Larry Damico

The late Larry Damico was an English teacher who, along with teaching, spent many years directing for schools, communities, churches, and summer camps. His experiences included founding and directing a popular program called Stages, which created theater experiences for children in those hard-to-reach places of northern Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. “The Stable Story” is one of a few liturgical pieces he has written which take a lighter look at Biblical stories, maybe even pushing the envelope a bit with some fun and quirky character portrayals.
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  The Stable Story

Children Christmas Puppets by Larry Damico

14 pages

2-3 puppet masters, 2-3 voices, 2 narrators, 1 stagehand

How can an angel do an important job when he can’t fly? This heartwarming and delightful story, told by narrators and shown with puppets, takes us back to the journey Mary and Joseph made to Bethlehem. Complete with a donkey seller, innkeepers, an innkeeper’s wife, shepherds, and a wise guy, the angel must deliver important messages, often after crashing from the sky! Ultimately the angel and the visitors come to worship the baby, the king, and someday, the Savior of the world. With gentle humor, “The Stable Story” shows us that Christmas is filled with mirac...