A certain young man was following him wearing nothing but a linen cloth.
They caught hold of him, but he left the linen cloth and ran off naked.
Gospel of Mark 14:51-52
(Above: Angus Stuart during the first public performance of Testament of a Naked Man at St. Francis-in-the-Wood in October 2010)
Welcome to Testament of a Naked Man Ministries where you can find information and resources for Angus Stuart’s one-man stage plays “Testament of a Naked Man – Good News According to Mark” and “Word of Light: Gospel of John in the Flesh” which are dramatizations of the Gospel of Mark and the Gospel of John respectively from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Here you will be able to find:
- Details of upcoming dates
- Booking information if you would like to host a performance of either Mark or John
- Publicity materials for hosting a performance
- Responses to previous performances
- The origins of Testament of a Naked Man – Good News According to Mark
- Reflections on the experience of “Performing the Gospel”
Testament of a Naked Man: Good News According to Mark has been performed over sixty times across North America and in the United Kingdom beginning in October 2010 at St. Francis-in-the-Wood, West Vancouver where Angus Stuart is an Anglican Priest. Each performance takes approximately two hours and usually includes two short musical interludes.
Word of Light: Gospel of John in the Flesh is Angus’ latest project. The first performance was held in June 2016. This was followed up with a performance at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver on Monday in Holy Week, April 10, 2017, and then a short four-date tour in the UK in April and May of 2017. This production also takes about two hours with a 20 minute intermission.
If you are interested in finding out more, or would like to explore the possibility of booking Angus for a date please get in touch.