The Alabaster Jar

by  Frederick L. Saur

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 4f

As the daughters of Simon the Pharisee prepare the tithes for the home, they express concern for their marriages which will be arranged. They learn their sister Miriam has committed adultery but has been saved from stoning by a strange man. 

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The Alabaster Jar

by  Frederick L. Saur

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    Cast Size

    1m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Period, Faith-based
  • Suggested Use

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    • UIL Approved

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As the daughters of Simon the Pharisee prepare the tithes for the home, they express concern for their marriages which will be arranged. They learn their sister Miriam has committed adultery but has been saved from stoning by a strange man. Their father Simon, a Pharisee, bans Miriam from his home and declares her dead the same night he entertains Jesus. When Miriam washes Jesus' feet with her tears and anoints them with perfume from her Alabaster Jar, Simon, after hearing Jesus' words to his guests, finds it within his heart to forgive his daughter. Published in Do Not Fear the Harvest and Other Plays.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection

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1m, 4f
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Frederick L. Saur

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