Monday, July 16, 2018

Jessica Vosk Flies into Wicked on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Power-voiced Wicked tour star Jessica Vosk offers up her acclaimed turn as Elphaba for Broadway audiences at the Gershwin Theatre starting on July 16. Vosk replaces long-running star Jackie …

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

A Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish Review: As directed by Joel Grey, A shtik naches by New York Theater

Those who doubted that a Yiddish-language production of “A Fiddler on the Roof,” directed by Joel Grey,  would turn out to be a great joy (“a shtik naches”) might react to Jackie Ho…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

The cast of the new ‘Fiddler’ had to learn Yiddish from scratch by Barbara Hoffman

Imagine doing a big, beloved Broadway musical … in Yiddish. Sounds crazy, no? Not when that show is “Fiddler on the Roof.” Since its 1964 debut, the story of Tevye and his daughter…

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Odds & Ends: Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof, Featuring Jackie Hoffman as Yente, Extends Off-Broadway Run & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof, Featuring Jackie Hoffman as Yente, Extends Off-Broadway Run The acclaimed new Yiddish-langua…

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First Look at the Yiddish Production of Fiddler on the Roof Off-Broadway by Hannah Vine

The production, which began performances July 4, will officially open July 15.

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Why You Need to Hear Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish by Olivia Clement

National Yiddish Theatre of Folksbiene artistic director Zalmen Mlotek makes the case for Yiddish theatre with Fiddler’s American premiere.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish? by Joseph Berger

The first American production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in the language of the shtetl means training actors to hit the inflections, not just the notes.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Sunday, July 8, 2018

This Week on Broadway for July 8, 2018: Nancy Anderson by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Nancy Anderson about Anne of Green Gables: A New Folk Rock Musical. We review Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish @ National Yiddi…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin Today by Bww News Desk

The highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene NYTF begins preview PERFORMANCE Off Broadway at the…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Odds & Ends: Katharine McPhee Is Engaged, Jessica Vosk Sets Solo Album Release Date & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Katharine McPhee and David Foster are Engaged Waitress star McPhee and Foster are going to tie the knot! The pair have be…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin 7/4 by BroadwayWorld

The highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene NYTF begins preview PERFORMANCE Off Broadway at the…

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VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ali Stroker & More Sing PROMISES, PROMISES for Transport Group! by Stage Tube

Earlier this week,Transport Grouppresented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season'sAnne L. BernsteinConcert Series- featuringJohn CarianiThe Band's Visit Tony nominee Fiddler …

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Photo Coverage: John Cariani, Marc Kudisch, Donna Lynne Champlin?& More Take the Stage for Transport Group's PROMISES, PROMISES by BroadwayWorld

Just last night,Transport Grouppresented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season'sAnne L. BernsteinConcert Series- featuringJohn CarianiThe Band's Visit Tony nominee Fiddler on…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Steve Budd by Zack Calhoon

Steve Budd is an actor, writer, storyteller, standup comic, and solo performer living in Oakland, CA. He has acted with many Bay Area theater companies, including San Francisco Playhouse, Ce…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Jessica Vosk Will Fly into Wicked on Broadway: 'Excited Doesn't Even Begin to Describe It!' by Andy Lefkowitz

Power-voiced Wicked tour star Jessica Vosk will offer up her acclaimed turn as Elphaba for Broadway audiences starting this summer. Vosk will begin performances at the Gershwin Theatre …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tevye Served Raw Explores What Happens After Fiddler on the Roof by Andrew Gans

Performances begin Off-Broadway July 5.

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Paula Ewin by Zack Calhoon

Paula Ewin is a Founding Member of the acclaimed Off Broadway theatre company, 29th Street Rep. She played leading roles in over 27 premiere productions since 1988, including 6 characte…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Odds & Ends: Jackie Hoffman to Play Yente in Yiddish-Language Fiddler on the Roof & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Jackie Hoffman to Play Yente in Yiddish-Language Fiddler on the Roof Emmy nominee and Broadway regular Jackie Hoffman (Char…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Odds & Ends: Derek Klena Will Return to Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Derek Klena Will Return to Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Anastasia alum and current Jagged Little Pill star Derek Klena ha…

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Rosie O'Donnell Eyes Broadway Return in Solo Comedy Show by Andy Lefkowitz

Rosie O'Donnell might be headed back to the Great White Way. The main-stem alum shared in a recent interview with Extra that plans are in the works for a solo performance engagement that…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Laura Michelle Kelly Joins New Musical The Royal Family of Broadway; More Barrington Stage Casting Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier winner and Broadway veteran Laura Michelle Kelly has signed on to play the role of Julie in The Royal Family of Broadway, a world premiere musical adaptation of The Royal Family…

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From She Loves Me to Fiddler on the Roof: Look Back at the Shows Sheldon Harnick Brought to Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Tony-winning Broadway lyricist celebrates his birthday April 30.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

BWW Album Review: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Honors Broadway Royalty by Amanda Prahl

Among the Broadway names of the past several decades, producer and director Hal Prince surely stands as one of the greatest. His name has been attached to some of the most iconic musicals of…

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BWW Review: Bartlett Sher's Contemporary Spin On MY FAIR LADY Allows Lerner and Loewe's Musical To Speak For Itself by Michael Dale

From SOUTH PACIFIC to THE KING AND I to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and now MY FAIR LADY, director Bartlett Sher has been spending the better part of this young century perfecting his method of moun…

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BWW Interview: Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks PRESENT LAUGHTER by Rona Kelly

Chichester Festival Theatreis a place of firsts forTracy-Ann Oberman. Last year, she performed inThe Fiddler on the Roof, her first professional musical. This Spring, she returns to CFT once…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

AN UNOFFICIAL SEQUEL by Matt Windman

In her thoughtful piece of young-adult fan fiction, Alexandra Silber explores the story of Hodel and her fiancé Perchik beyond the events in Fiddler on the Roof.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Hal Prince at 90: ‘Musicals should be dangerous’ by Dalya Alberge

The man behind West Side Story and Cabaret has some notes for theatreland today: you’re playing it too safeHe is the renowned American producer-director who staged some of the most famous …

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Corbin Bleu & More to Lead Singin' in the Rain at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Open your umbrella and put on your dancing shoes! Fancy-footed Broadway alum Corbin Bleu has been cast in a summer mounting of Singin' in the Rain at the Muny in St. Louis. Bleu wil…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Theater News: Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof, Directed by Joel Grey, Announces Creatives

The musical will play the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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