St James Theatre Announces New Season

Bad Jews is part of the new season of plays at The St James Theatre, London

The St James Theatre has announced a season of comedy from January to May 2015 with two comedies and a comedy legend taking to their stage. Bad Jews, a play by Joshua Longhurst will run from 15 January – 28 February. 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 for its hilarious script and sharp performances. 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 … Read more