The Beloved

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A ShiberHur, Young Vic production co-produced with the Bush Theatre and KVS Brussels’. Part of World Stages London

When Abraham returns home from a journey with his son, his wife is troubled by the boy’s state of mind. What took place on the mountain that day is the beginning of a lifetime of suffering for his son and the dawn of a new age for millions.

A haunting and heartbreaking twist on the story of Abraham and Isaac which reminds us that this historic tale of sacrifice began with just one family.

The Beloved marks the return to London of Palestinian theatre company ShiberHur following their acclaimed productions I Am Yusuf and This is My Brother and In the Penal Colony.

Beloved Events (Free to ticket holders)
Post-Show Discussion: Thursday 7 – June
The changing representation of women and feminity on stage
Bush Theatre Artistic Director in conversation with playwright and director Amir Nizar Zuabi

The Beloved is generously supported by Ramez and Tiziana Sousou.Presented with the support of the British Council

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Writer and Director
Sound Designer
Lighting
Designer

Cast

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Jonatan Bukshpan

This is Jonatan’s first professional production. He attends the Arts
School, Tel Aviv where his main subject is Theatre Studies. The
course combines singing acting and dancing. Jonatan is looking
forward to performing on stage at the Bush Theatre.

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Makram Khoury

International Work
Theatre credits include: Theatre includes: In The Penal Colony
(ShiberHur/Young Vic); 11 and 12 (Barbican-Bouff de Nord; Al
Jidaria (National Palestinian Theatre). Films credits include:
Candies, Inheritance, Miral, Carmel, Italians, Lemon Tree, Munich,
Forgiveness, Free Zone, The Syrian Bride, The Body, Galilee
Wedding, The Three lost Jewels, Cantique de Pierre. Television
credits include: The House of Saddam, The West Wing.

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Rami Heuberger

Theatre credits include: Hamlet, MacbethThree Sisters, Miss Juli,
Taatuon (The Kameri Theatre Of Tel-Aviv); Summer And Smoke
(Bear Sheeba Theatre); Hametz – Shivaa, Popcorn (Beit Lesin
Theatre); One Flow Over The Cookoonet, Waiting For Godo, Black
Box, A Period Of Adjustment, Anna Karenina (Habima The National
Theatre Of Israel). Directing and acting credits include: Scenes
From Marriage,The Sea Gull, O Go My Man, Elling (Habima The
National Theatre Of Israel). Television includes: The Kameri Quintet,
In Treatment, Les Burguiane, The Priminister’s Child’s Grandmother
Project. Film credits include: Snow In August, Letters From America,
Schindlers List, Dogs Do Not Bark In Green Light, Dawn, Actors, X
Explosion.

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Rivka Neumann

Theatre credits include: Romeo And Juliet, The House Of
Bernarda Alba, Tis Pity She’s A Whore (Bier Sheva Theatre);
Top Girls, Measure For Measure, The Lost Women Of Troy,
The House Of Bernarda Alba, Wild Honey, Three Sisters (The
Cameri Theatre); Alice In Wonderland, The Screens (Habima
Theatre). Film credits include: Berlin Jerusalem, Life
Acording to Agfa, An Electric Blanket Named Moshe, The 92
minutes of Mr.Baum, Jesus.

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Taher Najib

Theatre credits includes: I am Yusuf and This is My Brother and
In the Penal Colony (Shiber Hur/Young Vic); Damocles Sword,
Forced Landing, The Thing (Palestinian National theatre in
Jerusalem); Azir Salem (Al-Kassaba theatre in Ramalla); Peer Gynt
(Hebrew Theatre in Jaffa);The Screens (Habima Theatre); Salome
(Hamaabada Theatre). Film credits include: The Olive Harvest,The Moon, Sinking, A journey of Prostitute and I Frank In 2005 Taher participated in The Royal Court’s international residency for playwrights. His writing credits include In Spitting Distance, Both upon a time, Sea Wall.

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Sivan Sasson

Theatre credits include: Servent of Two Masters, La Guerre
Comme La Guerre, The Shape of Things, Alice in
Wonderland, The Comedians, Perfect Wedding, The Vagina
Monologues, August: Osage County, The 39 Steps (Habina
National Theatre of Israel), Mr Kolpert (Tmuna Theatre
Fringe). Film credits include: Walk on Water

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Samaa Wakeem

Theatre credits include: Olive Harvest (Saraia theatre – Jaffa),
I am Yusuf and this Is My Brother (ShiburHur/Young Vic),
Belebelebel (Almidan-Haifa). Dance includes: Love is My
Religion, The biography, The March (rimaz dance companypalestine)
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