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All Through the Houze1. All Through the Houze by Patrick Bell, Nelah Smith Gabler, Regan Shepherd
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 7 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
HOLIDAY. It’s Christmas Eve and the Houze kids think they are too old for Christmas and don’t want to watch Christmas specials, sip hot cocoa, or read Dad’s favorite Christmas poem, “’Twas the Night ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Babes in Toyland2. Babes in Toyland by John Donald O'Shea
Cast: 13 M, 11 F, 14 flexible, chorus, extras (With doubling: 12 M, 11 F, 4 flexible, extras)
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 77 pgs.
HOLIDAY MUSICAL. This adaptation of the classic 1903 holiday musical by Glen MacDonough will charm audiences of all ages with its music by Victor Herbert and its 14 fabulous songs including “Toyland”... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Boo Ha Ha3. Boo Ha Ha by Linda Aronoff and Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 6 F, 9 flexible, opt. extras (Flexible cast. Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes, 19 pgs.
SKIT COLLECTION/COMEDY: There’s a trio of stand-up skeleton comedians, a band of pirates, the ghost of Elvis, a mad scientist, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and a host of other wacky charact... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Christmas Carol, A4. Christmas Carol, A by Doug Goheen
Cast: 13 M, 15 F, 7 flexible, 3 boys, opt. extras (With doubling 10 M, 9 F, 1 boy)
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 47 pgs.
CHRISTMAS DRAMA WITH SONG. This adaptation of the classic tale by Charles Dickens (1843) includes all the most memorable scenes while offering an easy-to-produce streamlined version suitable for novi... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Cricket on the Hearth, The5. Cricket on the Hearth, The by Doug Goheen
Cast: 4 M, 5 F
Time: Approximately 40-60 minutes, 44 pgs.
HOLIDAY. Adapted from the story by Charles Dickens (1845). A poor toymaker, Caleb Plummer, lives with his blind daughter in a tiny dilapidated home that is owned by his employer and landlord, the mi... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Crink's Christmas6. Crink's Christmas by David Braden
Cast: 2 M, 5 F, 7 flexible, extras
Time: Approximately 20-25 minutes, 20 pgs.
CHILDREN'S COMEDY. It’s just three days until Christmas, and all Crink Holly wants is to spend time with her parents, Elga and Blerg. But the Christmas season is always the busiest time of the year.... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Elves and the Bootee Maker, The7. Elves and the Bootee Maker, The by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 2 M, 7 F, 7 flexible (With doubling: 2 M, 5 F, 7 flexible)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 68 pgs.
COMEDY. Inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairytale, “The Elves and the Shoemaker.” Granny and Pappy are down to their last $10. No, wait. They already spent that. They’re totally broke! But when s... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Father Christmas and the Hubbard Family8. Father Christmas and the Hubbard Family by Heather Lynn
Cast: 8 M, 8 F, 11 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 4 M, 5 F, 9 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 34 pgs.
HOLIDAY WITH MUSIC. Adapted from the play Make Believe by A. A. Milne. Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard, a poor, childless couple, have only their nine imaginary children to keep them company. Each year, the H... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Gift of the Magi, The9. Gift of the Magi, The by Tracy Wells
Cast: 3 M, 7 F, 4 flexible (With doubing: 2 M, 4 F, 3 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 32 pgs.
HOLIDAY CLASSIC. It’s Christmas Eve and newlyweds Jim and Della have no money to buy each other a Christmas present. Della decides to sell her long, lustrous hair so that she can purchase a gold cha... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Ha, Ha, Halloween10. Ha, Ha, Halloween by Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 6 M, 4 F, 21 flexible (Flexible cast. Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes, 32 pgs
HALLOWEEN SKIT COLLECTION: Why are pirates so funny? They just arrgh! In this hilarious Halloween show, the audience gets to help Captain Cackle choose which pirate has the best (and worst!) joke, ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The  (45-60 mins)11. Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The (45-60 mins) by Tracy Wells
Cast: 8 M, 8 F, 18 flexible (With doubling: 6 M, 8 F, 16 flexible)
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 54 pgs.
HOLIDAY CLASSIC. Adapted from the book by L. Frank Baum. As a baby, Santa Claus is found orphaned in the Forest of Burzee and is adopted by a wood nymph. When Santa becomes an adult, he goes to liv... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The  (75-90 mins)12. Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The (75-90 mins) by Tracy Wells
Cast: 9 M, 9 F, 23 flexible (With doubling: 7 M, 9 F, 16 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 79 pgs.
CLASSIC. Adapted from the book by L. Frank Baum. As a baby, Santa Claus is found orphaned in the Forest of Burzee and is adopted by a wood nymph. When Santa becomes an adult, he goes to live in the... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Louisa May Alcott's Little Women13. Louisa May Alcott's Little Women by Doug Goheen
Cast: 5 M, 7 F
Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 96 pgs.
DRAMA. This adaptation remains true to the original novel and contains all the major events that made Little Women (1868) an American classic for both children and adults. The play opens on Christma... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Magic Snowman, The14. Magic Snowman, The by Stephen Murray
Cast: 9 flexible (With doubling: 4 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 28 pgs.
INTERACTIVE MUSICAL. A mysterious stranger arrives at a village where everyone is grumpy, gloomy, and just plain glum. The stranger’s arrival marks one of the most magical days of the year—winter’s ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Merry Christmas, Mama15. Merry Christmas, Mama by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 2 M, 4 F
Time: Approximately 20 minutes, 15 pgs.
CHRISTMAS. An 1890s Swedish family takes great pains to keep the spirit of Christmas alive even though they are still grieving from the loss of the family’s matriarch, Mama. Adapted from the short s... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Mid-Fall Night's Dream, A16. Mid-Fall Night's Dream, A by Clint Snyder
Cast: 2 M, 9 F, 6 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 1 M, 8 F, 6 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 27 pgs.
HALLOWEEN FARCE. In this wacky, over-the-top version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Berkley is celebrating her first Halloween and is visited by outlandish trick-or-treaters including a ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Mrs. Claus17. Mrs. Claus by Clint Snyder
Cast: 3 M, 2 F, 18 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 1 F, 14 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 23 pgs.
HOLIDAY FARCE. After years of putting up with unruly children, deadbeat elves, and pompous reindeer, Mrs. Claus is ready to put a halt to Christmas and show everyone who is really in charge at the No... READ MORE | BUY NOW
New Socks for the Barefoot Family18. New Socks for the Barefoot Family by Linda Kelly and Darby Wills Chism
Cast: 1 M, 3 F, 15 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 29 pgs.
CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY. Based on a true story, this heart-warming play brings forth the true meaning of the holiday season. It’s a new school year at Monkey Shines Elementary School, and Mrs. Kelly’s st... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Night Before, The19. Night Before, The by Mark Dietrich Wyss
Cast: 2 M, 1 F
Time: Approximately 20 minutes, 18 pgs
HOLIDAY FARCE. It’s the night before Christmas and all through the house, there’s a creature stirring, but it isn’t a mouse! Sound asleep, Remy and Vida awaken when they hear a loud crash. As Remy ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Ralph and Cleo's Crazy Christmas20. Ralph and Cleo's Crazy Christmas by Pat Morgan
Cast: 3 M, 2 F, 1 flexible, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 45-60 minutes, 44 pgs.
HOLIDAY. Abandoned by her family, Cleo the cat, hungry and cold, meets a beagle named Ralph who invites her in for a bit of food and a warm catnap. Even though Ralph is a self-professed cat hater, h... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Redneck Christmas Carol, A21. Redneck Christmas Carol, A by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 6 M, 15 F, 7 flexible, soloist and/or choir, extras (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 88 pgs
HOLIDAY COMEDY WITH MUSIC. This is one Dickens of a tale! This modern-day redneck Scrooge lives in a single-wide trailer where he counts his money from his bizness running some stalls in a Florida f... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Rednecks Un-do Christmas, The22. Rednecks Un-do Christmas, The by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 5 M, 5 F, 7 flexible
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 85 pgs.
HOLIDAY. Celebrate the holidays with the Bubbas, a lovable redneck family, as they head even further south for another hilarious adventure! Fleeing West Virginny’s winter weather, the Bubbas have se... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Roman Holiday, A23. Roman Holiday, A by Matt Thompson EDITORíS PICK
Cast: 6 M, 4 F
Time: Approximately 90-120 minutes, 71 pgs.
HOLIDAY/ROMANTIC COMEDY. It’s a Christmas of mischief, mayhem, and meatballs in this hilarious romantic comedy. When Stacey arrives in Rome to rendezvous with her boyfriend, Michael, she unexpectedl... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Santa and the Naughty Ninjas24. Santa and the Naughty Ninjas by Kamron Klitgaard
Cast: 4 M, 6 F, 22 flexible (Doubling possible.)
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 55 pgs.
INTERACTIVE HOLIDAY COMEDY. The leader of a band of naughty ninjas is determined to seek revenge against Santa for having received a lump of coal for Christmas instead of a Red Radio Flyer Wagon (and... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Santa Claustrophobia25. Santa Claustrophobia by Dwayne Yancey
Cast: 2 M, 6 F, 3 flexible, extras
Time: Approximately 35-40 minutes, 32 pgs.
CHRISTMAS COMEDY. A grumpy substitute teacher moonlighting as a shopping mall Santa Claus gets trapped in a mall elevator with an overly cheerful Elf, a Christmas shoplifter, a cell-phone addicted ca... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Santa Lives!  Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus26. Santa Lives! Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 4 M, 9 F, 10 flexible, opt. extras (With doubling: 3 M, 8 F, 8 flexible)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 90 pgs.
CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY. Inspired by the 1897 editorial “Is There a Santa Claus?” audiences will love this modern, heart-warming comedy. While holding auditions for “Little Red Riding Hood Saves Santa Cl... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Santa's Shoes27. Santa's Shoes by Ed Vela
Cast: 1 M, 2 F, 12 flexible
Time: Approximately 60-75 minutes, 62 pgs.
CHRISTMAS COMEDY. When Santa forgets to put on his shoes before he sets out to deliver presents on Christmas Eve, his elves become very worried. You see, Santa’s shoes are magical and as long as he ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Smallest Camel, The28. Smallest Camel, The by Tim O'Brien
Cast: 4 M, 1 F, 17 flexible, opt. extras (Doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 60-90 minutes, 57 pgs.
CHRISTMAS MUSICAL. When three magi notice a star announcing the birth of a new king, they load up their camels and set out across the desert bearing gifts. Sammy, the smallest of the camels, yearns ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Spacenapped Santa29. Spacenapped Santa by Art Shulman EDITORíS PICK
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 3 flexible, optional extras
Time: Approximately 35-40 minutes, 31 pgs.
INTERACTIVE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS COMEDY. It’s Christmas Eve and on the planet of Plantania, an alien scientist, Gar, has unveiled his newest invention, a giant magnet. But a power-hungry alien, Fist... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Step Away, A30. Step Away, A by Ed Vela
Cast: 7 M, 4 F, 5 flexible (With doubling: 5 M, 4 F)
Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 74 pgs.
CHRISTMAS COMEDY. Art, a divorced father of three, and Rhonda, a widow with two sons, have eloped, purchased a new house, and are looking forward to moving in together and living like one big happy f... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Stuffed Animal, The31. Stuffed Animal, The by John Donald O'Shea
Cast: 1 M, 6 F, 3 flexible, opt. chorus, opt. extras
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 23 pgs.
CHRISTMAS PLAY WITH MUSIC. On Christmas Eve, Cindy asks Miss Grace to help her find her favorite ballerina doll, which was accidentally sold at a garage sale. Miss Grace is the perfect person to hel... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Time is the Season32. Time is the Season by Len Cuthbert
Cast: 1 M, 5 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 26 pgs.
HOLIDAY COMEDY. A successful businessman goes to the same restaurant and orders the same thing every day—a steak sandwich. But on this day, the man’s normal routine is upset by an appalling reality—... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Tree in the House, A33. Tree in the House, A by Kari Catton NEW!
Cast: 1 M, 12 flexible (With doubling: 1 M, 6 flexible)
Time: Approximately 30 mins, 34 pgs.
HOLIDAY. Looking for a warm, fuzzy holiday play? This collection of three short plays definitely fits the bill! In “A Tree in the House,” an older dog explains to a puppy why his owners have brough... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Trolls Who Stole the North Pole, The34. Trolls Who Stole the North Pole, The by Art Shulman
Cast: 3 M, 4 F, 3 flexible
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 31 pgs.
INTERACTIVE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS COMEDY. It’s just days until Christmas when two trolls divert a shipment of toy supplies destined for Santa’s toy factory at the North Pole to their troll toy factor... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Turkey Day35. Turkey Day by Jeff Folschinsky
Cast: 3 M, 3 F, 2 flexible
Time: Approximately 60 minutes, 54 pgs
HOLIDAY FARCE. It’s Thanksgiving, the birds are singing, and everything is perfect as Bruce and Buffy eagerly await the arrival of their relatives. But when the guests arrive, it doesn’t take long b... READ MORE | BUY NOW
'Twas the Night Before the Night Before Christmas36. 'Twas the Night Before the Night Before Christmas by R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 4 M, 5 F, 7 flexible (With doubling: 4 M, 4 F, 5 flexible)
Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 72 pgs.
COMEDY. Inspired by the poem by Clement Clarke Moore. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and there isn’t one present under the Perkadilly’s tree. Wait! It’s the night before the night before Christ... READ MORE | BUY NOW
Velveteen Rabbit, The37. Velveteen Rabbit, The by Albert T. Viola
Cast: 1 M, 3 F, 25 flexible, opt. extras (16 speaking roles, doubling possible)
Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 34 pgs.
CLASSIC HOLIDAY. This adaptation of Margery Williams’ story contains all the warmth and charm that made the original tale a classic. The Velveteen Rabbit is given to a Boy as a Christmas present but... READ MORE | BUY NOW

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