Adapted from a best-selling novel, this hilarious play has become a Christmas classic. A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. Mayhem - and fun - ensue when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!
GEORGE SCHNEIDER – MALE LEAD 40S.
Recently widowed writer, who writes thrillers for a living. He is an attractive, sensitive, and intelligent man who at this moment seems tired and drawn after losing his beloved wife of 12 years. He quickly falls in love with Jenny but still can't get over the death of his first wife.
JENNY MALONE – FEMALE LEAD 30s
Broadway actress who is decently divorced after six unhappy years of marriage. But when she meets George, things escalate quickly. Jennie is well-liked by pretty much everyone who meets her. She recognizes her own worth, is intelligent, successful, and optimistic. She often uses humor to make the best of situations, and fights for what she wants with everything she’s got.
LEO SCHNEIDER – MALE SUPPORTING Late 30s/40s.
George's carefree, over-protective younger brother who does his best to help George through a difficult grieving process. He is married, but sleeps around quite a bit. He begins having an affair with Faye, whom he used to date.
FAYE MEDWICK – SUPPORTING FEMALE Late 30s/40s.
Jenny's best friend. She is a smart, intelligent woman whose life isn’t quite turning out how she planned. She is a glib, somewhat sarcastic, friendly, and realistic woman. She is unhappily married, and is searching for something more from her life. She ends up having an affair with Leo.