My Name is Asher Lev

by Aaron Posner
adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok

November 23 – December 22, 2013

My Name is Asher Lev


Synopsis

BEST NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY ~ Outer Critics’ Circle Award

This huge hit, still running Off-Broadway, tells the powerful story of a young student in post-WWII Brooklyn who is torn between his Hasidic upbringing and the desperate need to fulfill his artistic promise ~ against the will of family, community and tradition. A stirring adaptation of a modern classic, it presents a heartbreaking and triumphant vision of what it means to be an artist.

Who’s Who

The Cast

Asher Lev: ETAI BENSHLOMO
Aryeh Lev and others: AVI HOFFMAN
Rivkeh Lev and others: LAURA TURNBULL

The Artists

Playwright: Aaron Posner
Director: Joseph Adler
Set Design: Lyle Baskin
Lighting Design: Jeff Quinn
Sound Design: Matt Corey
Costumes: Ellis Tillman
Technical Director: Carlos Rodriguez
Stage Manager: Kristin Pieski


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Etai BenShlomo, Avi Hoffman and Laura Turnbull

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Laura Turnbull, Etai BenShlomo and Avi Hoffman

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Etai BenShlomo and Avi Hoffman

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Avi Hoffman, Laura Turnbull and Etai BenShlomo

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Laura Turnbull, Etai BenShlomo and Avi Hoffman


Photos: George Schiavone