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Pioneer Drama Service
Meriwether Publishing
Christian Plays and Musicals

 Full Length Plays
 One Act Plays
 Full Length Musicals
 One Act Musicals
 Carol Burnett Comedy Kits
 Character Development, Prevention Plays
 Children's Theatre
 Classics, Literature
 Comedy Revues, Variety Shows
 Comedy Sketches, Parodies
 Christmas Plays and Musicals
 Grammar Plays
 Monologues, Duets, Contest
 Mythology, Fairy Tales
 Radio, TV Plays
 Readers Theatre
 Shakespeare Plays & Comedies
 Skits, Sketch Collections
 Social Studies Plays
 Speech and Forensics
 Theatre DVDs, Theatre CDs
 Theatre Texts, Drama Books
 Theatre Games, Acting Games
 Whodunits, Mysteries

Church Guidelines

Please include cast list, and (if required) prop list, costume information, set specifications, etc., with all plays and musicals. Following are the types of drama we publish:

  • One-act non-royalty plays on religious themes up to 30 pages.
  • Christmas and Easter chancel drama or liturgy - length 30 minutes maximum - for children's Sunday school departments and also for adults.
  • Collection of short sketches on a central theme - five per collection - humorous, entertaining, Christian.
  • Religious musicals for Christmas and Easter - one hour maximum. (Computer generated musical accompaniment score and CD of performance preferred.)
  • Readers Theatre scripts - 30 minutes maximum.
  • Monologs.


  • Our Christian books cover creative worship on such topics as clown ministry, storytelling, banner-making, drama ministry, children's worship, and more. We also publish anthologies of Christian sketches. We do not publish works of fiction or devotionals.
  • Send sample chapters or an outline - no complete manuscripts.


  • Include a synopsis or brief statement of objectives.
  • Tell us why you believe your work deserves publication. Define the market you see as the potential audience.
  • Please include a list of your publishing credits and/or experience and your payment expectations.
  • Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for our response.
  • Send book manuscripts to:

Editor, Contemporary Drama Service, Ltd.
885 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

  • Send drama scripts to:

Editor, Contemporary Drama Service
885 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Allow 4-6 weeks for response.


  • Double-spaced typewritten pages with your name on each page.
  • Self-addressed, stamped envelope or return postage with all submittals.