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Video: Get A First Look At THE CHOSEN at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Get a first look at the cast of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's The Chosen One in action in this all new video!
Video: Aaron Posner Talks Directing THE CHOSEN at Cincinatti Playhouse

THE CHOSEN Playwright and Director Aaron Posner shares how the classic Chaim Potok novel impacted him and his inspiration in adapting it for the stage in the video here.
Review: THE CHOSEN is a Spiritual, Stirring Must-See at Milwaukee Rep

'The Chosen' is easily one of the best things the Milwaukee Rep has staged this season. For lovers of gripping and intimate family drama that will have you laughing, crying, and introspecting, this play is not to be missed.
Complete Cast and Creative Teams Set for the Last Three Plays in Milwaukee Repertory Theater 2023/24 Season

Milwaukee Rep has revealed complete cast and creative teams for the last shows in their 2023/24 season.
Review: Most Definitely 'Satisfied' by LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA + FRIENDS: AN EVENING OF CONVERSATION AND SONG at Tilles Center

What did our critic think of LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA + FRIENDS: AN EVENING OF CONVERSATION AND SONG at Tilles Center?
Review: THE CHOSEN at 1st Stage

THE CHOSEN at 1st Stage is a fascinating coming-of-age story of two boys and their fathers, and their extraordinarily different Jewish communities located just “five blocks and a world apart.”
THE CHOSEN, Based On The Beloved Novel By Chaim Potok, Comes to 1st Stage Next Month

Following a twice-extended run of My Name is Asher Lev in 2016— making it the most successful production in 1st Stage's history— 1st Stage brings another Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok adaptation to the region. 
EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND Starring John Rubinstein Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow

Beginning on June 13, Tony Award winner John Rubinstein (Pippin, Children of a Lesser God) returns to the New York stage starring as President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground.
West Coast Jewish Theatre Begins Spring Festival Of Play Readings This Month

West Coast Jewish Theatre will present three staged reading this spring at Sinai Temple.
THE WANDERERS Comes to Six Points Theater in April

Two couples from very different worlds experience the pleasures and challenges of commitment. But when disagreements and deceptions begin to unravel their relationships, they must decide how to achieve happiness. This new play is by Anna Ziegler, author of Six Points Theater hits Actually and Photograph 51.
Milwaukee Rep Announces 2023/24 Season

Milwaukee Repertory Theater has announced its 70th Anniversary Season with 12 production across three unique venues in the Associated Bank Theater Center and the Historic Pabst Theater.
Film Producer Edie Landau Dies at 95

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Edie Landau, film producer, and mother of Broadway's Tina Landau, has died at 95 years old.
Christian, Jewish, and Theatre Organizations Partner For MY NAME IS ASHER LEV

Ridge Road Baptist Church, Jewish for Good, and Aggregate Theatre Company have announced their partnership in presenting My Name Is Asher Lev February 3-19.
Stage West Will Present Aaron Posner's JQA

What could it have been like to be the son of a Founding Father, later to become President himself, who interacted with so many of this country’s movers and shakers?  Aaron Posner tackles this question with wit and intelligence in his play JQA, which he subtitles “A Series of Fictitious Encounters Between John Quincy Adams & Sundry Family Members & Political Associates on the Subjects of Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of a More Rational Relationship with Government.”
BWW Review: MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Paints Stirring Picture of the Complexities Between Art and Faith

My Name is Asher Lev is a play written by Aaron Posner and directed by Aaron Sparks, adapted from the 1972 novel with the same title by Chaim Potok. It calls on its audience to imagine what it was like to be a Hasidic Jew whose artistic genius brings great conflict to his family and community in 1950s Brooklyn. It spotlights the struggle between one man's faith and obedience to family and his blasphemous...
Levis JCC West Boca Theatre Company Will Kick Off its 2020 Season

The Levis JCC West Boca Theatre Company (WBTC) has burst onto the cultural scene this year with a season chock-full of critically-acclaimed productions. The professional theater company, under the direction of Producer/Director Alan Nash, continues to offer a diverse schedule of musicals, comedy, drama and cabaret performances featuring award-winning playwrights and actors.
Tangram Theatre And Pleasance Announce Double Bill Directed By Daniel Goldman

Tangram Theatre and Pleasance today announce a double bill of UK premières directed by Daniel Goldman in his first return to the London stage since the critically acclaimed Thebes Land (2017 Off West End Award for Best Production).
Photo Flash: New Jewish Theatre Presents MY NAME IS ASHER LEV

The New Jewish Theatre's next production, My Name is Asher Lev, tells the coming-of-age story of a young prodigy in post-war Brooklyn, who must pursue his art at any cost – against the will of family, community and tradition.
JQA By Aaron Posner Gets New England Premiere

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) presents the New England premiere of JQA by Aaron Posner. The Helen Hayes- and Barrymore Award-winning playwright is known for such successful adaptations as My Name is Asher Lev from the Chaim Potok novel and his Chekhov-inspired Stupid F**king Bird. Posner's first play not adapted from an existing work, JQA uses telling and frequently humorous incidents in the life of one-term President John Quincy Adams to shed new light on our own relationship to government, as well as the evolving American experiment.


How many shows has Chaim Potok written?

Chaim Potok has written 2 shows including The Chosen (Bookwriter), My Name is Asher Lev (Author).

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