Terrie Todd

Terrie Todd is an actor, director, and playwright with 20 years' experience leading a church drama team in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. She is also involved in community theatre, has served on the board of the Association of Community Theatre (ACT) Manitoba, and written for Sarasvati Productions, most recently “Irony: A Tragic Comedy about Life and Death.” Her first novel, "The Silver Suitcase," was released in January, 2016. She lives on the Canadian prairies with her husband Jon. They have 3 grown kids and 4 adorable grandsons. You can catch up with Terrie at www.terrietodd.blogspot.com

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  Once More With Passion

Adult Easter by Terrie Todd

36 pages

2 m, 4 w, 1 flexible, 1 small girl, 5-9 extras

Rick Hampton, an actor, gets a part as a Roman soldier in his hometown’s professionally produced Passion Play. As Rick works hard to learn his lines, he’s also trying to navigate his personal life which is in turmoil. Recently separated, he’s temporarily staying with his mother, who exemplifies so many Christian virtues, including also giving temporary shelter to Karen, Rick’s estranged wife. When Rick is asked to take on the role of Jesus, which includes a dramatic, stylized crucifixion scene, questions begin to arise for him and he’s forced to take a good l...

  Just Like the Ones I Used to Know

Comedy Holiday by Terrie Todd

20 pages

2 m, 3 w, 1 boy, 1 girl

Ted and Jane are hosting Ted’s mother and sister for Christmas. As they share memories of their childhood home (acted out live) it becomes clear that their perspectives about the past are very different. An on-going “falling off the ladder” gag adds to the laughs. Finally, Mom presents them each with a DVD featuring their old home movies. As they watch it together, the realization that perhaps they each had things better than they remember brings a lump to the throat and an appreciation for the value of family. Performing groups can be as creative as desired ...