If you’re looking for a short drama based on Matthew
: 1 3 4 4 (Jesus’ parable about the man who found treasure in a field and sold all he had to purchase the field), here are a couple of options.
The first is called The Treasure, written by Kevin Penner from
Manitoba, . It’s set for four actors. Canada
It’s copyrighted, but royalty free. Kevin just asks that you include his name and address on any copies you make (by Kevin Penner Box
28 40 Swan River, Manitoba,Canada R0L 1Z0 firstname.lastname@example.org)
You might also take a look at X Marks the Spot, by John Fewings, set for four actors as well.
Summary: “A band of pirates miss out on buried treasure because they can't accept the cabin boy's explanation of how simple it is to find. This sketch seeks to highlight the importance of accepting the gospel in its simplicity, without unnecessary theological complications.)”
The play is © copyright John Fewings, all rights reserved. It may be performed free of charge, on the condition that copies are not sold for profit in any medium, nor any entrance fee charged. In exchange for free performance, the author would appreciate being notified of when and for what purpose the play is performed. He may be contacted at:
. Email: mailto:email@example.com 50 Howdale Road, Hull, HU8 , 9JZ UK
For more creative worship resources based on the lectionary readings for July
, 2 4 20 , click on Proper 1 1 1 2A in the list of “Labels” at the right side of the page.