Sholom Aleichem, the pen name of Shalom Rabinowitz (1859-1916), was a masterful storyteller whose keen eye, wit and humor earned him the reputation as the Jewish Mark Twain.
Fiddler on the Roof's release comes amid the long-anticipated reopening of Broadway theaters in New York, bringing the world's preeminent musical theatres back to life from hiatus.
The one-man play titled “Tevye in New York,” reimagining the beloved Sholem Aleichem character, is opening its world premiere — in Beverly Hills, of all places.
The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Tamia Monique Carter and is not Jewish, uses the chorus of the Zero Mostel recording of the song.
Danny Burstein, known for his Tony Award-nominated role as Tevye in the most recent Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” has detailed his struggles.
I feel there is a piece of Yenta, the dedicated matchmaker, in each of us as it doesn’t matter what our religious level is, we have a strong pull to set people up, almost as if it is part of our DNA.
The team putting 'Fiddler' together sounds stellar. Tommy Kail (of 'Hamilton' fame) and Steven Levenson (who wrote 'Dear Evan Hansen') are on board.
The current North American tour of “Fiddler” was halted on March 13, a day before Broadway went dark.
A large cohort feels that a remake of Fiddler was unnecessary at best and sacrilege at worst.
MGM will produce a remake of the iconic 1964 musical about the struggles and joys of Jewish life in the fictional Eastern European shtetl of Anatevka.