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THE BELOVED SON

INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF HENRI NOUWEN 

A NEW PLAY BY MURRAY WATTS

From the creators of the acclaimed Mr Darwin's Tree and Fire from Heaven comes a remarkable new play The Beloved Son.

Henri Nouwen (1932 - 1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest, psychologist and professor who reached the heights of academic success at Yale and Harvard, before abandoning everything to join the community of L'Arche Daybreak in Toronto.  He became part of a life-sharing movement, seeking to make known the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities, exploring their unique talents and creating a welcoming home of friendship and belonging. 

To some, Henri Nouwen put his brilliant career into reverse, risking the loss of reputation, to others his life was a prophetic challenge to church and society. The Beloved Son is a moving solo performance exploring hope and longing, family dynamics, sexual and emotional crisis and the profound insights of a man who became one of the greatest spiritual writers of the Twentieth Century.

- UPCOMING PERFORMANCES -

7.30PM  I  SATURDAY  I  JANUARY 27TH

St Lukes, London, UK

7.30PM  FRIDAY  APRIL 26TH

St James Scottish Episcopal Church, Edinburgh, Scotland

7.30PM SATURDAY  I  APRIL 27TH

St Paul's, Beckenham, UK

3PM SATURDAY  MAY 11TH

Wesley Church Centre, Chester, UK

7.45PM SATURDAY  JUNE 8TH

St Paul's Church, Cambridge, UK

7.30PM FRIDAY  JUNE 14TH

Thorington Theatre, Suffolk, UK

 

7.30PM THURSDAY  JULY 4TH

Woodside Avenue, Muswell Hill, N London, UK

3.30PM SATURDAY  AUGUST 24TH

Greenbelt Festival, Kettering, UK

6PM FRIDAY  SEPTEMBER 6TH

St Luke's, Burtonstone Lane, York, UK

TBC PM SATURDAY  I  SEPTEMBER 7TH

Stillington Village Hall, N Yorks, UK

TBC PM THURSRDAY  OCTOBER 10TH

Cotham Parish Church, Bristol, UK

7.30PM FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 29TH

Frigate Theatre, York, UK

* Tickets are available to purchase directly/online from each individual venue

- MORE TOUR DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED HERE SOON -

Now booking new venues. All venue booking enquiries to:  andrewharrison6@icloud.com

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