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.
By Aaron Posner adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok. Directed by Aaron Sparks. Starring Spencer Sickman, Amy Loui, Christopher Harris
Q&A’s scheduled after January 30th and February 2nd performances.