What is Christmas?
Theme: Christmas is about the birth of Jesus Christ and the salvation he offers.
Length: 2-3 minutes
Characters: Six different people. This one used youth
Synopsis: This reader theater script was used to begin a Christmas program.
(Readers position themselves as a line across the stage. The capitalized word in the first three lines is the one emphasized)
One: WHAT is Christmas?
Two: What IS Christmas?
Three: What is CHRISTMAS?
Four: Uh, would you repeat the question?
One – Three: WHAT IS CHRISTMAS!
Four: Okay…I get it.
Five: Christmas is for kids.
Six: I thought Trix was for kids.
One: Okay, you guys, let’s get cereal…I mean, serious.
Three: Yes, this conversation is getting flakey.
Five: What I mean is that kids love Christmas because they get presents.
Six: I like presents.
One: And Christmas is about the most important present of all—the gift of eternal life.
Two: But more importantly, it’s the birth of our Savior.
Three: He’s the one who brought the gift.
Five: So Christmas is not just for kids, it’s for everyone.