Wednesday, November 22, 2023

How to Dance in Ohio Scribes Jacob Yandura and Rebekah Greer Melocik Bring New Sensibilities to Old-Guard Wisdom by Hayley Levitt

“If you want to write musical theater, you have to create history.” Only a legend like Harold Prince could pull off such a stately and inscrutable aphorism. But it’s sentiments like t…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Olney’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ revival is mostly a missed opportunity by Celia Wren

Timely themes and innovative framing aren’t enough to enliven this Olney Theatre staging of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:24PM
Sunday, November 19, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Olney Theatre Center by Susan Brall

When “Fiddler on the Roof” opened on Broadway in September of 1964, no one could have imagined the universal appeal and endurance the show would have. There have been thousands of produc…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at the Olney Theatre Center, Maryland by Richard Seff

I had worked with Director Peter Flynn a number of times, both as an actor and as author when he staged two workshop productions in New York of a musical to which I’d written the book. I�…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Close Up: Party at the Princes' by Wendy Caster

Last night, Broadway Close Up presented yet another lovely night of talented people singing wonderful songs. The evening was devoted to shows that Hal Prince produced and/or directed, which …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:12PM
Friday, November 10, 2023

Video: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SHE LOVES ME Lyricist Sheldon Harnick Celebrated At Star-Studded Memorial

An array of Broadway luminaries, including Danny Burstein, Robert Cuccioli, Jason Danieley, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Fisher, Jessica Hecht, Judy Kuhn, Nancy Opel, David Rockwell, Alan Schmuckl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:55PM
Thursday, November 9, 2023

Bebe Neuwirth & Steven Skybell Join Cast Of Broadway’s ‘Cabaret’ Revival

Broadway’s upcoming star-filled revival of Cabaret has added two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and Fiddler on the Roof‘s Steven Skybell to the cast, with the former Cheers star playing …

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Broadway community to celebrate the life of Tony Award winner Sheldon Harnick by Michael Abourizk

Harvey Fierstein, Danny Burstein, Judy Kuhn and more will honor the “Fiddler on the Roof” lyricist.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:43PM
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Sheldon Harnick by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-winning lyricist behind “Fiddler on the Roof” and “She Loves Me” passed away in June.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 01:18PM

Jessica Rush Will Lead Industry Presentation of STALLED: A NEW MUSICAL

Stalled: A New Musical will receive an invite-only industry presentation on November 9, 2023.   Stalled is written by Liesl Wilke (book and lyrics) and Andy Marsh (music and lyrics), with a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM

Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Sheldon Harnick by Andrew Gans

The Fiddler on the Roof lyricist passed away in June at the age of 99.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Saturday, October 28, 2023

Joanna Merlin, Known for Her Work Both Onstage and Off, Dies at 92 by Richard Sandomir

Soon after appearing in the original Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” she began a new career as a prominent casting director.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:19PM
Friday, October 27, 2023
Thursday, October 26, 2023

Jordan Gelber, Jill Abramovitz, Alexandra Socha, Etai Benson & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has revealed the cast and creative team for its holiday season production of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s Producing Arti…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:37PM

Jordan Gelber, Jill Abramovitz, Alexandra Socha, Etai Benson, More Cast in Paper Mill Fiddler on the Roof by Andrew Gans

Parker Esse will reproduce Jerome Robbins' original choreography.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM
Monday, October 16, 2023

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ actress Joanna Merlin dead at 92 by Michael Starr

Joanna Merlin originated the role of Tzeitel in "Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway and played no-nonsense Judge Lena Petrovsky on "Law & Order: SVU," among many other theatrical, movie an…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:58PM

Joanna Merlin, Original FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Star, Dies at 92

Merlin was the original Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway. Merlin cast several Stephen Sondheim musicals, including Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Merrily We Roll Along, Company, Fo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:55PM

Joanna Merlin Dies: Original ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ Tzeitel, Longtime Judge On ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Was 92

Joanna Merlin, whose acting career stretched from Broadway (she was the original Tzeitel in Fiddler On The Roof), film (she played the dance teacher Miss Berg in Alan Parker’s 1980 film Fa…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:13PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Theatre News: Preview of ‘Hal Prince’s Broadway’ airing on MPT by Carolyn Kelemen

In the world of musical theater, few names command as much respect as that of Hal Prince. The legendary director and producer is responsible for some of the most memorable Broadway productio…

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Miracle of Miracles from FIDDLER ON THE ROOF | 2023–2024 Season Preview by Paper Mill Playhouse

Jonah Ruderman performs Miracle of Miracles from FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Paper Mill Playhouse's 85th Anniversary Season Preview. This beloved classic is sure to charm and captivate the enti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:43PM
Friday, September 15, 2023

Off-Broadway Review: Out of the Apple Orchard by Lauren Yarger

  Out of the Apple OrchardBy Ellen W. Kaplan, based on the book by Yvonne DavidDirected by Nicole RaphaelActors Temple By Lauren Yarger A sweet tale of forgiveness offers a breath of fresh…

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

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Shop your Broadway favorites with merchandise and souvenirs from Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, Kimberly Akimbo, Here Lies Love, Sweeney Todd, and more! Take a look at popular items like t…

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Friday, September 8, 2023

Name That Show: 1960s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1960s. You've probably at least heard of all the shows included here, but how familiar are …

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) by Musicalsplaining

This week we are joined by award-winning composer Austin Wintory in discussing the cross-cultural phenomenon and mainstay of the musical medium. Angie speed runs the summary, teenage Kaveh g…

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Sunday, August 13, 2023

Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Liz Larsen Is A Cadillac

U Guys, this week's BroadwayWorld recap contains some very exciting casting news! Then I am joined by Tony-nominated actress, Liz Larsen, as she shares some incredible stories from throughou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:07PM
Monday, August 7, 2023

At This Theatre: The Imperial by JK

One of my favorite things about the Imperial Theatre is that long, skinny lobby with its elegant marbled walls and fancy wall sconces. From there, you enter the theater, and make a turn and…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Tevye In New York! by [email protected]

Tom Dugan (photo by Marty Gray) Tevye In New York! Reviewed by Martín Hernández Dugan’s Backyard Playhouse Through August 6 RECOMMENDED Between 1895 and 1914, Sholem Aleich…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Listen: Jason Alexander Teases He May Star in a New Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

There may be a production of Fiddler on the Roof in the works, starring Jason Alexander as Tevye! Listen to the full podcast episode here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:25AM
Friday, July 21, 2023

Here Lies Love by Jk Clarke

By JK Clarke . . .  Musicals that take place during revolutions or periods of historic social upheaval tend to not only be compelling to audiences but have a fairly good track record. Think…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:51AM
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Upcoming Cabaret by Sandi Durell

Marieann Meringolo – The Satin Dollz – Birdland Jazz & Theater – Alexandra Silber – Nina Osso – Jackie Draper – CarolSue Gershman I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been on …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:55AM
Tuesday, July 4, 2023


Howard Da Silva as Benjamin Franklin in “1776” (1969). Photo by Martha Swope.July 4, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler I’ve been writing 1776-themed columns on July 4…

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Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
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Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater