Full Length Play
Fantasy, Adventure, Theatre for Young Audiences, Christmas/Holiday
60 minutes (1 hour)
Time Period - Contemporary
Settings Of Play - In the text of the play, the action begins in a house in Vermont; however each production can be set locally.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
No intermission, Physical Comedy, Stage Combat
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes
No Special Cautions
Fairy Tales, Friendship, Parenting/Family
Appropriate for all audiences
Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre
"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." But wait! A mouse is stirring - because Santa missed his house last year. Before you can say "Merry Christmas!", we're off on the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky little girl who just won't take no for an answer. Don't miss this joyful tribute to the holiday season!
“A momentum and ebullience worthy of the Pixar era animate this world-premiere play, whose story line involves a heist, a duel with rapiers, some hip-hop, a squirt gun, a perilous airplane flight and an elf’s stint as a secret agent.” - The Washington Post
“Such a playful spirit romps through 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, you might think the show itself was a product of Santa’s workshop.” - The Washington Post
“A grand Christmas adventure, filled with schemes, confrontations, mistaken identities, bravery, and all things naughty and nice!...This journey is an exciting one that I guarantee your children will love! Put some tickets in your kids’ Christmas stockings. It will make a great holiday gift.” - Maryland TheatreGuide
'Twas The Night Before Christmas debuted at Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo, Maryland, on November 20, 2011.