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My Name is Asher Lev ()

Produced by

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Studio 180 Theatre

Author: Chaim Potok
Playwright: Aaron Posner
Director: Joel Greenberg


Meridian Arts Centre – Greenwin Theatre


November 4th, 2017 – November 26th, 2017


A young Jewish artist is torn between his Hasidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his creative promise. As his genius threatens to destroy his relationship with his parents and community, he must make a difficult choice between art and faith. This stirring adaptation of a modern classic presents a triumphant and heartbreaking vision of what it means to be an artist. (


Jonas Chernick Asher Lev
Ron Lea The Men
Sarah Orenstein The Women

Creative Team

Chaim Potok Author
Aaron Posner Playwright
Joel Greenberg Director
Brandon Kleiman Set Designer
Brandon Kleiman Costume Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
Lisa Van Oorschot Assistant Lighting Designer


Laura Baxter Stage Manager
Bradley Dunn Assistant Stage Manager
Nathaniel Kennedy Production Manager
Vanessa Janiszewski Head of Properties
Chantelle Zoelene Laliberte Sewer


Grant Primeau Studio Theatre, Head Technician
Rick Crowley House Crew