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Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation by Charles Kraszewski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Gustaw, a love-suicide, is called forth from the grave during the semi-pagan celebration of Forefathers' Eve to confront his faithless lover. Later, his selfish romantic love is turned outward, toward his suffering nation, as he takes on a new persona: the Messianic Konrad. Adam Mickiewicz's Dziady, the greatest expression of Polish literature, is presented here in a new English translation.
Winning Back My Beloved by Julie Merrin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a love story. You have a King. You have his Beloved. You have an Enemy. The Enemy entices the Beloved away from the King. The King will do anything, even sacrifice himself, to win her back. This story of redemption is intended to be performed as a dance/drama. It is especially poignant and applicable near Easter, but can be used any time of the year. It can be adapted to varying cultures.
Biblical Imagery and Quotations in Murder in the Cathedral by Anand Mathew
You set the price! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A martyrdom is never the design of man; for the true martyr is he who has become the instrument of God, who has lost his will in the Will of God, not lost it but found it, for he has found freedom in submission to God. The martyr no longer desires anything for himself, not even the glory of martyrdom.
In Their Own Words: An Eyewitness Account Of Christmas by Flip van der Merwe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Just imagine...What would happen if we could go back to that first Christmas, and have the characters tell their own stories? "In Their Own Eyes: An Eyewitness Account of Christmas" takes you back to that long-ago night, and the people who were there. Meet the characters everybody knows and also a few unknowns like Mary’s father, the innkeeper, and the little boy with no name.
I Can See God's Word (Skit) by Cheryl Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This easy-to-perform skit is about a boy named Jake who cheats on his math test. When he gets caught, he finds an old Bible his grandpa left him and learns the truth: Jesus is the Word of God and that is how God saves us.
The Life of Joseph - Drama Scripts for People and Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The story of Joseph is one of amazing heights and crushing lows which throughout display a God which is ultimately in control and working all things for the good of the fledgling nation of Israel.
Damon & Pythias - Drama Script for People or Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a dramatisation of a short story from ancient Greece. Damon and Pythias are friends and when Pythias is accussed of being a traitor and sentenced to die, Damon takes his place so that his friend can say goodbye to his parents. This short play demonstrates the love of a friend who is willing to die in the place of another. This can be used to illustrate Jesus' love for us!
The Life of Daniel - Drama Scripts for People and Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The events reported in the book of Daniel occurred during the time of the exile in Babylon. Although it was a time of deep despair for the people, it was also a period when spectacular events took place. These are some of the most dramatic events in the whole of the Bible. These scripts can be performed by either live actors or puppets and as a six part serial or as six individaul plays.
The Easter Story - Drama Scripts for People and Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Easter Story is presented as three separate plays which aim to portray the Easter story from a diffierent angle. If the Governor Hears - from the perspective of Pilate at Jesus' trail. Jesus is Alive! - from the perspective of the traders in the temple. Soldiers aren't paid to think - from the perspective of the soldiers guarding the tomb of Jesus.
The Christmas Story - Drama Scripts for People or Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Christmas story has been broken into 3 sections. Each could be performed separately or all used together. A 4th script "Christians Awake has also been included. This short script tells the story of the writing of the carol "Christians Awake, Salute the Happy Morn". It could be used very effectively in a Christmas service or Sunday School breakup.
2 Christmas Plays for Women's Groups by Regina Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
These two Christmas plays by Christian novelist Regina Russell will bring the real meaning of Christmas to the forefront of any Christian women's group. "Jesus' Christmas List" and "The Friendship Bomb" can be simply or as elaborately staged as desired for your group's needs.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short play for a man and a woman, in which they discuss the pros and cons of converting to Islam. It is meanty to be comedic, not didactic. There are no fees for performance as long as the author is correctly attributed.
Give Us Barabbas! by Stoney M. Setzer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
This Easter play is presented from the perspective of Barabbas, a criminal and a rebel against the Roman Empire. He is set to be executed with his two accomplices when an unexpected turn of events brings him before the court of Pontius Pilate--leading to an outcome Barabbas could have never imagined.
Christmas In Hell by Cleveland McLeish
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » American / African American
Dives is a wealthy entrepreneur with a bad attitude towards Christmas, Christians and the underprivileged of our society, until one day...He wakes up in hell.
Too Late: A Dramatic Play by Laura Shinn
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a short play centered on the consequences of entering eternity without salvation, given freely by the grace of God. It's designed for the Christian church (youth group), regardless of denomination. It's very intense and will draw a highly emotional and hopefully spiritual response from anyone without Christ who sees it. Make sure your soul is prepared...before it's Too Late.
Crossroads At the Way and Churchianity by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from the voice of the past.
Crossroads At the Day of Bapticost by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act I. Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
In the style of classic British banter, Evangelical Seminary Student meets Captain Charismatic… Jesus mediates. Trek through nearly every topic of debate in the American Protestant Church today. Easy-to-read, scripted format, and with limited playwright permissions included with purchase, you might just read what you’ve always wanted to say and learn how to make a friend you have always wanted.
A New Star by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A Children's Nativity Musical. Suitable for Year 3 (approx. age 8) - whom the main text is aimed at, and under, although others can also get involved. You can download all of the audio tracks for free from the website associated with this work. This work is offered free to schools, nurseries and church groups that wish to raise funds for themselves, their PTAs or their closely related charities.