(37 Minutes) A delightful tale of cats (played by older kids) and mice mice (younger kids) who live together in peace in the storage room of a local church. The traditional Christmas story is told in a clear and meaningful way, with lots of humor and color woven in. Easy to sing, a joy to prepare, and highly effective. 12 songs are included, both traditional and new, unison/optional 2-part. Staging options range from simple to elaborate.
Cast: GRANDPA TOM - may be played by adult or teenager (speaking part) ALLIE - a female cat who has lived in the outside world (a major speaking part) WHISKERS and BUTCH - male cats (speaking parts) MUFFIE and KITTY - female cats (speaking parts) MAMA MOUSE - may be played by adult or teenager (speaking part) FREDDY - a male fieldmouse who has "seen the world" (a major speaking part) SQUEAKY, LINDY, and GRACE, - comic relief (about five speaking lines each) WILLIE, BETTY, JEANNIE, MELANIE, and TIMMY - speaking parts.