Monday, June 13, 2022

Steven Skybell and Debbie Gravitte Will Lead Lyric Opera of Chicago's Fiddler on the Roof by Margaret Hall

Skybell won a 2019 Lucille Lortel Award playing Tevye in the Yiddish-language production of the Bock and Harnick musical Off-Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced principal casting for its new to Chicago production of Fiddler on the Roof, the North American premiere of an internationally heralded reinvention of the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:05PM
Friday, June 3, 2022

Watch A.J. Shivley in Exclusive Performance of 'I’m Coming' From Tony-Nominated Paradise Square by Playbill

Tony Award nominee A.J. Shivley stopped by the Playbill studio for an exclusive performance of “I’m Coming” from the 10-time Tony Award nominated Paradise Square. Watch the video above…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Tony nominee Sammy Dallas Bayes Dies at 82 by Margaret Hall

Mr. Bayes was a longtime collaborator of Jerome Robbins, known for his influence on the legacy of Fiddler on the Roof.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

50 YEARS AGO ON BROADWAY by Ron Fassler

During the height of my teenage theatergoing years, which occurred between 1969 and 1973, I was never happier than when I would pore over the New York Times’ ABC’s Directory in order to …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 11:46AM
Friday, May 20, 2022

WHAT MAKES A CAST ALBUM PERFORMANCE GREAT? by Ron Fassler

Julie Andrews singing “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?” at the recording session for “My Fair Lady” (1956).Having listened to a steady stream of Broadway original cast recordings over the…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 01:44PM

We Are All Refugees: A Review of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Broadway in Chicago  by Dennis Polkow

When Israeli actor Yehezkel Lazarov as Tevye intones the iconic line about villagers “trying to scratch out a pleasant, simple tune” without breaking one’s neck, our gaze takes in the …

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:49PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Des Moines Performing Arts Announces the 2022-2023 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

The North American Tour Aragon Company of SIX. Photo by Joan Marcus. Des Moines Performing Arts (Des Moines, IA) announced today new engagements headed to the Civic Center as part of the Wil…

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 11:30AM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Ch. 19- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF by Automatic Episode Import

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF COMPOSER: Jerry Bock LYRICIST: Sheldon Harnick BOOK: Joseph Stein SOURCE: Sholem Aleichem’s short stories Tevye the Dairyman (1894) DIRECTOR: Jerome Robbins CHOREOGRAP…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:01AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

Odds & Ends: Tommy Kail to Direct Joey King-Led We Were the Lucky Ones Series for Hulu by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Tommy Kail to Helm We Were the Lucky Ones for Hulu The man is non-stop! Tommy Kail, who his put his stamp on directing hits like Ham…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Habibti Driver review – culture-clash comedy never revs up by Mark Fisher

Octagon theatre, BoltonShamia Chalabi and Sarah Henley’s ‘East meets Wigan’ drama is at its best on the subject of cars and women’s independence You would expect the most interesting…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

16 Shows to See Off Broadway in April - Catch James McAvoy as Cyrano de Bergerac, Sarah Silverman's autobiographical musical and more by Raven Snook

Catch James McAvoy as Cyrano, Sarah Silverman's new musical and more --- Fifteen shows are opening on Broadway this month but even more are bowing Off Broadway. Our curated list features 16 …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

BroadwayHD to Present FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, EASTER PARADE & More!

This April, BroadwayHD will bring some of Broadway's most iconic and lavish productions into the homes of theatre fans and families globally.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:27PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Talks Broadway Debut in POTUS on LATE NIGHT

Rachel Dratch sat down on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss making her Broadway debut in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Dratch also disc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:30AM
Monday, March 21, 2022

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles Documentary Screening to Benefit Ukrainian Refugees March 21 by Leah Putnam

The documentary goes into the story of international and Broadway favorite Fiddler on the Roof.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

First Look at Signature Theatre's SHE LOVES ME by Signature Theatre

SHE LOVES ME March 2 – April 24, 2022 For tickets visit https://bit.ly/shelovesmeyoutube A romantic, witty and effervescent musical comedy by the creators of Fiddler on the Roof. In a ch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:17AM
Saturday, March 12, 2022

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ dances its way to Capital One Hall by Andy Arnold

Dancing sets the tone for this iconic musical that brings life and humanity to Jewish peasants facing antisemitism in pre-revolutionary Russia.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:31PM
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Ali Ewoldt sings "Vanilla Ice Cream" in Signature Theatre's SHE LOVES ME by Signature Theatre

SHE LOVES ME March 2 – April 24, 2022 For tickets visit https://bit.ly/shelovesmeyoutube A romantic, witty and effervescent musical comedy by the creators of Fiddler on the Roof. In a ch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:32PM
Thursday, March 3, 2022

Signature Theatre is betting if you like ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ you’ll love ‘She Loves Me’ by Geoffrey Himes

Utilizing the same basic plot as the film 'You've Got Mail,' the musical "She Loves Me" features the hummable tunes of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:24AM
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Philadelphia Orchestra presents Fiddler on the Roof by Stephen Silver

Chuck Cooper talks about Philadelphia Orchestra's upcoming production of the legendary show, returning to the stage, and how Fiddler reflects the times. Stephen Silver previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:40PM
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

In Rehearsal with SHE LOVES ME by Signature Theatre

SHE LOVES ME March 2 – April 24, 2022 For tickets visit https://bit.ly/shelovesmeyoutube A romantic, witty and effervescent musical comedy by the creators of Fiddler on the Roof. In a ch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:05PM
Sunday, February 27, 2022

VIDEO: John Mulaney and the Cast of SNL Parody THE MUSIC MAN, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More in New NYC Musical Sketch

John Mulaney returned to Saturday Night Live on February 26 to host for a fifth time and brought back his recurring New York City musical sketch, this time about the New York City subway. Mu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:51AM
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

SHE LOVES ME at Signature Theatre by Signature Theatre

SHE LOVES ME March 2 – April 24, 2022 For tickets visit https://bit.ly/shelovesmeyoutube A romantic, witty and effervescent musical comedy by the creators of Fiddler on the Roof. In a ch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:44AM
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

What’s Old Is New Again: Mint Theater Revives “The Daughter-in-Law” by Philip

In years past I have seen several plays performed in foreign (to me) languages. “Death of a Salesman” and “Fiddler on the Roof,” both familiar works, were perfectly clear in Yiddish,…

SOURCE: sceneonstage.com at 09:39PM
Saturday, February 19, 2022

'Fiddler on the Roof' production at U-M is first of its kind - Detroit Free Press

Broadway performers Chuck Cooper and Loretta Ables Sayre star alongside U-M musical theater students in the performance, and the Grand Rapids ...

SOURCE: Google at 02:27PM
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

VIDEO: Tony-Winning Musicals Category Featured on JEOPARDY!

On last night's episode of Jeopardy!, contestants were quizzed on their knowledge of Tony-winning musicals. Featured musicals included Evita, Annie, Sunset Boulevard, Fiddler on the Roof, an…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Hadestown's Kim Steele on Why Dancing Makes Her Feel 'Extraterrestrial' by Caitlin Moynihan

Kim Steele made her Broadway debut in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and recently helped usher the underground world of Hadestown back to Broadway. Here, Steele talks about being inspired…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Reopening The Broadway Revival on PBS. The Downside to #BroadwayisBack Boosterism  by New York Theater

In “Reopening: The Broadway Revival,” an hour-long documentary on PBS that’s a bit painful and embarrassing to watch, actor Andrew Rannells compares the start of the shutdown of Broa…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:52AM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Broadway From A to Z: B by JK

Today, we continue our new series that is strictly to the letter. Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, with each entry, we'll…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

She Loves Me review – a festive musical in tune with our times by Nick Ahad

Crucible, SheffieldThis story of loneliness and romantic disappointment is not obvious Christmas show material but has a lot to say about the season An attempted suicide, characters in the g…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM

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