The twenty-seven one-act plays and readings in this book are selected to provide a wide variety of material for Christmas programs. All of the plays are royalty free and are suitable for classroom or drama club presentations. It includes pageants, fantasies, comedies, dance, adaptations from classics, and Christmas readings and poems.
You'll find plays, readings, and monologs for all likes and all ages in this anthology, but they all center around one theme: dramatizing the true meaning of Christmas. The one-act plays included contain both traditional and contemporary settings, drama and humor, new offerings and old favorites. The plays are easily staged with a minimum of costumes and props. They may be presented as live readings, tape recordings or radio-style broadcasts through sound systems. Since no royalty payments are required for performances, this low-cost anthology is a money-saving program resource for anyone with the responsibility of Christmas programming. Enough material for many years of Christmas planning. Six sections: Elementary Grades, Middle Grades, Programs for Teens and Adults, Readers Theatre for Christmas Adaptations from Classics and Legends, Christmas Readings."