Nativity! The Musical

24 – 28 January 2023

Book and lyrics by Debbie Isitt
Music by Debbie Isitt and Nicky Ager
Orchestrations by George Dyer

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe

Your favourite festive film is now a major new musical adapted for the stage by the creator of the much-loved films. Feel –good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas!

CTC are proudly supported by local performing arts school BrightLights Theatre School, who provide training to children and young people from the age of 4 to 18. You can see some of BrightLights talented students in this production of Nativity! The Musical. Check out the cast & production list below.

About the show

Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’re attempting to mount a musical version! Only trouble is teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to see the show to turn it into a film. Join him, his teaching assistant the crazy Mr Poppy, hilarious children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine as they struggle to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true.

Cast & Production

Paul MaddensAsh Bright
Gordon ShakespeareJack Hardy
Jennifer LoreLucy Brown
Desmond PoppyJames Daw
Mrs Patricia BevanAnita Benson
Miss Rye/EnsembleHayley Farnell
The CriticAaron Murray
Lord MayorCarl Unwin
Hollywood producer/EnsembleGemma Farnell
Priest/TV Reporter/Tour Guide/EnsembleCraig Butterworth
TJ’s Mum/EnsembleHayley Farnell
Alex HopkinsJulie Robinson
Frankie StevensLaura Moore
Freya LilyLuca Anastassiades
Hannah OsgoodMaddie Dunstan
Jayne SandersonNoah Anastassiades
Vicky Mee