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My Name is Asher Lev - 2012 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

$39-85

Set in post-war Brooklyn, My Name is Asher Lev tells the powerful story of a boy prodigy who must paint at any cost -- against the will of family, community and tradition. It is a luminous portrait of a young artist with a universal theme to follow our passion.

Running Time:

90 minutes (no intermission)

Westside Theatre (Upstairs)


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
407 West 43rd St.
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My Name is Asher Lev Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2013
My Name is Asher Lev, the long-running play adapted from the acclaimed novel by Chaim Potok at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street) has extended its run three times and closes today, September 1, 2013, only. As of September 1st, My Name is Asher Lev will have played 24 previews and 317 performances. Performances began November 8th, 2012.
by Tyler Peterson - August 12, 2013
From Monday, August 12 thru Sunday, September 1, the award-winning production of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV will offer $10 tickets to anyone 30 years or younger, 2 hours prior to curtain time, at the box office with valid ID, cash only, one ticket per person. Subject to availability.
by Nicole Rosky - August 6, 2013
My Name Is Asher Lev (www.AsherLevThePlay.com) will conclude its critically acclaimed run at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street) on September 1st. My Name Is Asher Lev began performances on November 8, 2012 and will have played 341 performances.
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2013
My Name is Asher Lev, the long-running play adapted from the acclaimed novel by Chaim Potok at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street) has announced its final weeks of performances with the original cast.
by Kristin Salaky - May 23, 2013
My Name Is Asher Lev, the hit off-Broadway play based on the best selling novel by Chaim Potok, celebrated 200 performances at The Westside Theatre on Wednesday, May 22nd. The show recently won the Outer Critics Circle Award for best off-Broadway play and is currently on sale through September 1st.
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2013
After opening to critical acclaim, My Name is Asher Lev, the hit play written by Aaron Posner and adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen) at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street) has extended its run for the third time, through September 1, 2013. Stephen Colbert recently visited the cast of My Name is Asher Lev at The Westside Theatre. Scroll down for a photo of him backstage!
by Kelsey Denette - March 20, 2013
The cast of My Name is Asher Lev, Ari Brand, Mark Nelson, Ilana Levine, Naama Potok, and Jonathan Raviv come to 92YTribeca on Thursday, March 28 from 12-1pm for a conversation about this highly-praised new play based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (author of The Chosen). The cast will also perform a few of their favorite excerpts from the show.
by Kelsey Denette - March 12, 2013
The three cast members of My Name is Asher Lev come to 92YTribeca on Thursday, March 28 for a conversation about this highly-praised new play based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (author of The Chosen). The cast will also perform a few of their favorite excerpts from the show.
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2013
My Name Is Asher Lev star and veteran Broadway actor Mark Nelson has been chosen as a recipient of the 2013 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship, it was announced by the Ten Chimneys Foundation.
by Kelsey Denette - March 8, 2013
After opening to critical acclaim, My Name is Asher Lev, the hit play adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen) at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street) has just announced that it will extend its run for the third time, through September 1, 2013.
by Adrienne Onofri - March 5, 2013
The star of off-Bway's 'My Name Is Asher Lev' talks about his role, his background and his musical sideline.
by Kelsey Denette - February 14, 2013
Ilana Levine (You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Wrong Mountain, 'Kissing Jessica Stein') will join the cast of My Name Is Asher Lev, the hit Off-Broadway play based on the best selling novel by Chaim Potok, beginning February 26th. She replaces Jenny Bacon, who plays her final performance in the show on February 23rd.
by Kelsey Denette - February 4, 2013
My Name Is Asher Lev, the hit off-Broadway play based on the best selling novel by Chaim Potok, celebrated 100 performances at The Westside Theatre on Sunday, February 3rd. The show was recently extended and tickets are currently on sale through May 26, 2013.
by Kelsey Denette - January 23, 2013
The three cast members of My Name is Asher Lev come to 92YTribeca on Thursday, March 28 for a conversation about this highly-praised new play based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (author of The Chosen). The cast will also perform a few of their favorite excerpts from the show.
by Kelsey Denette - December 18, 2012
After opening to critical acclaim, My Name is Asher Lev, the new play adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen) has just announced that the show has been extended through May 26, 2013. A NEW BLOCK OF TICKETS for the extension will available for one week exclusively through GILT at www.giltcity.com, before going on sale to the general public on December 26th.
by Ben Peltz - December 2, 2012
From The Jazz Singer to Fiddler On The Roof to Yentl and beyond, Jewish drama on the American stage has regularly explored the topic of youthful straying from traditional ways.  The newest example to hit Off-Broadway, based on Chaim Potok's 1972 novel, is Aaron Posner's My Name Is Asher Lev, a warm and humorous addition to the genre.
by Walter McBride - November 29, 2012
Based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen), My Name is Asher Lev, a new play by Aaron Posner, opened last night at The Westside Theatre. The play's New York premiere follows an acclaimed engagement at the Long Wharf Theatre earlier this year. BroadwayWorld brings you complete opening night coverage - check out the curtain call below!
by Walter McBride - November 29, 2012
Based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen), My Name is Asher Lev, a new play by Aaron Posner, opened last night at the Westside Theatre. The play's New York premiere follows an acclaimed engagement at the Long Wharf Theatre earlier this year. BroadwayWorld brings you complete opening night coverage - check out the pafter party below!

My Name is Asher Lev Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of My Name is Asher Lev have their been?
My Name is Asher Lev has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2012.

What awards has My Name is Asher Lev been nominated for?
John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Aaron Posner and Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of My Name is Asher Lev have there been?
My Name is Asher Lev has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2012.