Category Archives: Holidays

Tricks Or Treats: Scare vs Share

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“Tricks or Treats: Scare vs Share” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2005 Sheep Laughs Publications Synopsis: A Christian wife takes the opportunity to hand out Gospel tracts with the candy for Halloween: “share,” but her husband has a different idea: “scare!” Will the kids get “tricked” or “treated?” And what about the neighbors that pop in unexpectedly? A short, fun (and… Read more »

The Telltale Talent

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“The Telltale Talent” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2003 Sheep Laughs Publications Synopsis: A fellow, asked to direct a church play, declines due to a lack of faith in his ability. Later, while napping, an angel visits him in a vision and takes him to the Graveyard of Buried Talents. There he is confronted not only with the reality of… Read more »

Mama’s Close Call

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“Mama’s Close Call” by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2005 Sheep Laughs Publications Synopsis: Written for Mother’s Day, but good any time, this skit will have everyone in stitches! Mama, settling in for a nice quiet evening with her TV, gets more excitement than she bargained for -or wanted- when her writer son drops in. Getting all choked up -literally- over his tribute… Read more »

Mama Knows Best!

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“Mama Knows Best!” (The Mother’s Day Version of “How To Be Spiritually Fit”) by Frederick Passmore copyright 2006-2018 Synopsis: Wishing to get something “religious” for his Mama for Mother’s Day, a well-intentioned but misled man orders an advertised do-it-yourself Christian self-improvement program from a TV infomercial. When it arrives, he heads over to his mother’s house to give it to… Read more »

Season’s Beatings: Live From Downtown

“Live From Downtown” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2001 Sheep Laughs Records Synopsis: A reporter doing a live interview on location during Christmas tries to get passing shoppers to share their holiday cheer. He encounters a series of comically hostile or just plain nutty characters before a sympathetic person helps him recover from his ordeal and shares the true source of holiday… Read more »

Redemption In The Wings

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 “Redemption In The Wings” by Frederick Passmore copyright 2009 Story synopsis: Christmas is nearing, and the play being rehearsed for the guests of a homeless shelter is looming as a disaster. Plaguing the director are problems she feels ill equipped to handle: the demanding actress playing Mary is a Hollywood diva sentenced to community service; the actor playing Gabriel is nowhere… Read more »

Christmas Leads Us Home

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“Christmas Leads Us Home” Story Page written by Frederick Passmore copyright 2013 Sheep Laughs Publications Synopsis: A new play in the “No Lines to Learn” narrated format, this script (approximately 50 minutes) deals with a mother’s difficult relationship with a wayward daughter, as well as her fears for the soul of a son in the military. A flashback to a family… Read more »

The Great Church Robbery

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“The Great Church Robbery” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 1999 Sheep Laughs Records Synopsis: This short poem, a Christian version of “The Grinch” story, can done as a dramatic reading using the background music and sound effects, or acted out to the narrated version on the same CD. In it, we see a bitter old man living next door to… Read more »

New Year’s Eve At The Bad Habit Club

“New Year’s Eve At The Bad Habit Club” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright Sheep Laughs Publications 2003-2016 Synopsis: In this skit parable, a group of characters (personifications of Bad Habits), temporarily displaced due to New Year’s Resolutions, gather to celebrate and wait until the resolutions are broken and they can go home. But when the unthinkable happens, things go from bad to… Read more »

Assignment: Comfort And Joy!

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2 Corinthians 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. “Assignment: Comfort And Joy!” (Shorter 2015 Version)… Read more »