The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by Barbara Robinson

A delightful holiday comedy based on the best-selling young-adult book.

The Cast

FATHER (Male) Age 35-38: Bob Bradley: solid family man
MOTHER (Female) Age 33-37: Grace Bradley: trim, attractive
BETH BRADLEY (Female) Age 10-12: The narrator, strong voice and presence
CHARLIE BRADLEY (Male) Age 8-9: Traditional kid brother
RALPH HERDMAN (Male) Age 12-13: Ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool
IMOGENE HERDMAN (Female) Age 11-12: Loud, bossy, crafty
LEROY HERDMAN (Male) Age 10-11 – Tough, sure of himself
CLAUDE HERDMAN (Male) Age 9-10: Tough, combative
OLLIE HERDMAN (Male) Age 8-9: Looking for trouble, Claude’s usual partner in crime
GLADYS HERDMAN (Female) Age 7-8: Small, wiry, feisty
ALICE WENDLEKEN (Female) Age 10-11: Prim, proper, pain in the neck
MRS. ARMSTRONG (Female) Age 45-55: Largish woman, managerial in voice and manner
MRS. SLOCUM (Female) Age 35-60: Pleasant, motherly woman
MRS. CLARK (Female) Age 35-60
MRS. CLAUSING (Female) Age 35-60
MRS. MCCARTHY (Female) Age 43-48: A younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong
MAXINE (Female) Age 10-11
ELMER HOPKINS (Male) Age 12-13
HOBIE (Male) Age 9-10
DAVID (Male) Age 8-9
BEVERLY (Female) Age 7-8
FIREMAN  Age 25-30
FIREMAN  Age 25-30
SHIRLEY (Female) Age 5-6
JUANITA (Female) Age 5-6
DORIS (Female) Age 9-10
EXTRAS: angel choir members, baby angels, shepherds

Production Staff/Crew

Director: Shelley Sink
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