Things You Should Know About Sholem Asch's Play "God of Vengeance" (1907)

  1. Written in Yiddish in 1907 by a 27-year-old, but first produced in German by one of the most prominent theaters in the world.
  2. Within a year, it had been performed in Berlin, Moscow, New York, and Chicago.
  3. The production in 1923 had the first lesbian kiss on Broadway. The entire cast was arrested.
  4. It is the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's new play, "Indecent." Which you should see.