On a Starry Night


On a Starry Night is a delightful musical nativity play for Foundation Stage/Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2. (Year 3)


Set on the hills of Bethlehem, Shane the sheep and his sheep friends see a bright star in the sky, which they decide to follow. On his way Shane and his friends meet various characters and now the race is on to see who will find the baby Jesus first!
List of Speaking Characters
Shane- a talking sheep
Shane’s sheep friends (a group of three or four who mainly just say “baa”)
Narrators (X3)
Shepherds (x5)
Angels (X2)
Townsfolk (X3)

Included in the download is:
5 Songs with a lead vocal (for teaching purposes)
5 Songs as backing tracks for the performances
2 Instrumentals (for the dances)
1 Instrumental (for the tableau)
Full Script and Lyrics to the songs, plus suggested staging plan and simple percussion accompaniments
Notes for Teachers

Script Sample
Lyrics Sample
Seating Plan Example
‘Twas on a Twinkly Starry Night -Sample
Run Shepherds Run -Sample
Find the baby Jesus -Sample
In a Stable -Sample
Come on and celebrate! -Sample
A Sample from the dance, enjoy!