The First Noel

by  George Cameron Grant

Monologues, Dramatic Comedy  /  1f

“Overwhelmingly loved by our audiences! 4 X'MAS is a perfect balance between powerful, thought provoking drama and light-hearted comedy!” - Nick Charles and Julie Incorvina, Owners, Stage Door Repertory Theatre, Anaheim, CA. Published in 4 X'MAS, a collection of Holiday one-acts.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences, Christmas/Holiday
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

A homeless and hungry Noel returns to the site of her childhood, now a Chinese take-out, but will her journey get her the handout she wants, or the nurturing she needs?

Published in 4 X'MAS, a collection of Holiday one-acts.

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Reviews

“OVERWHELMINGLY LOVED BY OUR AUDIENCES! 4 X'MAS is a perfect balance between powerful, thought provoking drama and light-hearted comedy!” - Nick Charles and Julie Incorvina, Stage Door Repertory Theatre, Anaheim, CA

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
  • Church / Religious Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A street in front of a Chinese take-out.
  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1f
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Features Teens
  • Roles for Children
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

George Cameron Grant

George Cameron Grant is the grandson of Lanarkshire-born Olympian George Guthrie Cameron. He is the internationally produced author of 14 full length plays, dozens of one acts, and countless monologues. His latest full-length, FORTUNE, inspired by the life of Miss Rose Fortune (http://www.RoseFortune.com) appeared at ...

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THE FIRST NOEL, a bonus monologue included in the 4 X'MAS collection of Holiday one-acts, first appeared at the Jewel Box Stage of The Workshop Theatre, New York City, in December 2007.

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