Oh Christmas Tree

Oh! Christmas Tree

CAST:         one male (age, mid-thirties) and one female (age, mid-thirties)

LENGTH:    full-length one-act (running time approximately 90 minutes)


Plot summary

Lucy and Algar, newly engaged, negotiate the terms of their first Christmas together. A romantic comedy set in a minefield of family expectations - can love survive the season?


Premiere: one-hour version produced by Lunchbox Theatre (2012)
Workshop of full-length version: Alberta Playwrights Network (2013)


“Must-See Holiday Show”    Jenna Shummoogum, Avenue Calgary

“...makes for one funny tale of surviving the first Christmas together. ”

“Spirited...hilarious... mischievous” Louis B. Hobson, Calgary Sun

“Holiday Treat...great laughs”    Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald

“Fa la la la la – great show”    Meetup.com   

Selected Audience Response

“Laughed my ass off!”    

“Thoroughly entertaining and accurate”

“Ho Ho Ho ...we laughed and had a wee tear ...left in full bloom of Christmas Spirit...what a treat”

“Pardon the mixed metaphor but it was like a Christmas Valentine.”

“Sheer delight. WOW !!!!!”

“Funny, clever...brilliant!”

“We laughed, we cried....saw bits of ourselves in both characters”

“When I laugh a lot my nose runs and it was flowing...what a hoot...very clever.”

“Fun, true and, well, Christmassy”

For performance rights please contact the author
Conni Massing
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