My Name is Asher Lev

My Name is Asher Lev


October 22 - November 15, 2015


Written by: Aaron Posner
 | Directed by: Saul Elkin
Starring: Josie DiVincenzo, Adam Yellen, & Tom Zindle

My Name is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his artistic promise. When his artistic genius threatens to destroy his relationship with his parents and community, young Asher realizes he must make a difficult choice between art and faith. This stirring adaptation of a modern classic by Chaim Potok, presents a heartbreaking and triumphant vision of what it means to be an artist.


Winner of the 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and the John Gassner Award.



Adena Potok visit to to Buffalo!

The wife and editor of author Chaim Potok, was in Buffalo October 20-22. Editor, dramaturge, teacher and psychiatric social worker, to help present My Name is Asher Lev at the Jewish Repertory Theatre!

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