Up the Chimney Christmas Play Interlude
Up the Chimney Christmas Play - Interlude
Written by: Shepherd Knapp
While the curtain is closed, MOTHER GOOSE comes out, and this is what she says:
Children, did you see Jack and Polly go up that chimney?
Well, as soon as they got to the top, Polly took fast hold of Jack's hand and wished to be at the North Pole, and away they went flying through the air. They have gotten there already, I think.
Hark! Yes, they are just going in at the gate that leads up to Santa Claus's house, and soon they will be knocking at his door. Then you will see them come in, for you will be there before they are; and when the curtain opens, as it will in just a moment, you will see the inside of the house where Santa Claus lives.
You must be very quiet for Santa Claus is sick, remember, and a noise might make his head ache. Hush! It is going to begin...