Shana Oshira

With a passion for singing all styles of music, from operatic to Gospel, Shana Oshiro has an eclectic performance background. She currently sings in contemporary soprano trio, Bella Diva, and also as the bass of the new international women’s barbershop champions of Harmony, Inc.—Epic. Shana has also performed with the Baltimore Symphony, Opera Philadelphia, and in summer opera festival programs in the United States and abroad. Also known under her maiden name, Shana Powell, she was Miss Maryland 2007 and competed in the Miss America Pageant. With the scholarship money she earned competing, she was able to study abroad with Florida State University in Florence, where she studied Renaissance art and creative writing. She will presently receive her Master’s Certificate in music therapy and certification from the American Music Therapy Association as a Music Therapist, Board-Certified. She is glad to have this opportunity to share her love and gift for writing and theatre with ministries all over the country as she continues to nurture and develop her other talents for a life devoted to God’s glory.
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  The Christmas Carol - A Special Request

Christmas by Shana Oshira

28 pages

Large, flexible cast for adults and children

It’s Christmas Eve and Jim and Nancy Marley, with their three kids, Tom, Belle, and Tony, have just returned from buying more presents at the mall. They agree that they’re too tired to go to church, so after a quick prayer, they head off to bed. But when young Tony makes a special request, Gabriel, the Angel of Christmas Past, appears. He starts the family on a special journey which is soon led by Mike, the Angel of Christmas Present, and then Archie, the Angel of Christmas Future. Needless to say, the family’s journey to Bethlehem that wonderful night change...