Fun Your Way


See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. (Eph. 5:15-16)

Three young friends meet a street vendor advertising various brands of “fun.” The price? Their time. It seems a simple exchange, but while one of the young people shows interest in the vendor’s wares, the other two have misgivings.

This allegorical play seriously contemplates where and why we spend our time, but without labeling specific activities as good or bad. Rather, in the tradition of parables, Fun Your Way demands rigorous self-examination, applicable to many areas of our lives.

This short play has a cast of 4 characters, all gender-neutral, plus a small narratorial role that can be filled either by a fifth actor or by one of the four main players. The play runs about 10 minutes and meets One-Act Play guidelines for both Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) conventions and Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) fine arts competitions.

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Please note: Purchase also includes a printable license authorizing you to give as many performances as you want within one year from the date of purchase, after which we ask that you contact us to renew the license if you wish to perform the play again. You are free to print as many copies of the script as you need. However, please do not share it with other groups who might wish to produce the play, but instead direct them to our website so that they can purchase their own copy and license.

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Additional information



Running Time

5-10 minutes, 10-15 minutes

Cast Size

4, 5

Male/female characters

4 or 5 gender-neutral roles


Allegory/parable, ACE One-Act Play, FACCS One-Act Play