Manchester Jewish Museum

A new play
A jewishlove story



Our Synagogue


£6 full, £5 concessions

A Jewish Love Story
Written by Suzette Coon
Directed by Nicola Allpress
With support from Watford Palace Theatre Freelancers Programme & Arts Council England


A work in progress of Suzette Coon’s emotive new play about one woman’s flight from antisemitism in 1900s Poland and the impact felt by the women who came after her.

A Jewish mother, daughter and grand-mother meet in the after-life to try to reconcile their differences….

The play explores how we can honour our Jewish heritage whilst being free to love the people we choose.


There will be a post show Q&A including Suzette making connections with the museum’s own collection.

Suzette Coon is a playwright and theatre maker, passionate about bringing women’s unheard stories to the stage


What you need to know

Please note that seating for this event will not be socially distanced. We ask that audiences wear a facemask during the event.

The play contains some sensitive content related to anti-semitic violence during the 1900s Polish pogroms.

Doors Open from 6pm, performance 7pm – 8.55pm including post show Q&A. Latecomers not permitted.

The bar will be selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks before and after the event.

The synagogue has dedicated seating areas for wheelchair users, please do contact the box office ahead of the event to arrange on 

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