30 August - 24 September 2016
The latest hilarious comedy directed by Mark Bell, the critically acclaimed director behind the Olivier-award winning The Play That Goes...
Danny Moar and Simon Friend for Theatre Royal Bath and St. James Theatre Productions Present
By Joshua Harmon
Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes without an interval
★★★★ ‘Exhilaratingly abrasive…A terrific family comedy’ Sunday Times
★★★★ ‘Ferociously clever…a visceral thrill’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘Hilariously, exquisitely edgy’ The Times
★★★★ ‘Scaldingly funny’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★ ‘Vivid, raw, brilliant.’Financial Times
★★★★ ‘Exquisitely hilarious’ The Independent
★★★★ ‘Pacy, funny and frequently provocative’ Daily Mail
★★★★ ‘A riotous evening’ Time Out
A beloved grandfather has died and a treasured family heirloom with religious significance is up for grabs. But who is most deserving of it? Bossy, overbearing, fanatically religious Daphna? Her wealthy cousin Liam who’s just returned from skiing with his non-Jewish girlfriend Melody? Or Jonah, his brother, who would prefer not to get involved in the fight? A cramped Manhattan apartment becomes the setting for a viciously hilarious quarrel about family, faith and legacy as the contenders set at each other’s throats on the night after the funeral.
The UK premiere of this production of Bad Jews was a sell out at the Ustinov Studio, Bath earlier this year, where it earned huge critical acclaim.
Cast includes: Jenna Augen (winner UK Theatre Award Best Supporting Performance), Gina Bramhill, Joe Coen and Ilan Goodman.