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What’s On (Edmonton): Indecent – Studio Theatre

Indecent
By Paula Vogel
Original Broadway Production Conceived and Directed by: Rebecca Taichman
Score and Original Music by: Lisa Gutkin and Aaron Halva

December 1-9, 2023 | Timms Centre for the Arts
Directed by: Ben Smith, MFA Directing Candidate

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Paula Vogel’s Indecent, an award winning theatrical tour de force presented by Studio Theatre. Against a canvas of historical upheaval, Indecent unfurls the gripping narrative of Sholem Asch’s audacious work, God of Vengeance, a groundbreaking Broadway sensation that sent shockwaves a century ago in 1923.

Asch’s play ignited a conflagration of passion among artists and audiences, shattering societal norms and artistic confines. With eloquence, Vogel’s script weaves a rich tapestry of history, embracing themes of love, tradition, censorship, religious hypocrisy, and the unwavering quest for truth. In this timeless odyssey, audiences witness the unwavering strength of the human spirit. Indecent stands as an indispensable experience that promises to uplift, challenge, and deeply resonate. Don’t miss this profound exploration of art’s eternal resonance, a testament to its enduring ability to stir hearts and minds alike.

Stage management: Stuart Lindsay
Set design: Brock Keeler
Costume design: Payal Jotania
Lighting design: Guido Tondino

Preview: November 30, 2023
Matinee: December 7, 2023 (with a post-show talkback session)
Evening performances: 7:30pm
Matinee performance: 12:30pm
(No performance on Sunday December 3)

Content Advisory: strobe lights, fog, haze, and mature content
Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes, no intermission

Purchase tickets:
online (https://www.showpass.com/o/university-of-alberta/)
by phone (780.492.2495)
in person (Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00am – 2:00pm; one hour before performances at the Timms Box Office, Timms Centre for the Performing Arts, 112 Street & 87 Avenue)
https://www.ualberta.ca/arts/shows/theatre-listings/2023-24/indecent.html

Single Ticket Prices:
Adult: $28 | Senior/Alumni: $24 | Student: $14
Half Price — Preview, Monday & Thursday Matinee Performances:
Adult: $14 | Senior/Alumni: $12 | Student: $7
No performances on Sundays.

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