Download e-book for iPad: Believe / The Man Jesus: Two Plays (Oberon Modern Plays) by Matthew Hurt

By Matthew Hurt

ISBN-10: 178319202X

ISBN-13: 9781783192021

think – Traitor, adulteress, widow and martyr: a modern re-imagining of the tales of 4 lady characters from the previous testomony. Re-cast in a psychologically fair mild, their stories are surprising even via today’s sensationalist criteria. From seduction, torture and decapitation to infanticide and rape, those are ladies surviving in violent occasions. think explores what ‘God’ and religion ability to the prostitute Rahab, the military spouse Bathsheba, the seductress Judith and the martyr Hannah. A play for one actress.

THE guy JESUS – This impressive play seems at key moments within the lifetime of Jesus in the course of the eyes of the boys and girls round him. A startling and relocating account of latest testomony tales together with the beheading of John the Baptist, the Sermon at the Mount and his ultimate trip to Jerusalem. Hurt’s robust portrayal of the tyrants, traitors and madmen in Jesus’ lifestyles asks humans of all faiths and none: what kind of guy was once in a position to motivate the heritage of the area? A play for one actor.

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