The Skit Guys

Readers Theatre Scripts

About God

The character of God and foundation for theology is explained through a simple child’s prayer.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

But God Looks at the Heart

A series of statements that describe what we as society and often even church culture value contrasted with what God looks at — our hearts.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

The Last Days: Collection

This collection of five reader’s theatre style scripts leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus is perfect for incorporating into your sermon or worship service leading up to Easter.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-6 minutes per script

Good Friday

Several characters surrounding the cross relive the events leading up to the crucifixion. This script can be performed as a Readers Theatre. There are 6 different characters, but they can be played by as few as two people. See The Skit Guys video of ‘Good Friday’ below.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 6-9 minutes

9/11: We Remember

On September 11th our world was forever changed. Years later we know that God is still with us. Remember the events of 9/11 with this Reader’s Theatre script.

  • Actors: 3-4
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Only One Like You

A Father’s Day drama for our one and only, our Dads. This can be done as a Reader’s Theatre with music stands in front of each actor, or it can be memorized.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Easter Trilogy

This script is three readings- Christ’s death, His resurrection, and our response to the Living Lord. This script is perfect for incorporating into your Easter morning worship service.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4 minutes

The Last Days: Peter’s Denial

A narrative of Peter’s denial of Christ before the crucifixion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Last Days: The Garden

A narrative of those moments had by Jesus and His disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane just before His arrest and ultimate crucifixion.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

The Last Days: Washing the Disciples Feet

A dramatic narrative of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Greatest Story Ever Told

Don’t have the preparation time, massive cast of actors, or camel rental budget for a huge Easter production this year?  We’ve got the solution:  a hybrid between a Readers’ Theatre and a Script that will help you present the Greatest Story Ever Told. The powerful story of Christ’s death on the cross and the events leading up to his ultimate sacrifice.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Glorious Interruption

A story is told of a young couple with romantic notions of marriage when their ideal vision for the future is suddenly interrupted by God.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

His Love Endures Forever

A prayer of thanksgiving to God and a response from God’s Word from Jeremiah 32 and 33.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

The Father’s Love

A Reader’s Theatre about God’s love and acceptance as a Father who pursued His people.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Search Me, O God: Responsive Reading

What a comfort to know that no matter what we do or no matter where we go, God the Father will always be there. Here is the Psalmist’s prayer as a responsive reading.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-3 minutes

Declaration of Dependence

Declaration of Dependence” description - “This Readers’ Theatre expresses gratitude for the freedoms and prosperity we enjoy as a nation, but more importantly for the freedom and mercy granted to us by a loving Savior.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 1-2 minutes

Love Is…

This script is a Reader’s Theatre that tells the truth about love. This skit can easily be performed memorized or not (use black music stands and have the actors read the script during performance). No blocking is necessary.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

This Year Will Be Different

Six people vow to make changes for the new year, but will they stick to it?

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Cards You’ve Been Dealt

This is a Reader’s Theatre based on the video “Cards You’ve Been Dealt”. We’ve all been given painful situations in our lives, but how will you respond to the hand you’ve been given?

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

On The Way to The Cross

Follow Jesus through His ministry as He makes His way to pay the ultimate sacrifice for you and me.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes