A Bag Full of Miracles


This musical comedy leaves audience members humming the memorable songs woven throughout this funny yet sensitive look at senior life. A hit, and $$$ success, every time it’s been staged!

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    Story, lyrics and music by Tom Northam
    Musical arrangement by Ron Pronk
    Song-filled, action-packed full length musical with a flexible sized cast

    yellow_star Winner of National Mature Media Award!

    You’re going to love this contemporary musical comedy for older performers. The story centers on Maggie Hill, an unmarried, newly retired school teacher with a meager pension and Lady Anne Windesmeer, a recent widow who has been swindled out of most of her funds by an unscrupulous lawyer. The two seniors convert Lady Anne’s home into a bed and breakfast, which becomes the setting for a cast of characters that bring with them hilarity, intrigue, romance, warmth, and a twisting chain of events that will shake up your audience in more ways that one.

    Audience members leave the theatre humming the memorable songs woven throughout this funny yet sensitive look at senior life. You’ll discover why the show has been profitable every time it’s been staged. A Bag Full of Miracles has been performed throughout the US and Canada to rave reviews and standing ovations!

    Comes in Comes in a “Production-in-a-Packet,” so it’s easier than ever to produce a full length musical at a fraction of the usual cost. Order a perusal script. Also available with traditional royalties.

    Get the entire script and all the music for a two-month loan for $5 as a Perusal!

    A Bag Full of MiraclesTHE KIT INCLUDES:
    • Fully orchestrated recordings of all songs, segues, and underscore music on CD’s
    • Reproducible script
    • Sound effects
    • Set design
    • Marketing & promotional materials
    • And much more!

    Here’s what they say about the show:

    • “Hilarity, intrigue, romance, warmth and a twisting chain of events. Grand Junction Senior Theatre shows us how it’s done!” Grand Junction Free Press
    • A Bag Full of Miracles is witty, filled with great roles for mature actors. Many of the performers said that this was the best character they ever played! Lisa Manos, Director
    • Fast paced, tuneful and full of surprises! The ideal vehicle for senior actors. Rollin Wehmen, General Manager and Artistic Director, Riverside Dinner Theatre and Conference Center
    • A Perfect show…meaningful, delightful with beautiful music…..our audiences loved every bit of it.  Sonja Reeder, Assistant Manager, Lake of the Woods Players
    • It’s a whirlwind comedy. Rob Hedelt, Critic and Feature Writer, the Free-Lance Star.

    Click below to:

    Listen to the Overture

    Listen to the title song, A Bag Full of Miracles

    Listen to Has Love Come my Way Again?

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    Read How We Produced ‘A Bag Full of Miracles’


    You’ll also like Tom Northam’s other hit musical, Sometimes a Rainbow.



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    Tom Northam


    Classic Senior Theatre, Comedy, Full-length, Longer Plays, Musical

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