Fiddler on the Roof
"My heart goes out to all those that I ruined their night, to everybody that was affected by my stupidity,” he said.
Randy Rainbow's hilarious musical takedown has no match.
This past week, I had the opportunity to re-watch the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof in a Jewish film class I'm taking at The Ohio State University. As the film makers likely intended, I watched the Jewish community of Anatevka with the feeling that the village had some resemblance to my own Jewish community.
With Bartlett Sher's fantastic revival of Fiddler on the Roof currently on Broadway, it offered the perfect opportunity to visit with the cast and explore a celebrated tradition -- Father's Day -- and hear about the men they'll honor this Sunday.
Now, I get everything written there. I understand the desire to change My Fair Lady. However I also understand the desire
In essence, Walski parted the Red Seas of bondage, opening up a passage to the Holy Land of Peace, Free Love, Milk and Honey
I am fond of the 1943 movie, but it does have its problems. The opportunity to finally see the show at City Center's Encores! series last week, ostensibly as it was originally performed in 1940 on Broadway, filled me with anticipation. And trepidation.
Hasidic Judaism embraces joy and spirituality, yearning and learning, powerful singing, but most individuals in these communities
JV: It's an honor, really. I am constantly reminded through friends, and fans just how special this show is and has been
I may disagree with Bernie Sanders about healthcare, taxation and foreign policy but he's right that the people need to take back the political process so that candidates of greater quality from both parties will have a serious shot at leadership.
Jerry Seinfeld took the stage last night at the Beacon Theatre for the first time in a long time. The excitement coursing through the audience was palpable. I found myself giddy with anticipation and when he appeared onstage after a theatrical post-opener blackout, it was hard to believe that he was there in the flesh.
The York Theatre Company, the determined, roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-a-musical group in the basement of a church within the Citicorp Center, has rolled up their sleeves and -- with great care and determination -- made a "new" musical out of Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick's The Rothschilds.
Of course, the season has already crowned one giant hit, Hamilton, that will inevitably define it. But there is still much to come.