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One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall

Lynne Halliday, James Hindman, Arlene Hutton and Craig Pospisil
Collection, Comic/Dramatic Short Scenes
3 men, 3 women (flexible casting)
Total Cast: 6, Flexible Sets
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-4149-2


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $105 per performance when produced together as ONE CHRISTMAS EVE AT EVERGREEN MALL; $40 per performance when produced individually.
THE STORY: ONE CHRISTMAS EVE AT EVERGREEN MALL follows eight intertwined stories in a Midwestern mall on the last day of shopping before the holiday. A diverse cast of characters—from a lovesick mall Santa to an overeager mall cop, from a pair of brainy misfit teenagers to a pair of battling actors in a production of A Christmas Carol, from a petulant college freshman to a pair of newlyweds—navigate first meetings, second chances, and last-minute choices. ONE CHRISTMAS EVE wraps the joys and sorrows of the season into one festive package.

What Child is This
Making Spirits Bright
Home for the Holidays
Good Will to Men
We Need a Little Christmas
Deck the Halls
Bearing Gifts, We Traverse Afar
Hark Now the Bells
“…anybody who likes Almost, Maine…you’re going to really appreciate ONE CHRISTMAS EVE…this one I think is very special…[in these] little sketches, some funny, some poignant, some sharp, never does the writing flag…if you’re looking for something for Christmas…get this show, because I do believe that it’s going to have a tremendous future…” —Broadway Radio.

“From the team that brought us one of 2016 Fringe’s most celebrated plays—The Gorges Motel—comes a new piece: ONE CHRISTMAS EVE…Christmastime can be, as the various playwrights explore, the ‘most wonderful time of the year,’ but also the most stressful, painful, nostalgic, fraught, and silly…ONE CHRISTMAS EVE is a charming…evening of plays.” —Theasy.

“[ONE CHRISTMAS EVE] is charming throughout, and offers a number of both lovely and fun moments…it provides a feel-good holiday experience that may leave you with some fond memories.” —Hy Reviews.