MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
Starring Ari Brand '06
Thursday, March 14, 2013
8 p.m. performance
9:30 p.m. post-show reception with remarks by Ari Brand and other special guests
hosted by Charles ’59 and Myra Wrubel P'85 P'88
Discounted tickets: $59
(regular price: $85)
407 West 43rd Street
Between 9th and 10th Avenues
FROM THE BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE CHOSEN
One boy's struggle between tradition & art. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
is a new American play set in Brooklyn, which tells the coming-of-age story of a boy prodigy who must be an artist at any cost --- against the will of family, community and tradition. Led by Director Gordon Edelstein (The Glass Menagerie
), the distinguished creative team includes set design by Eugene Lee (Wicked
); lighting design by James F. Ingalls (Glengarry Glen Ross
); costume design by Ilona Somogyi (Clybourne Park
) and original music/sound design by John Gromada (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Proof
ARI BRAND (Asher Lev
). Broadway: The Neil Simon Plays
. Off-Broadway: Black Tie
(Primary Stages), Romeo and Juliet
(Delacorte). Other: My Name Is Asher Lev
(Long Wharf), The Diary of Anne Frank
(Westport Country Playhouse), Arabian Nights
(Berkeley Rep, KC Rep), The Claw of the Schwa
(MITF Award for Outstanding Actor in a One-Act), Vineyard Arts Project. TV/film: “White Collar”; Blood Magic; Life, Death, Afterlife
, etc. B.A. in Theater and Psychology, Wesleyan University. Ari was raised in NYC and now lives in Brooklyn with his partner Caitlin. Read more about Ari in The New York Times
*Valid only for the 8 p.m. performance on 3/14/13. Schedule and cast subject to change. Offer subject to availability. Normal service charges apply to online and phone orders. No exchanges or refunds. All sales are final. Cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid for prior purchases. Limit of 10 tickets per order. Offer may be revoked at any time. Box office hours are Monday-Sunday 12-6 p.m.
What the critics are saying about MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
Best Play of the Year!
***** Critics’ Pick
-Time Out New York
“You should see it, your children should see it, EVERYONE should see it!”
-New York Magazine
"EXCELLENT and HEARTFELT! A primal scene of American drama."
-The New York Times
"This play leaves you scrambling for what to praise first."
-The Wall Street Journal
"A Touching and Soulful portrait of a family, saturated with vivid colors and handsomely framed."
“With his dark eyes burning, Ari Brand brings a sincere intensity to Asher Lev in one of the most affecting performances of the year.”
-New York Post
"THRILLING and SUSPENSEFUL."
"ASHER LEV provides a COMPELLINGLY PERSONAL yet universal perspective on the demands of an artistic gift that cannot be denied."
"DON'T MISS THIS INCREDIBLE PIECE OF THEATER!"
-Joan Hamburg, WOR
"A touching coming of age story wrapped in a BEAUTIFUL production."
-The New York Daily News
Photo credit: Joan Marcus
Artwork credit: Fraver
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