First presented in 1924 under the direction of school founder, Mary Vardrine McBee, the Christmas Play is an ancient retelling of the Nativity Cycle of the medieval Mystery Plays of Chester, England. Students of all ages —more than 100 in total—portray the roles of young angels, dancing jesters, shepherds, the Holy Family and even Magi complete with beards were represented in this epic performance. Ashley Hall’s Red Choir provided musical interludes throughout the performance.