Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance is a provocative classic of the Yiddish stage, and it’s recently come back into the public eye, with an upcoming revival by New Yiddish Rep and a new drama by Paula Vogel, titled Indecent, that tells the fascinating backstory behind the play’s premiere. In this episode, we talk with David Mandelbaum, artistic director of New Yiddish Rep, about Asch’s powerful play and about the new revival.
- Read an English translation of God of Vengeance.
- Find out more about New Yiddish Rep and its revival of God of Vengeance.
- Learn about Sholem Asch, the brilliant and controversial author of God of Vengeance.