Manchester Jewish Museum

A brand-new comedy



Manchester Jewish Museum's synagogue


Full price £12, Concession £11

A hilarious one-woman show about a young Jewish woman caught between two worlds.

Here’s the shtick: Ari is caught between two worlds. Still living at her family home in North-West London, she has her life dominated by overbearing parents, religious traditions, and high expectations. Then there’s her day-to-day life; the job, the pub and the *sigh* love life.

Written and performed by Deli Segal and produced by Tanya Truman, Pickle is a darkly comic one-woman show about reconciling belief and tradition with change. It explores the complex, yet all-too-familiar experience of trying to find balance between two conflicting worlds. What does it mean to be a young Jewish woman in North-West London today? Well, you have to come to find out. Expect music, humour and plenty of smoked salmon!

To get a flavour of the show check out @PickleThePlay on Instagram.

About the artists
Deli is a writer and actor from North London. Theatre credits as a performer include: Ali & Dahlia (Pleasance Theatre); The River Runner (Streatham Space Project/Tour); Just Like Real Life (Latitude Festival); Mary’s Babies (VAULT Festival); I Have A Mouth And I Will Scream (Bunker Theatre/VAULT Festival); Acorn (Courtyard Theatre); After Penelope (The White Bear Theatre/RADA Festival/Rome International Festival); It Felt Like A Kiss (Punchdrunk/MIF). Pickle is her first full-length play.

Tanya Truman is a performer and producer based in North London. Her works are primarily female-led, often focussing on amplifying Jewish stories.

What you need to know
This event is aimed at people aged 16+. The performance may contain strong language and sexual references.
The doors will be open from 6PM on the day of the performance. The museum Cafe will be selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Please note, that this event takes place at our historic synagogue with on-side seating. This event will not be socially distanced.

How to get here
We are located on Cheetham Hill Road, just 15 minutes’ walk from Manchester’s Victoria train station and 30 minutes’ walk from Manchester City Centre. We encourage you to use public transport when travelling to the museum. You can get here by bus, Metrolink or train. See all of your travel options on:

Access information
There is step free access to the museum entrance via a ramp, a lift to the first floor, level access throughout the ground floor and two accessible gender-neutral toilets. The synagogue will have seating areas for those with accessibility needs to enjoy the performance. Please e-mail ahead of the event to arrange for any additional accessibility needs.
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