Item description for Bethlehem's Big Night: A Full-Length Musical Christmas Play with Additional Yuletide Sketches (Lillenas Publications) by Martha Bolton...
Overview Bethlehem's Big Night is a humorous full-length musical Christmas play by noted humorist Martha Bolton. In this rendition of the nativity story she introduces some genuine characters like the two innkeepers' wives who vie for customers with their "vacancy" and "no vacancy" signs. Music by Bill Wolaver matches Martha's lyrics to a tee. The tee can stand for "Townspeople" who make up a chorus and have speaking lines.
Cast: 8 male, 7 female, extrasPerformance Time: 45 minutesSet Requirements: One skyline setSuggested Use: A Christmas musical for church services, dinner theatre, or entertainment for any kind of seasonal event.
Publishers Description (Lillenas Publications). Most nativity plays or musicals are rather straightforward and humorless not so with this tender and humorous full-length Christmas Nativity script. Noted humorist Martha Bolton takes the age-old Christmas story and introduces some genuine characters like the two innkeepers' wives who vie for customers with their "vacancy" and "no vacancy" signs. Music by Bill Wolaver matches Martha's lyrics to a tee. The tee can stand for "townspeople" who make up a chorus and have speaking lines. Also includes five holiday-Christmas sketches: "The Scrooge Patrol," "The Sweatshop," "Tree Top," "Shopper Stopper," and "I Did It All Myself." This 45-minute presentation makes a great choice for church services, dinner theatre, or entertainment for any kind of seasonal event. Song contents: Bethlehem's Big Night * No One Special * No One Special (reprise) * You're Welcome Here * Right Here in Bethlehem * When You Make Room for Him * Jesus, Welcome to Your World * Finale (including "O Come All Ye Faithful" and a reprise of "Bethlehem's Big Night")
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Studio: Lillenas Drama
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.01" Width: 6.88" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1995
Publisher Lillenas Drama
ISBN 0834193523 ISBN13 9780834193529 UPC 884088232368
Availability 0 units.
More About Martha Bolton
Martha Bolton is the author of 88 books and was a staff writer for Bob Hope for fifteen years. She has received nominations for an Emmy Award, Dove Award, WGA Award, and is the winner of four Angel Awards. She is also the scriptwriter for five hit musicals, including Josiah for President, based on her novel of the same name, and The Home Game, based on this book.
Martha Bolton currently resides in Brentwood, in the state of Tennessee. Martha Bolton was born in 1951.
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