Called Him King"
A 45min Easter Musical by Grant Eaton.
Fully orchestrated midi backings to all songs. [Download
Suitable for presentation
in an Easter service, with basic staging and costuming.
Involves Adult or Youth Choir and Children's choir.
Solos for Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and some children.
The action is carried by small spoken roles by some Jews, soldiers,
Samaritan women, children, and the Disciples.
The audience also joins in with the disciples' hymn before Gethsemane
and the triumphant 'Thine be the glory"
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- The One They Call
King. Overture and Narration.
- Are You the One?
A crowd of Jews, longing for their Messiah.
You Worry. Children at play, talk about the One
people think might be the King.
Open My Heart. Samaritan women,
warm to this One.
Crowd, including children line the street to hail
Jerusalem! Jesus weeps over Jerusalem.
- Last Supper.
Jesus communes with his Disciples.
The God of Abraham Praise. And they sang a
hymn together (with audience).
Jesus' sorrow and bitter cup.
Betrayer! Judas betrays the Lord,
and runs into the night.
- He was Despised.
Disciples and followers mourn, recognising that
He bore their sins.
- Resurrection Morning.
Mary grieves, but then rejoices
He is the King. Many recognise that
He is the King and celebrate!
- It's a New Day!
Postscript and Narration.
Thine Be the Glory! Audience join in the celebration.
Alleluia Choirs and cast exit singing
a joyful reprise.