Saturday, March 25, 2023

For Greek Independence Day: On the Origins of Comedy by Trav S.D.

Well, it’s Greek Independence Day, at a historical moment when yahoo school districts are falling all over themselves to ban books so it seemed a propitious time to talk about those indece…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 01:06PM
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

From Ashes They Rise: INDECENT to ASHER LEV by Lauren Van Hemert

On this episode of the podcast, hear what Madeline Scotti (INDECENT) and Matthew Hager (MY NAME IS ASHER LEV) say about art, religion, and censorship. The post From Ashes They Rise: INDECENT…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 01:07PM

From INDECENT to ASHER LEV by Lauren Van Hemert

Thank you for listening to this very important episode. For more information on any of the topics you've heard in this episode, see the links below.Links Aggregate Theatre Company Jewish For…

SOURCE: at 12:52PM
Monday, February 6, 2023

Dramatists Guild and Dramatists Legal Defense Fund offer help to students of canceled school productions by Caitlin Hornik

The Dramatists Guild of America has issued a detailed statement in response to the cancellation of high school productions of “Indecent” and “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:21PM

Dramatists Guild Releases Statement Objecting to Recent School Theatre Cancellations Over LGBTQ Content Issues by Logan Culwell-Block

The organization is speaking out after recent cancellations of Indecent and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:13PM

IG Live with Madeline Scotti by Beltline To Broadway

Hear what student activist Madeline Scotti has to say about the cancellation of her high school's production of INDECENT.

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM

The Dramatists Guild Issues Statement on Cancellations of INDECENT & THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The Dramatist Guild of America has released a statment on the cancellations of school productions of Indecent and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:09PM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Theater review: Playhouse on Park’s ‘Indecent’ successfully tackles freedom of expression, religious identity and cultural change by Christopher Arnott

Paula Vogel's "Indecent," at Playhouse on Park through Feb. 26, remains an important play about art, politics and religion, enlivened by klezmer music, a melodramatic play-within-a-play and …

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 11:18AM
Monday, January 30, 2023

Students Behind Cancelled High School Production of Indecent Frightened of Hateful Attacks by Meg Masseron

Nearly one month later, the students of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts still want to put on Paula Vogel's play, but are struggling to find a safe avenue in Florida.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:40PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Watch: Madeline Scotti on INDECENT and School Censorship by Lauren Van Hemert

Madeline Scotti speaks to Beltline to Broadway about censorship and her high school's production of INDECENT. The post Watch: Madeline Scotti on INDECENT and School Censorship appeared first…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 01:09PM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

A play about censorship is censored — and free speech groups are fighting back by Elizabeth Blair

PEN America and two other free speech groups are calling for school officials in Florida to reinstate a high school production of Paula Vogel's Indecent, a play that is itself about censorsh…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 06:22PM
Monday, January 9, 2023

Samuel L. Jackson & La Tanya Richardson, 1994 Edition by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Note: Sam Jackson is wearing a hat for the Birmingham Black Barons, a Negro League team that played 1920-1960.  Tonight I'm headed to the TCG "Our Stories" Gala honoring Samuel L. Jackson …

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 04:47PM

Read Paula Vogel’s Statement on INDECENT High School Production Cancellation in Florida

A local school board shut down the play, claiming the subject matter was inappropriate. Students and theatre community members say the decision is wrong and should be reversed.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:26AM
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Paula Vogel Issues Statement on INDECENT Cancellation at Florida High School

A student production of Paula Vogel’s acclaimed, Tony-nominated play INDECENT, was abruptly canceled by the administration of a public arts high school in Duval County, Florida last week.…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:59PM
Saturday, January 7, 2023

Florida High School Cancels Production of Indecent; Students Say It's Because of 'Don't Say Gay' Laws by Meg Masseron

Students are alleging that their upcoming production of the Paula Vogel play was shut down in an act of anti-LGBTQ censorship.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:16PM
Friday, January 6, 2023

Paula Vogel's INDECENT Canceled By Jacksonville School Board; Students Speak Out

Drama students at Jacksonville's Douglas Anderson School of the Arts are speaking out after their upcoming production of the historical queer drama, Indecent, was canceled by the local schoo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:48PM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2021 & 2022 by [email protected] (unknown)

Because these lists are based on my own arbitrary rules anyways, I had decided to combine my list from 2021 and 2022 since I'm still easing into going back to see live shows on stage.  In …

SOURCE: at 01:17PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

14 Shows to See Off Broadway in November - Catch two new musicals, a slew of new plays and the return of Yiddish 'Fiddler' by Raven Snook

Catch two new musicals, a slew of new plays and the return of Yiddish Fiddler The New York premiere of a forgotten Noël Coward comedy; a theatrical concert from a Pulitzer Prize winner; pla…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, October 21, 2022

‘Indecent’ confronts the history of Jewish theatre with style and verve by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Studio 180’s take on Paula Vogel’s gorgeous play corrects the record of Sholem Asch’s “God of Vengeance,” and it does so with heart and grit.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 01:33PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Indecent by Mirvish Productions

In 1923, after highly celebrated and groundbreaking productions in Europe, Sholem Asch's drama God of Vengeance finally opens on Broadway. What European audiences had found brilliant, dazzli…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:43PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

‘This is what theatre is supposed to be:’ How Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ remembers a century of dramatic censorship by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

“Indecent” premiered on Broadway in 2017 when Vogel was 65 and had already won a Pulitzer Prize for “How I Learned to Drive.”

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Friday, October 7, 2022

20 Shows to See Off Broadway in October - Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors by Raven Snook

Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors There may be 20 shows bowing on Broadway this fall but Off Broadway there are dozens of product…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, October 3, 2022

Indecent | First day of rehearsals by Mirvish Productions

The company of Indecent got together for their first read through of the show. It has been a long journey, as the show was first supposed to be produced before the pandemic. Everyone was exc…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:49PM

Indecent | Music by Mirvish Productions

Indecent features Klesmer music, an instrumental tradition of Ashkenazi Jews. The show employs a three-piece band that appears on stage, who play violin, accordion, and clarinet. Tickets: …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:49PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

Review: Meta-play ‘Indecent’ salvages a Jewish playwright’s unflinching look at his people by Lily Janiak

One of the myriad gifts of "Indecent" is that it endows Asch with the full, flawed humanity that Broadway denies his characters.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 03:00PM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

All of Me – New Play at Barrington Stage Co by Sandi Durell

Barrington Stage Company (BSC)  announces casting for the world premiere of Burman New Play Award winner All of Me on the Boyd-Quinson Stage September 21 – October 9, 2022. Written by …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:47AM
Friday, June 10, 2022

Indecent Opening Night on Broadway | Playbill

Paula Vogel's play with music officially opened at the Cort Theatre following an acclaimed Off-Broadway run last year.

SOURCE: Google at 05:37AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:49PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Playhouse on Park’s 2022-23 season includes Pulitzer Prize winner ‘Fences,’ Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ and more by Christopher Arnott

Playhouse on Park's 2022-23 season will feature works by August Wilson, Paula Vogel and a new variation on "A Christmas Carol."

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 05:07PM
Monday, April 4, 2022

‘Indecent,’ ‘Chinglish’ and ‘A Chorus Line’ among SF Playhouse’s 2022-23 season by Lily Janiak

The Union Square company's 20th-anniversary season comprises six shows including works by Paula Vogel and David Henry Hwang.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 09:00AM
Friday, April 1, 2022

Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ Takes on Many Meanings in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Show by Alan Smason

By ANNE SIEGEL MILWAUKEE, WI – The Tony-nominated play Indecent, written by noted playwright Paula Vogel, comes vividly to life in this part of the Midwest. Thankfully, Milwaukee has a pe…

SOURCE: at 05:06PM

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