The Bethlehem Project features the traditional Christmas story but with a fresh twist that provides both fun and life relevance for kids. The Bethlehem Kids and the Shepherd Kids don't get along until they find the Savior. The musical begins with lots of humor and colorful characters but moves to a pointed message of love, salvation, and reconciliation. It includes a wide variety of fun styles: contemporary, country, '50s rock and roll, rap, calypso, and more. "There are fresh treatments of traditional carols along with new songs." Length is 40 minutes. This is a Director's Edition book.
Barny Robertson was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. His college education was done at Sacramento State University and U.C.L.A. Barny has worked as a keyboardist for numerous artists, including Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter. He has produced and arranged over 50 albums in the contemporary Christian music field, inluding 17 albums in the ’Kids Praise’ series featuring Psalty. In 1992, he was awarded a Grammy for the children’s album ’A Cappella Kids.’ He has also been nominated for five different Dove awards over the years.Barny, along with his wife, Carter, have arranged several musicals for Lillenas and other publishers. They live in Franklin, Tennessee, with their three daughters. Barny continues to work as a session player, producer and writer.
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