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A Country Reunion – Comedy about Christmas

Christmas comedy script

A COUNTRY REUNION – COMEDY ABOUT CHRISTMAS

In this comedy about Christmas and family, Ma and Pa Hawkins, their children; Millie Ann, Billie Jean, Homer and Zeke, the nosy neighbour Miss Abby, Isaac (Billie’s husband), Amos (a cousin or somethin’ like that) and his fiancée Clyde (she ain’t
no man, honey) cousin Virgil, unc’ Jeb, cousin Zelda, aunt Allie, all gather for a true honky tonk, deep fried, southern belles and cowboys, Crooked Creek country Christmas.

It’s a family reunion to rival most when the Highlanders (Martin and Martha) enter the Hawkins’ household, with a detective no less, hell-bent on implicating the Hawkins’ in the crime of stolen Christmas trees, not to mention their prize hog.

But it ain’t just the trees that the Highlanders want… and it ain’t just the trees that the Hawkins might be hidin’. This
holiday, the Spirit of Christmas (and a leetle Moonshine) is workin’ overtime ya’ll!

There ain’t nothin’ like a (crooked) family Christmas!

Read another comedy (The Golden Years – comedy about an old age home) by John.

Author: John Schall

Type: One act play

Genre: Comedy about Christmas

Cast: 7F, 12M, one announcer. However,Virgil can be changed to a woman. Isaac and Billie Jean changed to twin girls. Digger can be a woman and change the language to fit. The detective could also be a woman that one of the boys take a liking too. Uncle Jeb can become a female cousin or aunt. Aunt Allie probably can be eliminated and Zelda take her lines. The Highlanders can be two old maids.

Ages of the actors: Adult.

Suitable for:  All ages.

Length: 40-50 minutes

Set: The Hawkin’s family home.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – accents.

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Copyright © May 2017 John Schall

Like this play? Other plays like it:

Something’s got to give – comedy about a suburban dysfunctional family
The Astounding works of Simon Trout – hilarious one act about a magical sprit who can change events to the way he likes.
Holiday Island – comedy about a bunch of typical British holiday makers

The Golden Years – Comedy script for seniors

comedy script for seniors

THE GOLDEN YEARS – COMEDY SCRIPT FOR SENIORS

The ‘Golden Years,’ a short comedy script for seniors, captures a day in the life of the seniors at the local senior centre. From the regular Tuesday game of Euchre (or is it Pinochle?) to the complaints to management about the blocked toilet, the bus that was supposed to take them all to WalMart but hasn’t arrived yet, to the slightly hopeful older gentleman trying to get a date, and failing horribly, this short script, by a mature writer will amuse anyone who has been, is or knows anyone senior.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Uehling Famous Follie and Drama Association, NE, USA – 2020

Author: John Schall

Type: One act play, two scenes

Genre: One act comedy

Length: Twenty minutes

Cast: 8M 9F and 1N

Ages of the actors: Over 65

Suitable for: All ages but aimed at a mature audience

Set: Simple set – some tables or desks and chairs

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – nice play for a play reading

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Copyright © February 2017 John Schall and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays for mature casts and actors:

A Love, Never Forgotten – humorous drama for mature actors
The Ten Minute Hamlet – very funny large cast comedy for seniors and one younger male
The Duel – ten minute short comedy about two older knights who challenge each other to a duel