adaptation of the classic Christmas tale will surely make for a lively holiday season. Charles Dickens himself narrates Ebenezer Scrooge's magical night’s journey as he visits his past, present, and future before discovering life's true gifts. A lean and theatrical adaptation with a large, flex...
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