Ruth and Naomi • One-woman Show

by Myrth Elizabeth Burr

 

A Story of love filled with heartache, strife and drama. Many believe that Ruth gleaning in the fields for Naomi is the importance of this story. While this is true, I find of more importance is the fact that Ruth was teachable and listened to Naomi who said, “Ruth wouldst thou present thyself in marriage to Boaz that you might have children, raise up a family, and keep our name alive in Israel?” By so doing, Ruth became the great-grandmother of King David of the house of David, therefore the ancestral mother of Jesus Christ.

 

 


PLAY DETAILS

  • 1 woman
  • About 90 minutes
  • biblical dress, if desired
  • few small props, no setting
  • ORDER #2008

Available early to mid-March 2020!


COMMENTS

“After reading this account, I now realize that Ruth the Moabite was an ancestral grandmother of Jesus. I never before knew that Ruth and Boaz were the great-ancestors of Jesus Christ in mortality.” — Palm Springs, California

“We appreciate your sensitivity to the lives of these two great biblical women, Ruth and her mother-in-law, Naomi. Your portrayal of these women of the past made them seem more real to us and emphasized the great lessons their lives can teach us.” — Relief Society Board members/General Presidency, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

“We want to extend our sincere appreciation to you for sharing your time and talents with the Young Women’s Presidency. We not only received new insights in the biblical life of Ruth, but had some prior notions reconfirmed.” — Young Women’s General Presidency, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah


PERUSAL MATERIALS

    • The PERUSAL PAGES file (in PDF format) is available here:  SOON

REHEARSAL MATERIALS AVAILABLE

  • Performance License Application: No production rights can be granted until this application is filled out and sent to us. This is a filler form that after you click “SUBMIT” will send directly to our email address. Response averages 2-3 business days.
  • Script in PDF format  — Order #2008a : $20.00 (will be sent to you by email, from which you will be authorized to make copies for your production)



  • First Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #2008d : $35 (for the first or only performance)



    Second Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #2008e : $30 (For each successive performance)




  • Professional Royalties will be quoted upon application

 

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PRODUCTIONS

  • Extensive tours with over a thousand performances throughout the years to many locales in the United States and around the world

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