A musical nativity play for children using English & sign language."I Strongly recommend this lively and entertaining play which celebrates one of the greatest stories ever told."
- Gervase Phinn, Best selling author.
This exciting, innovative play uses both spoken English and signs taken directly from British Sign Language to produce a funny and charming show that can be enjoyed by everyone.
Telling the story of the nativity in rhyme from the perspective of the animals and the stars who were at the very first Christmas, the play uses a combination of English, sign language and music to produce a totally inclusive show that is accessible to children of differing abilities and interests.
This fantastic show features songs and music specially written for the production by the Ivor Novello award winning composer, Paul K. Joyce, writer of the number one single, Can We Fix It
, theme tune of the hit children's television series, Bob the Builder
.The Shining, Signing Star
comes as a complete performance pack suitable for children of all ages. With over 100 signs, you can use as many or as few as you wish to suit your production.
The pack contains everything you need to put on a magical performance, including:
About the writers:Garry Slack
- Full cast list
- Props, scenery & costume notes and suggestions
- Step by step production plan
- Complete play script
- Full colour photographs and explanation of the signs
- Piano / guitar and vocal score
- Enhanced CD with fully orchestrated songs and signed video clips
Garry Slack is the author of the critically acclaimed and popular children's sign language books series Learn to Sign with Olli
.Paul K. Joyce
Paul writes principally for television, film and the theatre. Credits include The Snow Queen
(BBC), The Worst Witch
(BBC) and the million selling theme tune to the popular BBC series, Bob the Builder