A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas
Published by Dramatic Publishing
Large Mixed Cast
Large-cast festive family comedy
Hayden's wife, Judith, and her sisters, Carla and Beth, are worried about their parents
"They argue all the time," Judith says
When she mentions this to Hayden, he casually suggests maybe the women should spend some time with their parents Jack and Arlene and squelch the arguments
The next thing Hayden knows, Judith is planning a huge Christmas party and inviting the whole family!
"And it was all Hayden's idea!" she boasts
This doesn't set well with his brothers-in-law, who have a hard time getting along with Jack
However, as time gets short and the party draws near, suddenly everyone is on their best behavior.
Even the kids
Everybody is being good
But is it possible to be too good?
That's what Jack and Arlene suspect when they arrive
"Judith and Hayden must be having problems!" Arlene suspects
So she and Jack also start putting on an act
And by the time Hayden's parents, Tom and Marjorie, join them, this party has more intrigue behind it than a whole host of spy novels
All the traditional Christmas standbys are utilized and the fun flows as the family struggles to throw A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas
Single unit set - runs about 90 minutes
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