Category: Drama

“The Nova Theater” Premieres THIS SUNDAY!

As promised, today I want to share a glimpse of the story and characters of The Nova Theater, our newest play (premiering tomorrow!!). Here’s a plot summary: “The cast and crew of the Nova Theater have one chance to prove their worth—but the odds are not in their favor. Director Andrew Jarvis is hounded by critics […]

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Jesus, What a Beautiful Name: Singing Christmas Tree 2018

I’m back in the office today after our whirlwind trip to Florida this weekend! Hobe Sound Bible Church’s 2018 Singing Christmas Tree is now history, but the recording is still available here on the church’s website for you to watch. I’m so glad they make a video recording of the show for long-distance viewing, but […]

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Heading to Florida for a new premiere!

Well, I have to abandon the office for a few days…but for a wonderful reason! Kittywham Productions is hitting the road for Florida this morning to attend a performance of one of our plays! Hobe Sound Bible Church in Hobe Sound, FL, stages a yearly musical production featuring a Singing Christmas Tree. This year, I […]

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Behind the Scenes: Rehearsal for “The Nova Theater,” Premiering in Two Weeks!

How many times must you rehearse one exit from a scene? Could depend on how eager your fellow actors are to extract you from the stage! Check out this footage from a recent rehearsal: As you can see, rehearsals for our new play, The Nova Theater, are moving forward with normal levels of energy and laughter! We’ve […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: Save 40% on your entire purchase!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! To celebrate Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, we’re offering 40% off all our products for the next four days!! Now’s the time to plan ahead for your next drama performance or school competition, so head to our Shop and explore our scripts while they’re on sale! We have full-length plays […]

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What “Discipleship through Drama” Looks Like

Kittywham Productions has a tagline that only appears on one or two pages of our site. But it’s a phrase that carries rich meaning: “Discipleship through Drama.” “Discipleship” gets a fair amount of airtime in Christian circles, which I think is good, although I wonder if sometimes it becomes a vague, almost mystical concept. As […]

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Free Excerpt from Dramatic Dialogue “One Man’s Treasure”

Of all our skits and short plays, I think I’d say our Dramatic Dialogue One Man’s Treasure is my favorite, if I had to pick. I love pulling stories from the pages of Scripture and imagining them on a stage, and One Man’s Treasure does just that. Inspired by one of Christ’s shortest parables (a single verse!) in Matthew […]

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The Nova Theater – One Month Away!

Few times do I love my work more than when I get to be involved in a performance of one of my plays. And that is happening this season! In a month my newest drama, The Nova Theater, will be premiered in my hometown, by a cast of some of the best young people I have […]

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“The Purpose of Playing”: Hamlet on Mirrors and Sawing the Air

Lately I’ve been rereading Hamlet and freshly remembering the play’s challenges, questions, and lessons. It’s Shakespeare’s longest drama and probably his most famous, understandably. I studied Hamlet my senior year of high school and in four different classes during my time at Hillsdale College—and the play never gets old. I guess that makes this my fifth reread, […]

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The Writing Process: How to Storyboard a Script

After emerging from an intense script-writing season, I’ve been reflecting on my writing process, pondering what techniques worked and what didn’t. I certainly have plenty to improve on and new methods I want to try, but I thought I’d share one technique that helped me as I wrote my latest play. The Storyboard Isn’t storyboarding […]

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