Tag Archives: Christmas

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 Christmas Family

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“The Christmas Family” A Journey of Imagination and Hope. by Frederick Passmore copyright 2006 Synopsis: In a script that is performed without actor lines, only narration supplied on the soundtrack CD, a young crippled boy in a children’s home spends Christmas Eve listening to the Nativity Story on the radio. As his imagination pictures the scene, the audience sees it acted… Read more »

The Ultimate Gift

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“The Ultimate Gift” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2015 Sheep Laughs Records Synopsis: At a meeting of a technology company days before Christmas, three inventors present their inventions for the next year’s “Ultimate Gift.” In each of the three five-to-six-minute skit sequences, a way-out device is demonstrated that causes havoc on the group, with truly hysterical results! A cleaning lady that… 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 »

The Junk Man’s Christmas Dinner

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“The Junk Man’s Christmas Dinner” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2016 Sheep Laughs Studios Synopsis: A hermit that lives by a junkyard is spending Christmas Eve feeling sorry for himself. But his solitude is interrupted by a visitor worse off than him, and he learns that the key to the joy of the season is giving what you can. Includes… Read more »

How Nick Became A Saint

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“How Nick Became A Saint” Written by Frederick Passmore Copyright 2004 Sheep Laughs Publications Synopsis: A department store manager gets word that his regular “Santa’s helper” can’t make it so he drafts a store employee to fill in the red suit for the day. The hapless fellow is abused, threatened by a bully kid, barfed on, insulted, given demands, etc. and… Read more »

The Narrated Nativity

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“The Narrated Nativity” (Nativity Story Excerpts from “Redemption In The Wings” Play) by Frederick Passmore copyright 2009 Sheep Laughs Publications This is the script for the embedded “Nativity Play” scenes found in the play “Redemption In The Wings.” You may do it separately if you wish, to have a shorter traditional Christmas story, without having to learn lines. The story… 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 »