Believe / The Man Jesus: Two Plays (Oberon Modern Plays) by Matthew Hurt

By Matthew Hurt

think – Traitor, adulteress, widow and martyr: a latest re-imagining of the tales of 4 woman characters from the previous testomony. Re-cast in a psychologically honest gentle, their stories are surprising even via today’s sensationalist criteria. From seduction, torture and decapitation to infanticide and rape, those are girls 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 amazing play seems at key moments within the lifetime of Jesus throughout the eyes of the lads 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 strong portrayal of the tyrants, traitors and madmen in Jesus’ existence asks humans of all faiths and none: what kind of guy used to be in a position to encourage the heritage of the area? A play for one actor.

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