Moses

moses play script

The Cast:

25-30

The Set:

Flexible, elaborate or simple one unit as desired

Approximate Length:

2 acts, 120 min.

Description:

The splendor and intrigue of ancient Egypt is recaptured in this compelling true story. This great script is tailored specifically for local theater groups, schools or churches. Experience the awe and wonder of Moses’ encounters with God as the adopted Egyptian boy rises to become the inspiring leader of the Israelites.

This timely and powerful presentation of a beloved old story will encourage and inspire guests of all ages. Featuring many middle-eastern instruments, the orchestration creates the ambiance of ancient places, pulling everyone into events known around the world.

 

MOSES CAST OF CHARACTERS
(In Order of Appearance)

Messenger Of Pharaoh’s Commands
Amram Moses’ Father 
Jochebed Moses’ Mother
Maidens 1 & 2 Servants to the Princess
Princess Adopts Moses
Miriam Moses’ Young Sister.
Moses Man of God, Chosen to be the Deliverer of his People
Slave Suffers Greatly Under Taskmaster
Taskmaster 1 Overseer Who Fights with Moses
Benaiah Quarrelling Slave
Sherebiah Quarrelling Slave
Guards 1 & 2 Carries out Pharaoh’s Orders
Sisters 1-6 Zipporah’s Playful Younger Sisters: Hannah, Dinah, Bernice, Rebekah, Lydia, & Zilpah
Zipporah Strong and Beautiful Young Woman.  Becomes Moses’ Wife.
Shepherds 1, 2, 3 & 4 Selfish and Petty Herdsman
Jethro Zipporah’s kindly Father.  High Priest of Midian.
Young Moses About Ten Years
Gershom Moses’ and Zipporah’s Young Son
Aaron Moses’ Wise Older Brother and assistant
Taskmaster 2 Brutal Overseer of the Slaves
Elders 1, 2 & 3 Leaders of the Israelites
Court Magician Inept Advisor to Pharaoh
Servant Obedient and Fearful
Pharaoh Hard-hearted and Cruel King of Egypt
Egyptian Girl Silly Flirt
Zebulun A Man of Enduring Faith
Messala A Bitter, Wounded Slave
Israelites 1, 2, 3 & 4 Ungrateful and Complaining

Israelites/Slaves, Egyptians, Guards, Servants