God of Vengeance

God of Vengeance

by Sholom Asch, Donald Margulies
     
 

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Donald Margulies offers up a vivid new adaptation of Sholom Asch’s 1906 Yiddish melodrama, reset on the Lower East Side of New York at the turn of the century. The original English language edition first appeared on Broadway in 1923, but was closed down and the cast arrested for its portrayal of a lesbian love affair on stage.

"Teasing out the pesky

Overview

Donald Margulies offers up a vivid new adaptation of Sholom Asch’s 1906 Yiddish melodrama, reset on the Lower East Side of New York at the turn of the century. The original English language edition first appeared on Broadway in 1923, but was closed down and the cast arrested for its portrayal of a lesbian love affair on stage.

"Teasing out the pesky questions of spirit, love, family and commerce at the heart of Asch’s play, Margulies has achieved crossover success, making God of Vengeance a profoundly American play."—Alisa Solomon, Village Voice

Sholom Asch was a noted Yiddish novelist and playwright.

Donald Margulies is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends. His other work includes Collected Stories and Sight Unseen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559367509
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
07/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
108
Sales rank:
1,077,438
File size:
188 KB

Meet the Author

Donald Margulies's other plays include "Collected Stories", "The Loman Family Picnic", "Sight Unseen" and "Dinner with Friends", for which he was awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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