Venue Details

172 Star Starred
Fountain Theatre
5060 Fountain Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029
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Maxine Brooks
street parking saves $
My Name Is Asher Lev info Mar 30 2014 star this tip starred
Judy B.
great brunch at Square One on Fountain - but prepare to wait for awhile - it's popular
The Lady's Not For Burning dining Jan 13 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

25 ratings
4.7 average rating
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87 events
75 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 13 2014

Not dissimilar to "The Jazz Singer," this story about an orthodox Jew who wants to become a painter is a well acted & directed adaptation of the Chaim Potak novel. Another hit for the Fountain Theater.

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50 reviews
33 stars
attended Apr 24 2014

Not much to say but EXCELLENT!
Highly recommended!

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67 events
38 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 20 2014

a very worthwhile story, portrayed in a concise l l/2 hours. Really substance to think about!

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Website

http://www.fountaintheatre.com

Quotes & Highlights

This is an Ovation Recommended production.
“Director Stephen Sachs has assembled a terrific trio of actors for his production, and he directs them with sensitivity and finesse.” – Arts in LA
“Jewish or not, this moving culturally diverse play, which runs through April 19th, 2014, is one that you don’t want to miss.” – LA Splash Magazine
“Well, the superb Fountain Theatre and its resident genius-in-chief, Stephen Sachs, have done it again. They’ve mounted a just-about-perfect production.” – Cynthia Citron Reviews
“A piercing play, one that any child who went outside their parents’ expectations will feel shattered after seeing. The three cast members are outstanding.” – Jonas Schwartz, TheaterMania
“Versatile Joel Polis and Anna Khaja practically disappear into their respective diverse roles on each side of the secular-orthodox divide … While Asher’s story embraces lofty social and religious themes, it unfolds in achingly personal terms.” – Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Pick)

Description

My Name Is Asher Lev runs 100 minutes with no intermission.