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  • DoveTale Script (PDF)

    For a fresh and funny, yet touching 80-minute Christmas play, consider performing “DoveTale” this Christmas season. The play (for 3-10 actors) highlights the characters in this familiar Bible story as they walk through the months, weeks, and days leading up to the birth of Jesus.

  • DoveTale Script (book)

    For a fresh and funny, yet touching 80-minute Christmas play, consider performing “DoveTale” this Christmas season. The play (for 3-10 actors) highlights the characters in this familiar Bible story as they walk through the months, weeks, and days leading up to the birth of Jesus.

  • The Announcement Script

    In this script, written for two actors, Mary initially mistakes the angel, Gabriel, for her plumber. After he tells her she’s to give birth to God’s son, Mary is upset. But a phone call with her Aunt Elizabeth convinces her that this angel might be for real.

  • At Bartholomew’s Script

    In this 9-10 minute scene for 3-4 actors, Mary and Joseph meet at a restaurant where Joseph learns that Mary is pregnant. Levity is maintained with a waiter who is trying to take their order, and Arnie Puffkin, a lounge singer who is entertaining.

  • The Phone Call Script

    A script for two actors, this hilarious 9-minute scene shows Aunt Elizabeth on the phone with Mary while Uncle Zechariah plays charades to get his two cents into the conversation.

  • The Dream Script

    Written for three actors, in this 10-11 minute scene Joseph has a dream in which the angel Gabriel appears and wrestles with him.

  • The Reconciliation Script

    A script for three or four actors, this scene shows Mary and Joseph reconciling and getting married after three months of separation, and includes levity from Leo, the wedding photographer.

  • No Room at the Inn Script

    In a scene for three actors, Joseph and nine-month pregnant Mary arrive in Bethlehem. Though there’s no room at the inn, once she begins to give birth, Nigel, the innkeeper, offers them his barn in this 6-minute scene.

  • Shepherds with Their Flocks Script

    Written for three actors, this 6-minute scene features shepherds Maggie and Egan, knitting on the hillside when the angel, Gabriel, appears to them to announce the birth of Jesus.

  • The Barnyard Chorus Script

    In this 9-10 minute scene, written for one actor (though Joseph or Mary enter at the end with no lines), Gabriel enlists the audience to reenact the sounds of the barnyard the night of Jesus’ birth.

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