Mend the Manger - An Infant Nativity - SCRIPT

Mend the Manger - An Infant Nativity - SCRIPT $17.99

Dave Corbett

Published by Musicline

Large Mixed Cast
The Story

Scene 1 : The Mangled Manger : in the stable

The animals want to know who has made such a mess, and broken the manger. It turns out that the donkey's clumsy feet got into a muddle again. The innkeeper takes the manger to be fixed

Scene 2 : Very Important People in a Tent : the Kings' tent

On the way the innkeeper meets some Kings and camels heading to Bethlehem to see a special baby

Scene 3 : Pretty Boring : on a hillside

The innkeeper meets a group of shepherds on a hill. Apparently it's boring watching sheep. They warn him of bears and wolves

Scene 4 : Busy, Busy Busy : at the inn

Cooks, servants and cleaners are busy getting the inn ready for the rush of visitors

Scene 5 : Two Very Tired Travellers : outside the inn

Mary and Joseph arrive at the inn, and are offered a bed in the stable

Scene 6 : Dazzling White Angels : on a hillside

The angels appear to the shepherds

Scene 7 : The Baby Arrives : in the stable

Kings and shepherds find baby Jesus lying in a newly repaired manger

Key Features

This easy to stage Nativity for young children offers ...

29 speaking roles plus optional roles for extras
Unlimited chorus parts
Very simple to stage
Suitable for inclusion of "Early Years"
Extensive Production Notes included in Script
Age range - Key Stage 1 Production (4-7 years)
Duration - 30 minutes

The Music

Click the Speaker and listen to a Sample of the Score ...

Busy in Bethlehem
Mend the Manger
Just the Way I Am
Prowling Around
Lots to Do
Oh So Tired
See the Child

For the Piano Score, click here

For 2 CDs of Vocal & Backing Tracks, click here

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