the Night Before Christmas
Musical Play Script! Just for Kids!
Young Cast, Bremerton Community Theatre Jr., Bremerton, WA
the night before Christmas and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse...
Everyone knows this Christmas Holiday Classic by heart. But did you know the mouse's name was Izzy, shut out of his snug home on Christmas Eve?
"Fourth & fifth graders performed for the students, parents & community."
Bremerton Community Theatre WA - Lebanon Elementary School KY
Teachers, this is what you are looking for. A fun, easy School Play, perfect for kids and their families. Written for a large cast of children and students, Twas the Night Before Christmas is full of laughs, comedy, joyous songs and holiday family fun!
the Night Before Christmas Poem with a Twist
Whispering Palms School, Children's Christmas Play, Saipan (N. Mariana Islands) - Lebanon Elementary School KY
Be part of Izzy's great adventure to the North Pole where he meets Santa's Elves, Rosie the Reindeer and comes face to face with the Abominable Snowman. Izzy and Rosie save the day, helping Santa and his Reindeer deliver the goodies just in time for Christmas morning.
Celebration That Delighted All Ages!"
Whole Backstage Theatre, Guntersville AL - Pied Piper Players, Tupelo MS - Flagship Theatre, Dothan, AL
heart-warming tale of family love and playful friendship!"
Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus & the Abominable Snowman!
Bremerton Community Theatre Jr. WA - Lebanon Elementary School KY
"Parents and family members cheered as about 40 students of all ages sang, danced and acted in a musical production that took the well-known classic poem to the next level. It was a celebration that delighted all ages!"
2010 Production, Twas the Night, Victor Post, Victor, New York
"A delightful musical for young performers!"
Hamilton Elementary School, Hamilton, AL
Packed with laughs and audience participation, Twas the Night Before Christmas ends with a lump in your throat and everyone reciting Clement Moore's famous poem. A perfect centerpiece for your school's Christmas holiday event!
"The audience helps Izzy and Rosie save Christmas!"
Snowman & Mouse - Browning Pearce Elem, Palatka FL - Lebanon Elementary School KY
"We have just performed Twas the Night Before Christmas and everyone said it was our best show yet!"
Karen Dixon, Hunua Elementary School, Papakura NZ
for Kids to Learn, Perform and Enjoy
Hunua School, Papakura NZ - Flagship Theatre, Dothan AL
A Flexible Cast of 30-45 Students: (Doubling and extras possible.) Every role has a name and at least two spoken lines! Large roles are divided so that no one child is the "star".
The School Play Package gives you the freedom to adapt the script to your schools's needs. Add songs, roles, lines to make it work for your kids. Also, it is quite all right to make a video/DVD of your special performance!
said it was our best show yet!"
Lebanon Elementary School KY
Adapted for Young Performers: Speeches and vocabulary are appropriate for child performers ages 6 - 12. Simple dialogue, easy for kids to memorize.
Appropriate for a Large Diverse Group of children from all cultures, beliefs and backgrounds.
About 40 - 45 Minutes Long: Long enough to be a substantial project and short enough to accommodate your teaching schedule.
Easy Costumes and Scenery: Many suggestions on how to create or find what you need to make a great looking production without breaking your budget.
Reindeer, Christmas Toys, Abominable Snowman
Hamilton Elementary School, Hamilton, AL
"Our Christmas Play, "Twas the night before Christmas" was a success! It was so cute and fun. The day was everything I had envisioned... great show, cookies/hot chocolate, beautiful church, and snow! Thanks again!"
Maura T. Ridder, Mom's The Word, Denver, CO
Christmas Poem For Children
Hunua Elementary School, NZ Dickson Elem School, Dickson, TN
"Having the entire School Play Package all together was so helpful and made our new drama club's first performance so much easier. The kids are already asking what we are going to perform next year. I cant imagine using any other company."
Matt Limback, West Nodaway Elementary School, Burlington Junction, MO
More Great Comments...
"Thank you for such an entertaining, creative Christmas play!"
Hamilton Elementary School, Hamilton, AL - Lebanon Elementary School KY - Pahrump Arts Council NV
ArtReach's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' is a fun and poignant Holiday Musical for Kids and Families. Recommended for Grades 1 and Up. Teachers, this Christmas Musical Play is written just for you and your students. The famous poem is integrated throughout the action, and every child participates during rehearsal and performance. The story includes elves, reindeer and toys, and youll hear familiar Christmas tunes with unfamiliar lyrics. Familiar Songs & Music: Easy songs set to familiar Christmas carol tunes. CD has background music to sing-a-long as well as background sound effects for a professional touch. ArtReach's School Play, Twas the night Before Christmas is written in simple terms with lots of practical suggestions. No professional experience is required! Funny witty lyrics are set to easy, familiar Christmas Carol tunes, taking the emphasis off memorizing unknown songs and putting it on imagination and creative performance.
Santa, Reindeer, Christmas Mice
Hunua Elementary School, Papakura NZ
"I love that all the kids can be involved, and the audience as well. Thank you for such an entertaining, creative Christmas play at such an affordable price!"
Maura Ridder, Castle Rock Players, Castle Rock, CO
"In 'Twas the Night before Christmas' the audience joins in to help conquer the Abominable Snowman, play reindeer games, dance, sing, giggle and yell to help Izzy and Rosie save Christmas!"
Lancaster Opera House, Buffalo, NY
"Twas the Night before Christmas is a delightful musical designed to give young performers an opportunity to learn the art of theater while gaining poise, confidence, friendships, a sense of teamwork and practical experience."
Little Starz Productions O'Fallon, MO
"A cast of fourth and fifth graders performed the play for the student body, parents and community. 'I like doing plays. I like acting, and I got to act silly,' said fourth-grader Matthew Johnson."
Pine Forest Elementary School of the Arts, Jax Air News, Jacksonville, FL
"Under the direction of Peggy Zorn, the cast and production staff put the musical together in only six weeks, meeting once a week for two hours. With 11 musical numbers and multiple set, lighting and costume changes, it was a celebration that delighted all ages."
Victor Post, Victor, NY
Its very funny, Jane Miller, Director said. People will have a good time.
DJournal, Tupelo, MS, Pied Piper Playhouse
"Twas the Night Before Christmas is a fun-filled romp through a heart-warming tale of family love and playful friendship!"
The Pahrump Arts Council (PAC), Pahrump, NV
"Twas the Night Before Christimas was certainly the biggest cast I have had and it was a great success!"
Karen Dixon, Hunua Elementary School, Papakura, New Zealand