Another Night Before Christmas
Karol, a disillusioned social worker, is trudging home one cold December night when she encounters an old man sitting on a park bench. Mistaking him for homeless, Karol offers the stranger some food — a seemingly innocent gesture, until he turns up in her apartment claiming to be Santa Claus. Thanks to a malfunctioning security system, Karol finds herself trapped with “Mr. Claus” and forced to confront her feelings about Christmas once and for all in this touching musical battle between cynicism and belief.
"It's a tale with a twist for all ages...insightful, while delightfully entertaining. The theatre was awash with applause and laughter."
Taylor Pero, Associated Content
"Not the usual holiday entertainment, it's a tall cool club soda after a quart of egg nog."
Derek Donovan, Kansas City Star
"...roaringly funny, yet chock-full of thoughtful commentary on the season, people and what Christmas really means."
Robert L. McKinney, Special to the Herald Courier
Female - 30s-40s
She's attractive, verbally fast but cynical in an endearing way. She's very tired of the world. A social worker, she wants to help people but increasingly, she's losing faith in them. She's logical to a fault. And beyond.
Male - 50s-60s
Also very fast, mischievous, somewhat hip; loves nonsense. Tonight, he's on a mission. At first he seems a disoriented homeless person but later is quite sharp and to the point. Even in this, he is unfailingly kind and almost childlike. A man-child.
Included in your license are the following cast and crew scripts. These materials will be shipped 60 days prior to the first performance.
2 Cast Script/Vocal Books
A combination of the show’s full script and the full vocal book. All dialogue within each song is printed in the score to prevent flipping back and forth during rehearsals. All books are spiral-bound and double-sided.
2 Director’s Scripts
A single-sided, spiral-bound script designed with plenty of space for the director to take notes and add blocking during the rehearsal process.
1 Stage Manager’s Script
A single-sided, three-hole punched script that can be inserted into your three-ring binder.
2 Piano/Vocal Scores
1 Piano/Vocal Score, 1 Director’s Script and 1 Cast Script/Vocal Score shipped as soon as payment is received.
Extra Rehearsal Weeks
If you need your full set of production materials prior to the regularly scheduled shipment (60 days prior to the first performance ), you can request additional weeks.
£73.67 / week
Additional books (Cast Script/Vocal, Piano/Conductor, etc.) are available.
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