The Lost Christmas

by  Bruce Kimes

Short Play, Drama  /  4m, 3f

In this touching tale, a blind, embittered, and lonely old woman conducts a personal campaign against Christmas, until she encounters the ghost of Christmas past and learns the true meaning of Christmas.

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The Lost Christmas

by  Bruce Kimes

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 3f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Miss Harriet Russell, blind, embittered and lonely, conducts a personal campaign against Christmas. She tries to force her negative viewpoints upon the life and romance of her young niece. Then on Christmas Eve, a strange little man bears a gift from the ghost of Christmas Past. In a tender scene filled with mingled laughter and tears, Miss Harriet comes to know the true meaning of The Lost Christmas.
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Keywords

Aging, Memory

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Setting: Christmas Eve; the present.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

4m, 3f

DOCTOR MALCOM: 45; a youngish man, slightly grey.
HARRIET: 50s; thin, grey, and severe.
LOUISE: Grey haired and rather stout.
LAURA: 23; trim, slight, and very attractive.
CHARLES: 28; dark, stocky, and handsome.
MR. VAUGHAN: 45; small, thin, bald, and bright eyed.
MESSENGER BOY: 20; a blank-looking young man.

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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Bruce Kimes

Bruce Kimes

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