Whose Birthday

  • Cast Number: 3
  • Run-time: 9 minutes
  • Bible Reference: Luke 2

Theme:            It’s someone’s birthday and everyone wants to go to the party . . . except no one knows whose birthday it is.
Could be a regular drama or puppet script.
 

Bible Reference:         Luke 2

 

Cast:                3 (Duey & Huey could be male or female)

                       

Set, Lighting, Sound, Costumes:        standard

 

Time:              9

 

Sample of script:           

 

Duey & Huey come on stage from opposite sides

 

Duey:              Helloooo! 

 

Huey:              Hi, Duey!

 

Duey:              Hi, Huey!

 

Huey:              Hi Duey!

 

Duey:              Hi Huey!

 

Huey:              Hey, Duey.

 

Duey:              Yeah, Huey?

 

Huey:              Have you ever noticed that our names sound alike?

 

Duey:              What do you mean?

 

Huey:              I mean .. .  I am Huey . . .  and you are Duey. . . . Sound alike.

 

Floyd comes on stage

 

Floyd:              Hey guys how are you?

 

Huey:              Doin’ good. . . Don’t think we have met. . .  I am Huey, and this is my friend Duey.

 

Floyd:              Good to know you guys, my name’s Floyd.

 

Duey:              Don’t want you to go and take this the wrong way but . . . that there is kinda a strange name.

 

Floyd:              What is a strange name?

 

Duey:              Your name. . .  Sounds kinda strange . . . Floyd, a very different kinda name. Not at all a standard kinda name like Duey, or even Huey for that matter.

 

Huey:              I kinda have to agree with Duey on that Floyd. . . Floyd is way different for a name.

 

Floyd:              Well where I come from Floyd is a common name, everyone knows Floyd where I come from. . . No one ever likely heard of the name Huey . .  or Duey either.

 

Duey:              Are you serious? . .  Wow! . . . You must be like from way another part of town.

 

Huey:              Maybe outta town even maybe.

 

Duey:              Floyd! . . . Hmmmm, more I hear the name, it like kinda grows on you.

 

Huey:              You know you are flat out right Duey . .  Floyd is kinda one of those cool names. Except . . . there is a problem.

 

Floyd:              What’s wrong with the name Floyd now?

 

Huey:              Maybe not a biggee but . .  I mean our names are Huey and Duey . . . They kinda go together, know what I mean? . . I can’t see Floyd working real well with another name.

 

Duey:              Just hold on Huey, there’s . . . No that won’t work . .  But there’s always . .

 

Huey:              I know! . . . Android. . . Floyd and Android work good together!

 

Duey:              Yah but Android is the name of a phone, not so much the name of a guy.

 

Floyd:              I’m not sure why you guys figure a guy’s name needs to rhyme up with another guy’s name. . . .

 

Duey:              Well, so long as you are good with it so am I . . . But anyhow . . . I am so excited!

 

Huey:              About what?

 

Duey:              About the party!

 

Huey:              What party?

 

Duey:              You know, the big birthday party that everyone is talking about!

 

Floyd:              There’s a big party and everyone’s talking about it?

 

Huey:              Oh yeah Floyd!  A really big party! (thinks) Who is it for, anyway?

 

Duey:              How am I supposed to remember?

 

Huey:              Well, I thought you wanted to go!

 

Duey:              Well of course I want to go, but that doesn’t mean I have to know who the party is for! 

 

Huey:              I guess you’re right!

 

Floyd:              Let me get this straight. . . . You two guys are excited about going to this here birthday party . .  but you don’t know whose birthday it is?

 

Huey:              Yep, that would be about it.

 

Duey excited:  Happy Birthday, what’s-his-name!  Yahoo!

 

Floyd:              Don’t you think it’s a little strange having a birthday party for someone that you don’t even know?

 

Duey:              What do you mean?  People do it all the time!

 

Floyd:              They do?

 

Duey:              Sure!  Look at Christmas – there is an occasion where tons of people all over the world get so busy with parties and presents and candies that they forget Christmas is actually Jesus’ birthday.

 

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