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Theater Review (NYC): Sholem Asch’s ‘God of Vengeance’ from New Yiddish Rep

God of Vengeance

Just around the corner from where it first played, Sholem Asch's 'God of Vengeance,' challenging and controversial in so many ways since its debut in 1907, has opened at La Mama in its original Yiddish (with English supertitles). Upon its Broadway run in English in 1923, the play's cast and producers were arrested on obscenity charges. With its frank depiction of lesbianism and prostitution, it's no wonder. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Yo Miss!’

Judith Sloan Yo Miss!

Judith Sloan's compelling solo show at La MaMa, 'Yo Miss!', is grounded in her experience teaching drama to underprivileged New York City high school and college students. Read More »