Scripts in Category: Reader's Theatre

In this Readers Theater script, the story of the shepherds is recounted as the angel appears before them to announce the birth of the Savior, filling them with fear that is soon replaced with joy.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This Readers Theater helps usher in the Advent season, recounting the story of Anna, a faithful elderly woman who saw the Hope of the world wrapped in swaddling clothes. Works beautifully as a lead-in to lighting the candle of hope.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

This Father's Day Readers Theater describes several types of dads and celebrates the men who have been part of our stories.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Heroes don't wear capes. True heroes love and protect, knowing the risks and sacrifices that come along with their duty. Use this script as a Readers Theater or memorized performance to acknowledge the selfless service of veterans, fallen soldiers, and first responders.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Honor veterans and fallen soldiers with this simple, yet moving script. In it, actor(s) read a letter to a soldier that expresses their gratitude for the sacrifices made on their behalf to protect their freedoms.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

There is no grave that can hold Jesus! Celebrate the risen Savior on Easter morning with this anthem video, where we’re reminded of the miraculous resurrection of the Son of God, who came to die for each of us.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 2

This Readers Theater helps audiences think about the miracle and ministry of Jesus’ life, and how everything He did on earth led up to His death, which coincided with the mystery of the temple veil tearing from top to bottom.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4-6

In this Readers Theater for Easter (or any service focused on Jesus’ resurrection), we are reminded of what we received as a result of Jesus conquering death and rising from the grave. Themes: Easter, Resurrection, Salvation, Christian Life

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

In this interactive Readers Theater, children and adults present the story of creation in a fun way. Works with as few as two children, or up to as many as you want.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

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.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

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.”

Actors: 4 Minutes: 2

This Reader’s Theater script helps to bring hope to tragic events like the shootings in Las Vegas. It urges audiences to remember what happened and to remember God’s sovereignty the next time something terrible happens.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Five individuals wonder what it would’ve been like to have witnessed the arrival of a baby who would save the world, and stand in awe that Jesus came to be part of their lives. This script is a thoughtful and celebratory anthem ideal for a Christmas service. Includes an mp3 of the soundtrack from the video version.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

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.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 7

In this skit, a reader’s theater goes awry when two of the readers take it upon themselves to make some edits to God’s Word, in an attempt to be more “real” about gratitude.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

A time of worship through scripture celebrating the mystery of the Advent of Christ the Lord.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2