A Child is Born

by  Stephen Vincent Benet

Short Play, Drama  /  4m, 2f

The Classic Modern Drama of the Nativity. Originally written for broadcast over the NBC radio network, the original production of this moving Nativity drama starred Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne, and was so successful that it was repeated the following year with Helen Hayes and Philip Merrivale in …

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    4m, 2f
  • Duration

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    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

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    Christmas/Holiday

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The Classic Modern Drama of the Nativity. Originally written for broadcast over the NBC radio network, the original production of this moving Nativity drama starred Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne, and was so successful that it was repeated the following year with Helen Hayes and Philip Merrivale in the roles of the Innkeeper and the Innkeeper's Wife. An eloquent and moving drama by one of the foremost American poets of our time.
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  • Duration: 30 minutes

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4m, 2f
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