World-Premiere Play with Music
Written by PAULA VOGEL
Created by PAULA VOGEL and REBECCA TAICHMAN
Directed by REBECCA TAICHMAN
A Co-Production by Yale Repertory and La Jolla Playhouse
A world-premiere play with music, Indecent is inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1922 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance – a work considered by many to be a seminal work of Jewish culture, by others, a work of traitorous libel. Alive with popular songs of the era, Paula Vogel’s deeply-moving piece, directed by Rebecca Taichman, charts the history of an incendiary work, the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it, and the evolving identity of the culturally-rich community that inspired its creation.
Indecent was commissioned by Yale Rep and American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Indecent is the recipient of a 2015 Edgerton Foundation
New American Plays Award.
INDECENT will also be produced at The Vineyard Theatre in May to June 2016.
Don Juan Comes Home from the War will be published by TCG in 2015.