Gloria

by  Katharine Kester

Short Play  /  11m, 4f

The story of a shepherd who stays behind to tend a wounded lamb; of a frightened mother (Elizabeth) fleeing Herod's wrath; and a Wise Man who saves a baby (John the Baptist). Their loving sacrifice is rewarded by a vision of the manager of the Holy Family, of the worshipers bearing gifts. A beautif…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    11m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday

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The story of a shepherd who stays behind to tend a wounded lamb; of a frightened mother (Elizabeth) fleeing Herod's wrath; and a Wise Man who saves a baby (John the Baptist). Their loving sacrifice is rewarded by a vision of the manager of the Holy Family, of the worshipers bearing gifts. A beautiful and moving play.

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Performing Groups

  • Church / Religious Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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  • Setting: A field near Bethlehem, on the first Christmas eve.

Casting

11m, 4f

THE PROPHET-PRIEST

WORSHIPPERS IN THE TEMPLE

SHEPHERDS

OBED

JUDAH

SARADAN OF CHALDEA

ELISABETH THREE SOLDIERS

OF HEROD

FIVE HEAVENLY MESSENGERS

THE MADONNA

JOSEPH

THE THREE KINGS

THE CELESTIAL CHOIR

THE CHOIR OF TODAY

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Katharine Kester

Katharine Kester

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