Are the Kings Still Wearing Curtains? (2000)



by Les Ellison

A witty and unusual take on the Nativity play, this series of scenes shows what might happen if adults who are veterans of past productions try to hand on their costumes and give advice to a new cast of young people. Age gives way to youth; traditional costumes are replaced by modern equivalents but, above all, fresh insight is found by those taking up the challenge to retell the story to a new generation.

There are parts for players of every age. This flexible script lasts just under an hour when performed in its entirety, or some of the 10 scenes could form a series of playlets around which a church or school carol concert can be easily and effectively constructed.

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