A writer, lyricist, and worship leader, Suzanne’s passion is to present God’s Truth in fresh ways through the creative arts. She worked as a high school English Lit and Bible teacher, until last year when she (temporarily!) traded her Riverside Shakespeare in for Green Eggs and Ham, her pre-schooler’s current literary favorite. She writes fiction and short dramatic pieces, and has co-written three children’s musicals for local churches.
Suzanne is a native of Syracuse, NY, where she currently resides with her husband Michael, their daughter Skylar, and one saber-toothed housecat.
Mr. Johnson helps the Director bring to life this year’s Christmas Pageant as he insists that the stable’s atmosphere wasn’t noiseless and calm.
A major milestone reminds Dad that it is God, not him, who ultimately directs his daughter’s life. A great script for Father’s Day, graduation recognition, or a celebration of both.
Prayer is vital to a Christian marriage—so why is praying together so hard?
There’s Good Friday, and there’s Easter Sunday. And then there’s the day in between, filled with waiting, grieving, and just plain not understanding. This is a one-act illustrating both the Biblical passion-week Saturday and the days when we struggle to understand God’s timing.
The way to a girl’s heart is through a guy’s guitar… or maybe not.
For all of us who need the occasional “permission” to step out of the kitchen and into the throne room of God.
A fun way to remind your congregation of your upcoming Harvest Party or Fall Festival.
In the thick of the “Christmas Crazy”, a Dad discovers one of the most dangerous deceptions of the holiday—that it’s for those who are good. A monologue to open a service.
It’s Valentine’s Day! And if 90 minutes + 12 marriage candidate = 1 perfect match, Gabrielle and Jack have a date with destiny…unless Love is patient.
God has a plan for the future, but He also has a plan for the present. Don’t miss today because you’re too focused on hoping for tomorrow.
A fast-paced play in three acts. Designed with dessert and/or discussion breaks in mind, this is perfect for a youth group, college group, or church “date-night” event. Includes promotional artwork and slides!
Two American’s September 11th, 2001 accounts meet, as each discovers their security is in God alone.
This is a fun and interactive play with a “choose your own ending” for the audience!
Characters of a church Christmas pageant are thrown into investigative turmoil as their “baby Jesus” nursery doll comes up missing after an untimely power outage. Accusations soar and secrets are revealed as the cast sets out to find the true ‘leading role’ before the curtain opens!
This play has about 35-40 minutes of dialogue. Times will vary when being used as a dinner theatre.
A real estate agency is turned upside-down when faced with the prospect of one scandalous sale. A modern-day parable illustration the Incarnation.
Two women compare their perceived inadequacies as wives and mothers until they are confronted by an unlikely source.
Stress and worry are timeless – but God meets our needs in miraculous ways. A New Testament-set monologue with a twist.
Hosting her first Thanksgiving has Avery in a grocery store panic, until a voice of experience provides a “reality check” about hospitality.
One Christian’s costume party preparations illustrates that the “living for God” resolution may not be what it seems.
Three weeks into New Years’ resolutions, the ever-resourceful Emily seeks praise from a professional—and finds it’s not quite what she expected.
A young graduate struggles with the news that the plans she had are seemingly different than the plans God has.
A modern-day “Priest and Levite” meet at a highway rest stop and comment on the accident they’ve just passed.
Jana engages a co-worker in conversation about her church; her priorities are contrasted with the realities of the Church around the world.
Jesse and Jordan need something from their father but are reluctant to ask. A humorous illustration of why we sometimes hesitate to go to God with our needs.
A zany game show opportunity goes wrong when contestants realize that all sin is a form of idolatry.
Dad’s two teenagers are in a desperate last-minute quandary about what to give Dad for Father’s Day.
When hearing that Jesus is coming through their modern day suburban neighborhood, Pete, Sal, and Jack are more concerned about the state of their yards than the state of their hearts- which have more in common than they know.
Three siblings are hired to clean the garage, and the one hired first has an issue with the wage paid to the one hired last. A retelling of Jesus’ parable of the “workers in the vineyard.”
The morning after the ball, Prince Charming is having a romantic crisis and needs his sister’s advice. How do you know when you’ve found the “right” person?
Four unnamed characters expose the brokenness and pain in their lives, and speak Scriptural truth about God’s intimate knowledge and care for us. This scene combines four monologues with responsive readings.
After reconciling the Christmas gift receipts and devising a payment plan, a husband and wife wonder whether it was all worth the price they paid - and rediscover what it cost Christ on that first Christmas.