The California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language and Wilshire Boulevard Temple present theatre dybbuk's dramatic reading of God of Vengeance, the admired, translated, parodied, panned, banned, prosecuted, withdrawn, forgotten, revived, and celebrated drama by Sholem Asch that inspired Indecent, the award-winning Broadway show coming to Los Angeles this June.
God of Vengeance, the story of a brothel owner's effort to marry his daughter to a Torah scholar only to have her drawn back to the life of sin in which she grew up, is a powerful story of ordinary people facing the moral and ethical issues of sin, guilt, remorse, and fear of retribution.
Find out why the director and entire cast were arrested for violating the Decency Laws when God of Vengeance premiered in New York in 1923.
Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
Warning: Sexual content - parental discretion advised.
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