Skit Tip: Keep Your Head Up

In this Skit Tip, Eddie shares one of the most important rules when doing a Readers Theatre performance. Readers Theatre scripts are great because you have the script in front of you, but don't forget to connect with your audience. In this video, Eddie uses the script Land of the Free to demonstrate this important acting tip. Have questions or need advice about performing a script? Leave a comment below.

Popular Readers Theatre Scripts:

Mary and her father are writing letters to each other, revealing how he doubts the truth behind her pregnancy and the identity of her young son. This script is a blend of reader’s theater and an acted scene.

In a celebratory Readers Theater, audiences are reminded of the miraculous birth of Jesus, the greatest gift we could ever receive. Leads nicely into a choir or congregation singing “Joy to the World.”

In this Reader’s Theater script, Mary, Joseph, 2 shepherds, and an angel ask if people expected the Savior to come as a human baby, who is also fully God. Audiences are reminded that God sent His Son to show his love and to die for us all.

In this Readers Theater, audiences are led to focus on the phrase Jesus cried out on the cross, exclaiming that "it is finished," and how those words impact our lives as Christians.

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.