My Name is Asher Lev

October 22-November 9, 2014
Studio Two, Riffe Center

Asher Lev is a Hasidic Jew. He is also a prodigy who must be a painter, though it flies in the face of family, community and tradition. His gift must be realized, but at what cost?

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"Just as Asher is graced with a gift of talent from God, CATCO and Gallery Players have graced Columbus with a tremendous gift: this play."
- Columbus Dispatch

"Brings this classic story of self discovery to life with emotive performances from a small, but immensely talented cast."

"The sum total of all this effort is a nearly perfect staging."


Wednesdays = $11.50
Thursdays = $30.00
Sundays = $41.00
Fridays and Saturdays = $45.00

20 for $20 Program: Limited quantities of $20 rush tickets are available at the theatre box office beginning two hours prior to curtain for thirty minutes only: for 8 pm curtain, rush tickets are available from 6-6:30 pm; for 2 pm curtain, rush tickets are available from 12-12:30 pm. $20 rush tickets are sold first-come, first-served, and availability cannot be guaranteed.

Co-produced with:   Special Thanks:
Gallery Players   Columbus Jewish Foundation



Season Sponsor:
Season Partner:
Limited Brands   Columbus Metropolitan Library


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Full Cast


production team

Asher Lev
Isaac Nippert
Director/Producing Director

Steven C. Anderson

Rivkeh Lev
Melissa Graves
Stage Manager
Christine Hentz
Aryeh Lev
Ralph Scott
Assistant Stage Manager/Acting Apprentice
Beth Conley
Scenic Designer
Eric Barker
Lighting Designer
Jarod Wilson
Costume Designer

Marcia Hain

Sound Designer/Props Master
Keya Myers-Alkire
Technical Director
Joe Wolfle
Production Technician
Greg Sutton
Associate Producing Director
Joe Bishara
Education Director
Heather Burley
CPAC Facility Coordinator
Curtis “Nitz” Brown
Acting Apprentice
Andrew Protopapas
Acting Apprentice
Annie Huckaba
Tech Apprentice
Johanna Breiding

Check out these "sneak peek" videos & photos of the cast of CATCO's My Name is Asher Lev



Interview with Eric Barker - Scenic Designer for My Name is Asher Lev


Photo taken by Sostrom Photography

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