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Saturday, November 14, 2015

"My Name is Asher Lev... 'Judith Whitehead' (Inspiration Sunday)

Judith Whitehead lives in Amherst New York
( A suburb of Buffalo, N.Y.)
 and has worked in the ophthalmology
 field of medicine for over 30 years



My Name is Asher Lev




On November 7, 2015 my husband and I along with our friends decided to attend the play “My Name is Asher Lev”, performed at the Jewish Community Center. 

We had read the book many years ago and were anxious to see the performance. The Jewish Repertory Theatre puts on several productions a year in this very intimate room in which every seat offers an excellent view. 

The actors Tom Zindle, Adam Yellen and Josie DiVincenzo did an amazing job portraying many characters in the play and
continued non-stop for an hour and half both entertaining, educating and impressing the audience.


Their performances captivated the audience from start to finish and took us to a time long ago when Jewish people were expected to act a certain way and to comport themselves accordingly, if they
were to be practicing and respectable Orthodox Jews.


They portrayed the inner struggle within their family and themselves that kept you drawn into their lives during the entire performance.
We are so lucky to have such fine actors in our area who make it affordable to enjoy the arts in Buffalo.

P.S.
Check out the review in the Buffalo news on this true to life play;

http://buffalo.com/2015/10/23/featured/in-asher-lev-jrt-presents-a-somber-battle-between-art-and-faith/
Tomorrow on Kimo's world blog;
"Getting leid, ain't like it use to be..."


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1 comment:

KimoRosen said...

I have seen many plays over the years in various communities around the globe and am always surprised to the talent that exists with ameteur actors, many better than working pros in Hollywood.... ;-)