The Empty Room

by  Dorothy Clarke Wilson

Short Play, Drama  /  4m, 3f

Because he believed a prince was coming that night, the ambitious, young innkeeper kept one room empty. Blinded by his love of gold, he lost an opportunity for service and came to recognize that the carpenter's son was the promised "Prince of Peace." An impressive Christmas message...

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday, Faith-based
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Because he believed a prince was coming that night, the ambitious, young innkeeper kept one room empty. Blinded by his love of gold, he lost an opportunity for service and came to recognize that the carpenter's son was the promised "Prince of Peace." An impressive Christmas message of strong, spiritual appeal.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Church / Religious Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Ancient
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: A room in the old khan of Bethlehem; evening of the first Christmas. 
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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
HAMAR - a young Bethlehemite. 
JOANNA - his cousin. 
REBECCA - mother of Hamar. 
THE PROPHET 
MARY OF NAZARETH
A NOBLEMAN OF CAPERNAUM
A SERVANT
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Dorothy Clarke Wilson

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