Christmas Plays

Candle Star Christmas Productions is a series of simple-to-produce Christmas plays designed for small churches or schools. Each one immerses viewers in a powerful story, often centered in Jewish New Testament culture, that clearly presents the gospel message and leaves no question about the true meaning of Christmas. Combined with suggested music (music included only when noted), estimated lengths range between forty-five minutes to one hour. Full reproduction rights are granted to purchaser of paperback versions (8.5×11) for use within purchaser’s organization. 

Priced at $2.99 for digital copies and $9.98 for paper.

Both Ends of the Staff

Both Ends of the StaffAbout this play: Three shepherds return home following their annual delivery of sheep to the temple for Passover. Samuel is skeptical that the newly crucified Jesus was really the Messiah. He has some very personal reasons for not following Christ, dating back to the events surrounding Christ’s birth. A visit from the resurrected Savior, however, finally convinces him of the truth. Includes piano/guitar/vocal score for original concluding song.

Amazon

Also available: PDF preview

Christmas Revelation

Christmas RevelationAbout this play: Accompanying his sheep to overnight pasture, a father tells the story of their people to his son, illustrating God’s plan for a Deliverer. How surprised they are when, in the middle of the night, they are roused by an angel with news of His birth.

Amazon

Also available: PDF Preview

The Lights of Christmas

The LIghts of hanukkahAbout this play: A Judean family celebrates Hanukkah during the dangerous days of the first Jewish revolt (66-70 AD). Eli, the family patriarch and witness to the death and resurrection of Christ, explains to his grandchildren how the festival points to Messiah, a child born in a lowly stable, who came not to free Jews from Rome, but to free all men from sin.

Amazon

Also available: PDF preview

Eyewitness Christmas

Three wise men following the star of bethlehem.About this play: In a humorous blend of biblical and modern culture, an aspiring journalist named Luke is trying to break into the periodical, the National Scroll, with a fantasy Christmas article, but editor Liebowitz rejects it, demanding facts and authenticity. In a second attempt, Luke conducts four interviews to learn exactly what happened that first Christmas night. What he discovers changes everything.

Amazon

Also available: PDF Preview

A Soldier’s Christmas

About this play: In the Shenandoah Valley, in the midst of the American Civil War, the meaning of Christ’s birth and death are given greater significance to one rebel soldier after his life is spared by a friend who gave up his own.

Amazon

Also available: PDF Preview

A Grandfather’s First Christmas

An empty manger inside a cave under the star of Bethlehem.About this play:  In a very traditional take on the Christmas story, Mary’s father struggles to believe his grandson is the Son of God.

Amazon

Also available: PDF preview

Born to Take my Place

Born to take my placeAbout this play: After being freed from prison, Barabas takes upon himself the task of learning who it was that took his place on the felon’s cross. His search leads him all the way back to the manger.

Amazon

Also available: PDF preview

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s