Thursday, January 15, 2015

Theatre Review: 'Asher Lev' a Moving Reflection on Art and Faith

By Everett Evans
Adam Gibbs as Asher Lev, and Kara Greenburg as Rivkeh Lev, in this scene from Theater LaB's production of "My Name is Asher Lev." (For the Chronicle/Gary Fountain, December 22, 2014)
TEXAS---Simplicity is a core strength of "My Name Is Asher Lev," Aaron Posner's sensitive dramatization of Chaim Potok's much-loved novel about a gifted young Jewish painter whose devotion to art brings him into sharp conflict with his strictly observant Hasidic family and community in 1950s Brooklyn. [link]