MFA Theatre Directing

  • Wed 20 Sep 23

    15:00 - 17:00

  • London


  • Event type

    Student Production

The controversial true story of Sholem Asch play: The God of Vengeance. With Love, Honour and Piety.

Written by Paula Vogel
Directed by Stephan Nieman
Original Broadway Production Conceived and Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Produced by Bridgeway Theatre Co. LTD.
This production takes place at Jw3, the Jewish Community Centre in London, 341-351 Finchley Rd, London NW3 6ET


Indecent is a 2015 play by Paula Vogel. It recounts the controversy surrounding the play God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch, produced on Broadway in 1923. and for which the producer and cast were arrested and convicted on the grounds of obscenity. This powerful play asks crucial questions about Jewish life from 1910 to 1950. 

The music and the real stories of this company of Jews will take the audience on a journey of over forty years. Ten actors will transform into over forty characters.

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Music Director - Avital Raz 
Intimacy Director - Alex Stroming
Movement Director - Manley Gavich 
Set/Costume Designer - Ismini Papaioannou
Lighting Design - Phil Hamilton 
Sound/Projection Design - Gabriel Haslam
Company Stage Manager - Jasminie Kint 
Producer - Libby Viccars 

The Stage Manager, LEMML - Shahaf Ifhar
The Ingenue, Chana - Sarah Sinizer-Hopkins 
The Ingenue, Avram - Yaniv Yafe 
The Middle, Halina - Inbal Port
The Middle, Mendel - Alasdair Coulter
The Elder, Vera - Avital Raz
The Elder, Otto - Paul Michael Nieman 
Mayer Balsam - Amy McMahon 
Nelly Friedman - Grace Bown
Moriz Godowsky - Michael Lindoewood

Contains strong themes of Antisemitism, Homophobia and scenes of sexual nature. Adult themes, disturbing imagery