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When Santa got caught – skit for the holidays

skit for the holidays


When Santa is caught red-handed breaking into someone’s house, the police are called and he is arrested. Poor Santa! His life is going down the toilet. He has developed a gluten intolerance, so all the cookies left out for him can’t be touched, leaving him starving. Even his own wife, the lovely Mrs Claus wants to send him down the river. So much so, that Santa decides once and for all to give up the red suit. Perhaps to swap it for an orange one in this skit for the holidays….

Read other skits by Josie Wert – No-Thanks-Giving – family Thanksgiving skit.

Author: Josie Wert

Genre: Comedy, skit for the holidays

Type: One act, short play, skit, sketch

Cast: Cast of 6: 2M, 2F, 2N

Ages of the actors: Any – can be performed by kids up to adults

Length: Three to four minutes (two pages in total)

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Set: The living room with a Christmas tree

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – fun skit especially for teens

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Like this play? other skits for the holidays:

Cupid’s Bad day – skit for Valentine’s day
A Christmas Carol – very short skit on the famous play
Call of the Riled – Thanksgiving skit