Managing A Christmas Nativity Play

For me, an excellent Christmas nativity play is one that joins everyone in a relaxed, friendly, family atmosphere of celebration (including the organiser!), with the focus on the genuine meaning of Christmas. So, the crucial thing for me is to keep the organization and running of the play as easy and relaxed as possible so that the inevitable stresses of the occasion do not win through.
So, below is some helpful information with pointers and ideas …