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Bad Jews

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Michael Longhurst’s production of Joshua Harmon’s searing family comedy transfers to the West End. Read More >

Jenna Augen, Gina Bramhill, Joe Coen and Ilan Goodman play three cousins and an ill fortuned girlfriend in Joshua Harmon’s searing family comedy Bad Jews.

Following the funeral of the family’s beloved grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, the four of them gather in a New York apartment. With a treasured family heirloom with religious significance up for grabs, the question of who is most deserving of it plays out over a tense and explosive evening.

Does bossy Daphna deserve it for her religious fanaticism? Her wealthy cousin Liam, whose plan for it involves his non-Jewish girlfriend Melody? Or perhaps Jonah, his brother who is doing his upmost to not get involved?

Promising an evening of vicious debate, hilarious spats and ferocious family drama, Michael Longhurst’s production transfers to the Arts Theatre following a successful run at the St James Theatre.

Augen won the UK Theatre Award for Best Supporting Performance in 2014 for her performance as the overbearing Daphna in the show.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 18/03/2015

Opening Night: 25/03/2015

Closing Night: 11/07/2015

Running time: 1h50

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Cast & Creative


Jenna Augen, Gina Bramhill, Joe Coen, Ilan Goodman


Director - Michael Longhurst

Producer - Danny Moar & Simon Friend for Theatre Royal Bath & St James Theatre Productions

Author - Joshua Harmon

About Arts Theatre

Great Newport Street,London,United Kingdom,WC2H 7JB

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