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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 Gift: A Salvation Skit for Christmas by Cheryl Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
This free skit illustrates that salvation is a gift from God. It can be performed by churches, youth groups, Bible clubs and schools.
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.
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.
Leaping Off the Page: Easter, Mother's and Father's Day Edition by L. Ruth Carter
Price: Free! Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of worship services, plays, poems, and litanies to be used in church services for Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day. These programs are simple, requiring only small casts and minimal sets and props. While they do not include music, they suggest appropriate songs. The material has a good variety for both children and adults, and includes audience participation.
Leaping Off the Page: Christmas Edition by L. Ruth Carter
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A collection of plays, short stories, and poems, this is a resource for churches to use for developing their Christmas programs. The material includes simple performance pieces which can be produced by small, modest groups as well as by larger congregations.
Two for the Chancel by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Two for the Chancel includes two Reader's Theater light dramas to be performed in the church chancel. The theme of The Easy Button is How freedom to choose came into the world and what it means for us, and of Four Drumsticks, Respecting God’s Creation while Honoring Mind and Community.
Dazzling Lights by Neeti Tibrewala
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Zechariah is struck dumb by an angel, in Luke 3: 7 - 18. His loss of voice becomes a metaphor for me, of forgetting that all things are possible with God. As I entered into ministry after graduating from The Iliff School of Theology, I wondered what would happen in my writing life. Would I doubt the birth of something new and lose my voice as Zechariah did?
Transcendology Can Reform Religions by Peace Seeker
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Inspirational
A screenplay about a spiritual journey that can bring new perspectives into religions. John was mentally in sync with the entire community. It was like Tapping Into the Mind of God. This Higher Self is called by many different names, but it ultimately is beyond any metaphysical concept. Spiritual seekers have experienced the enlightenment and tranquility that makes life enjoyable.
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.
A Dialogue on Trinity by Domenic Marbaniang
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
13-Year old Madeleine approaches her dad, Rev. Clarke, for answer to a question on Trinity and a dialogue ensues. They begin by discussing problems of consciousness and personality in the Three persons of the Godhead and proceed on to evaluate various theories, models, and views on the doctrine before finally evaluating the concept of "Unity" in Zeno's paradoxes and in the Priestly prayer of Jesus
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.
Salvation by Alan Cliff
Price: Free! Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Full Length Play, written and premiered in 2013. The play, with a cast of four (2M, 2F) follows the relationships, experiences and pressures of three workhouse inmates and a contentious new arrival - a nurse - during mid-nineteenth century Ireland. Story follows the courage and bravery of those in a tragic and harrowing environment striving to harness one objective: Survival.
A Lesson in Preparedness by Bryan Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
What happens when you go before a group of people unprepared? This skit will show you every ugly angle. Two people have agreed to sing a song during a church service, but haven't practiced. The narrator will present every possible outcome of this performance. This is a fun skit that will keep everyone's attention. Combined with a good hymn, it will give a powerful message to any church member.
The Case of the Broken Heart by Richard von Fuchs
Price: Free! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A smooth talking American evangelist is building a church in a small town outside Vancouver and drops dead in the middle of a sermon. Many people who know and serve him have a motive to kill him. Was it murder or heart disease?
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.