The Man Jesus / Believe

The Man Jesus / Believe

by Matthew Hurt


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The Man Jesus / Believe by Matthew Hurt

In The Man Jesus , a one-man play, the life of Jesus seen through the eyes of the tyrants, traitors, madmen, men and women around him. Believe , a one-woman play, is a contemporary re-imagining of the stories of four female characters from the Old Testament: the prostitute Rahab, the army wife Bathsheba, the seductress Judith and the martyr Hannah.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783192021
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

After training as an actor, Matthew Hurt joined the Soho Theatre’s Young Writers’ group. His play Singing! Dancing! Acting! was subsequently performed at the Soho Theatre. Believe , originally written for Linda Marlowe, was produced at the Traverse, Edinburgh, and was featured on BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour. It has since been performed in London, Australia, and in Sweden in translation. An adaptation of a French play, Tuesdays at Tesco's ( Le Mardi à Monoprix ), was produced at 2011's Edinburgh Festival where it won a Fringe First award. His new play for radio – Kingdom of Cloud – will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in spring 2015.

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