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The Sleepy Stargazer
A very endearing Nativity musical! The story is approached through the eyes of a dreamy boy called Philip, whose habit of stargazing leads him to the most amazing adventure: while everyone else is asleep, he finds himself on a journey to the heart of the Christmas story! Great songs, and a sweet script.
Philip yawns all day long! Why? Because he can’t resist gazing at the stars all night! The other children complain that his sleepiness ruins their games. 'It’s no fun playing with Sleepy Stargazer!' they say, and they try to persuade him to sort himself out. ‘Count sheep!’ they tell him, ‘That’ll help you get to sleep – and you won’t miss out on everything.’
But one night when Philip is busy stargazing he spots a moving star, and he can't resist following it. While everyone else is asleep, Philip is busy meeting shepherds, angels and wise men - and then a baby king! ‘I don’t miss out on everything!’ he says. When he takes his friends to meet baby Jesus, they begin to understand the benefit of Philip being a stargazer - and for once he's proved he's not always a sleepyhead!
Also includes a read-aloud story and a narrated version.
"The songs were great! Everyone in the audience commented on how catchy they were, and the children managed to pick them up easily. More importantly it was easy to direct in a short space of time!" ~ H Silvey, Teacher, Oxfordshire.
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Author: Age guide: 6 to 9 Running time: 25 mins - perf. licence required No. of songs: 9Shipping on this product is available to UK, Europe & Rest of the World - more information
- The Sleepy Stargazer - Director's Overview & Cast List
- The Sleepy Stargazer - Script Sample
- The Sleepy Stargazer - Score Sample
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Review by Jess Bellshaw - KS1 Leader Lincolnshire
'Catchy songs, and the children really enjoyed it!'
Really enjoyed the songs.
Review by Jeanette Fuller -Teacher, East Sussex
'The Children really enjoyed the songs, and the show had a nice link with the true Christmas story.'
Review by David Woodgates - Director of Music, Leaden Hall
'It was great fun to do, and easily adaptable to suit all age ranges.'
Review by Sue Waters - Head Teacher, Bromley
Fun & suitable for infants – year R to Year 2!rn
Review by Hannah Silvey - Teacher, Oxfordshire
'The Songs were great! Everyone in the audience commented on how catchy they were, and the children managed to pick them up easily. More importantly it was easy to direct in a short space of time!'