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Tag: “My Name Is Asher Lev”

Feb.
16th

“Asher Lev” art at Theatre on the Square for ArtWalk tomorrow night

This month’s ArtWalk has an extra stop: Theatre on the Square, which is host this week to new original paintings by Bo Bartlett. Collaborating with director Marcus Walker on his Lakewood Playhouse/Broadway Center production of “My Name Is Asher Lev,” Bartlett has painted half-a-dozen original works based on the play and modeled on the Tacoma actors.

“Asher Lev” is adapted from the Chaim Potok novel about a young Hasidic Jew who rebels against his traditional father in painting: he paints nudes, expressions of suffering and ultimately crucifixions. Playwright Aaron Posner (working with Potok’s widow) requested no art be

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