My Name Is Asher Lev
Written by Aaron Posner, from the novel by Chaim Potok
Directed by Shana Bestock
November 7 at 7:30pm
November 8 at 7:30pm
November 10 at 5pm
University Heights Center
Pay-What-You Can for ALL performances.
Produced in collaboration with the UHeights Theater Alliance.
Tickets at https://www.uheightscenter.org/upcoming-events
CAST: Mary Murfin Bayley, Dara Lillis, Steven Sterne, and featuring live music by Carl Shutoff.
Stage Manager: Jaime Shure
Adapted by Aaron Posner from the best selling novel by Chaim Potok, 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 presents a heartbreaking and triumphant vision of what it means to be an artist.
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