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Theme: 

COMPARISON and COMPETITION in the Body of Christ
“Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it...

for we each have different work to do.”

1 Cor. 12:27; Rom. 12:4-5

Synopsis:

What happens when highly competitive cousins, Greta and Ruth, face off at the annual Long Family Cousin's Christmas Tournament and Sleepover? In their quest for victory and recognition, how do these arch rivals work through their personal insecurities to find the greater good?

 

Challenge level:

Beginner through Advanced

Casting:

GRANDKID ENSEMBLE (M/F) - any number of students. Unlimited opportunities for vocal, dance, tumbling, comedy, athletic and other features. There are also a number of lines marked GRANDKID LINE #1, etc. for Director to assign.

GRETA (F) - highly competitive, over-achieving oldest cousin at the Long Family Cousin's Christmas Tournament and Sleepover. Threatened by her cousin, Ruth. Strong actor~singer.

RUTH (F) - next oldest cousin at the Sleepover. Accustomed to dominating. Must prevail. Tries to topple her cousin, Greta. Strong actor~singer.

GRANDMA (F) - loving, festive, hip, wants Grandkids to love and honor each other and the Lord. Strong actor~singer.

GRAYSON (F/M) - Greta's younger sibling. Engaging, charming, disarming, underdog, truth-teller. Strong actor~singer.

RIDLEY (M/F) - Ruth's younger sibling. Speaks and acts like an attorney in the making. Intelligent, formal, comedic. Strong character actor~optional song/rap.

SPIKE (M/F) - Strong leader, most respected cousin. Cool, laid back, EmCee type, "Let's get this party started." Supporting Actor. Non-singing.

SKATEBOARD GRANDKIDS 1 and 2 - minor dialogue feature.

PAINTER GRANDKIDS 1, 2, and 3 - minor dialogue feature.

CHEERLEADER GRANDKIDS 1, 2, and 3 - minor dialogue feature.

LAND OF ER FEATURED SOLO (F) - Sings the bridge in "Land of Er".

JUDGES - 2 or more acting features. No lines, non-singing.

Song Demos

Better Than Her Part 1Greta
00:00 / 01:26
Christmas Cheer Part 1
00:00 / 01:25
Christmas Cheer Part 2
00:00 / 00:34
Christmas Cheer Part 3
00:00 / 00:54
Christmas Cheer Part 4
00:00 / 00:48
Better Than Her Part 2Ruth
00:00 / 00:53
Land Of Er
00:00 / 02:48
Tournament Part 1
00:00 / 02:23
Tournament Part 2
00:00 / 00:51
Tournament Part 3optional
00:00 / 00:25
Better Than Her Part 3Greta & Ruth
00:00 / 00:53
You Cheated
00:00 / 01:47
Doing My Part 1
00:00 / 01:33
More Than We Can See
00:00 / 04:11
Doing My Part 2
00:00 / 02:10
Do Your Job
00:00 / 03:09
CC Staging Video

Staging & Movement Sample