King of the Israelites

by  Norman Beim

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6m, 2f

"Exciting, topical and relevant. Use of modern vernacular is a shrewd choice and very effective." - Portland Stage Company

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King of the Israelites

by  Norman Beim

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    6m, 2f
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    Chancel Drama / Pageant

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In this tale of love and vengeance, Saul, the first king of the Israelites, suffers from depression which is alleviated by the songs of the young sheperd David. When David becomes a hero after slaying Goliath, Saul's jealousy threatens to destroy his son Jonathan, David and his kingdom.

Published in Giants of the Old Testament.

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"Exciting, topical and relevant. Use of modern vernacular is a shrewd choice and very effective." - Portland Stage Company

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Norman Beim

Norman Beim, a life time member of the Dramatist Guild, is a prize-wining playwright, veteran actor and director. His plays have been produced nationally and internationally and won a number of awards including the Robert J. Pickering Award (Coldwater Theatre), the David James Ellis Award (Theatre A ...

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