Plate spinning skit

Plate spinning skit
Plate spinning skit – a skit for 3 or more clowns [Editor’s note: I first saw this plate spinning skit on WGN-TV’s Bozo the Clown show, but the routine is much older than that.  In the original, there were 3 non-speaking clowns and the ringmaster who speaks at...
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Drinking water

Drinking water - a clown bit
Drinking water – a clown bit Yesterday, I was watching a collection of routines from Laurel and Hardy, and saw this routine done by Stan Laurel — I believe in Laughing Gravy.
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Clown acrobats teeterboard

I first saw this in a movie, The Great Rupert, performed by the great Jimmy Durante. In the scene, he's playing the part of a vaudeville acrobat, whose landlord has asked him to teach him a simple acrobatic trick ...
Clown acrobats teeterboard I first saw this in a movie, The Great Rupert, performed by the great Jimmy Durante. In the scene, he’s playing the part of a vaudeville acrobat, whose landlord has asked him to teach him a simple acrobatic trick …
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Suitcase in the background

Suitcase in the background - clown bits
Suitcase in the background – clown bits Suitcase in the background is not a skit, by itself. It is part of a larger skit, with two clowns, at the beginning, where the second clown is about to be introduced. I saw this recently on a rerun of The Lucy...
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Honest Ananias

Honest Ananias skit by Roly Bain Unlike most of the skits here, I cannot freely give this away to perform — it’s an original skit by Roly Bain, a very talented clown minister. The good news is, you can get a license to perform it (and many other...
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Follow Jesus

Follow Jesus - an original, silent skit for a clown troupe (9 or more clowns)
Follow Jesus – an original, silent skit for a clown troupe (9 or more clowns) This skit is courtesy of TenderHeart, aka. Nelda Singer (email: oldlulubell at yahoo.com) (set up: this clown skit is about several different small groups of clowns. No speaking parts. One man is dressed...
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David – a clownish retelling of David and Goliath

David - a clownish retelling of David and Goliath - This script is courtesy of Clowns for Christ
David – a clownish retelling of David and Goliath – This script is courtesy of Clowns for Christ Characters: Narrator, Stage Hand, David (a small child or baby), Helper (helps David, preferably David’s real mother), Sheep/soldiers (2 people, each playing a sheep and then a soldier), Father/King (same...
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Magic Coloring Book

Magic coloring book
This is a short clown routine using the Magic Coloring Book, also known in magical circles as the Svengali book. In a nutshell, when turning the pages of the book, the book appears to be blank. Turning the pages in a different way, it appears that the pages...
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Easter Transformation

Easter Butterfly Cocoon – a free Christian clown skit for 1 or 2 clowns, about the change that Jesus brings
Easter Transformation – a skit for 2 silent clowns and 3 or more helpers Written by John Gravley MAIN IDEA: to show that Jesus takes all of our hurts and pains to the cross and through his sacrifice offers us hope and love.
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Are your burdens too heavy?

Are Your Burdens Too Heavy?
Are Your Burdens Too Heavy? Written by John Gravley MAIN IDEA: show that Jesus can help us carry whatever weighs us down. HELPERS: two clowns. SETTING: can be anywhere. This skit can be used for all ages. The burdens should be specific to whatever audience you are sharing...
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