Up the Chimney Christmas Play Second Interlude
Up the Chimney Christmas Play - Second Interlude
Written by: Shepherd Knapp
Again while the curtain is closed MOTHER GOOSE comes out, and this is what she says:
My dears, we must hurry back to the house where Jack and Polly live, for Santa Claus's sleigh is going so fast through the sky, that it will be there before us, unless we are quick about it.
It is still dark night there, and nothing has happened since we were there before, except that Dr. John has come home from seeing sick old Mrs. Cavendish, and he has let himself in with his key, and has felt his way in the dark to his own door, and has gone to bed.
He and Mother are both fast asleep, and they haven't an idea but that Jack and Polly are fast asleep in their beds too.
But you and I know that they are in the reindeer sleigh with Santa Claus. And all the time they are coming nearer and nearer.
Listen for the sleigh bells, for now it is going to begin. ...