Best Christmas Pageant Ever- First Methodist Church Mansfield | Kids Out and About Midcities

Best Christmas Pageant Ever- First Methodist Church Mansfield


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 12/04/2021
Beth Bradley’s church’s Christmas pageant is predictable every year -- the angel choir wears too much lipstick, the shepherds are all in their father’s bathrobes, the minister’s son is permanently cast in the role of Joseph -- hardly “four-star entertainment.” But when seasoned and authoritative pageant director Mrs. Armstrong breaks her leg, it is up to Beth’s inexperienced mother Grace to step in. The timing couldn’t be worse, as the rambunctious Herdman children, a rough and tough group of siblings from the wrong side of the tracks, descend upon the pageant, lured by the promise of free dessert at Sunday school, and determined to win all the lead roles for themselves. The Ladies’ Aid Society members are beside themselves with disapproval, all the shepherds quit because Gladys Herdman “hits too hard”, the show is briefly re-titled “Revenge at Bethlehem”, and the church catches on fire. But Beth and her community watch in surprise as the same old Christmas story is rejuvenated by the creativity, energy, and unexpected sincerity of a misunderstood young family. Mary Robinson’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, based on her novel of the same name, is a widely beloved Christmas tale, warm and incredibly funny, full of characters both relatable and utterly unique.

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Location:

First Methodist Church Mansfield
777 N Walnut Creek Dr
Mansfield, TX, 76063
United States

Phone:

817-728-3383
Contact name: 
Rosalie Gilbert
The event has already taken place on this date: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
see website
Price: 
Adult $12.00 Senior (62 and over) $10.00 Student/Child under 18 $8.00

Ages

All Ages