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It’s A Nativity

5 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

By Andrew Oxspring
Nativity musical for KS1 (ages 4-7)
Running time approx: 30 minutes

 

The nativity story told through narrations, a simple script and seven delightfully-catchy and easy-to-learn songs….that’s it in a nutshell! Perfect for a younger cast or those who want to present Christmas in a more traditional way, ‘It’s A Nativity’ is everything you could ask for.

Sample Songs

Listen below to the songs from It’s A Nativity

Plot Summary

Of course, this story needs no introduction! Unlike most nativity musicals available (and we include many of our own here) this is not a ‘twist’ on the story; it isn’t told from the viewpoint of one of its well-known characters, or indeed a fictional character added to give it an extra dimension.

It’s A Nativity conforms more to the traditional ‘readings and carols’ approach to telling us how the first Christmas happened, though adapted for younger children. Told through narrations, a simple script and seven delightfully-catchy and easy-to-learn songs, the events leading up to and including the birth of Jesus are recounted in the way all of us remember.

All the familiar characters are represented, playing their integral parts exactly how we expect them to. Narrators keep the story moving along at an easy pace, and the regularly-placed songs mean there is never a lull as events unfold.

Characters

24 Speaking parts in order of appearance
*Click on the Line count/Costumes tab for more details

4 Narrators – these parts can be shared out amongst a larger number of children
Mary
Joseph
Angel Gabriel
4 Inn Keepers
4 Visitors
3 Shepherds
3 Angels
3 Wise men

Ensemble characters for featured songs and choreography
Stars
Donkey
Stable Animals
Angels
Visitors
Shepherds

What do you get?

This musical production is available to buy in 2 different formats. When ordering, simply choose the option (details below) which best suits your requirements.

  • Option 1 – Book & Audio CD.
    A wire-bound book containing the full script with detailed stage directions, character information, tips and suggestions for costumes, props and scenery, and a piano score for all songs. An audio CD of all songs (backing tracks & vocal tracks) plus continuity/incidental music and sound effects where required. .
  • Option 2 – CD-ROM & Audio CD.
    A CD-ROM containing both a PDF and an editable MS Word document of the full script, with detailed stage directions, character information, tips and suggestions for costumes, props and scenery, and a PDF of the piano score for all songs. An audio CD of all songs (backing tracks & vocal tracks) plus continuity/incidental music and sound effects where required.
  • Option 3 – Digital download.
    All the PDF and MS Word files from Option 2 above, all audio tracks as MP3 files, plus JPEG files of cover artwork for use in making posters or other promotional material. Upon completion of your order, a link will be automatically sent to the email address you provided, from which all the files can be downloaded.

UK schools can order this title with an invoice to be paid within 30 days. Non-UK schools and private individuals (not ordering on behalf of a school) are required to pay for this title at the point of ordering.

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What others are saying

  1. 5 out of 5 Claire Merton

    A lovely production for my KS1 group. Songs not too challenging and they thoroughly enjoyed performing to their parents.

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  2. 5 out of 5 Rebecca Gardiner, Warwickshire

    We all loved it…does exactly what it says on the can!

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