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God of Vengeance (Got Fun Nekome): A Video Production of the Groundbreaking 1906 Play by Sholem Asch
An artful video adaptation of Sholem Asch’s ground-breaking 1906 play. Presented by the Yiddish Theatre Ensemble. Directed by Bruce Bierman. English translation by Caraid O’Brien.
Streaming from Saturday, March 20 @ 8:30pm to Tuesday, March 23 @ 11:30pm PST
Tickets: $18, $36, $54
Note: $54 tickets include a special invite to our VIP Conversation on Sunday, March 21, 4pm
With your ticket purchase you will receive a PASSWORD on March 19. Watch the play on VIMEO (100 min.) from our website anytime from March 20 at 8:30 pm to March 23, 11:30 pm. You may view multiple times!
Surrounded by controversy (the first Broadway production was closed down for portraying unconventional characters and the first lesbian kiss on Broadway), this play was the inspiration for the award-winning Broadway show, Indecent. Yiddish Theatre Ensemble offers audiences the rare opportunity to experience the original play (in English) online for the first time!
Although the original script was set in turn-of-the-20th century Poland, this production is set in New York’s Lower East Side circa 1930 bringing it closer to the American experience.
Funded in part by a Civic Arts Grant from the City of Berkeley.