CHICAGO (RNS) — The scene is familiar from many Nativity scenes arranged at this time of year: the Virgin Mary, cradling the newborn Jesus.

Then, the baby speaks, defending his mother’s innocence and declaring he has been appointed as a prophet. 

That might come as a surprise to Christians in the audience of the new play “Christmas Mubarak.”

Ensemble members Tommy Malouf, left, and Annelyse Ahmad perform a scene portraying Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus

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