A tense and provocative play offering a remarkably fresh and painful take on our perpetual guilt in the face of poverty and brutality in the developing world.
Michael, a married man running a small business, accompanies a squabbling delegation of bishops to Africa as a lay volunteer. There, an unsettling encounter with a hotel porter leads to a series of agonising moral dilemmas that compromise his work, his marriage – and his faith.
Drew Pautz’s play Love the Sinner was first staged at the National Theatre, London, in 2010.
‘Topical, tender-hearted, fascinating’
‘A cunningly written clash of religious cultures across continents; and the story of a modern marriage… a strong and serious contender for this year’s most promising playwright’