Stripes for Christmas

Written by:

Beth McMaster, Dick Beck

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 4

Genre:

Musical/Opera
TYA

Themes:

Christmas
Holiday

Length:

40 min.

Year Written:

1974

Synopsis:

“In Stripes for Christmas, when Zebedee Jeerman tries to destroy Mrs. Sugarplum’s candy cane striping machine, he almost succeeds in ruining Christmas.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Zebedee Jeerman: the villain

Belinda: a young girl, friendly and kind

Mrs. Sugarplum: a pleasant Mother Goose-type character

Brownie: a shy but competent reindeer

Hubert: a reindeer and the villain’s accomplice

Jimmy: probably a small boy who is an expert with a yo-yo (the latter is imperative)

Elf

First Produced:

1974, Peterborough Theatre Guild

Resources:

Stripes for Christmas is available through the CPO Website.

To view other works by this playwright, click here.

Notes:

Script includes the play’s score.