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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Broadway Revival Welcomes Additional Cast Members; First Performance Pushed BackFIDDLER ON THE ROOF Broadway Revival Welcomes Additional Cast Members; First Performance Pushed Back
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed additional casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof: JENNY ROSE BAKER (Annie Get Your Gun) will play Shprintze, MICHAEL BERNARDI will play Mordcha, JENNIFER ZETLAN will play Shaindel, and MATT MOISEY and TESS PRIMACK will also join the cast. (more...)

Capitol Center for the Arts Sets MET: Live in HD Screenings for 2015-16Capitol Center for the Arts Sets MET: Live in HD Screenings for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it will present 11 productions in next season's Met: Live in HD series, beginning with Verdi's Il Trovatore on Saturday, October 3, at 12:55pm. Single tickets for this series are on sale now for $26 Adults; $22 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $15 Students. Season subscriptions are also available at $234 Adults; $198 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $135 students. (more...)

Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Just in time for the opening of the new Broadway production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (directed by Bartlett Sher, opening Dec. 17th, 2015) St. Martin's Press has published TRADITION! The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, The World's Most Beloved Musical. The book hits shelves today, August 25, 2015. (more...)

Five Facts You May Not Know About FIDDLER ON THE ROOFFive Facts You May Not Know About FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Michael Dale - Aug 25, 2015

Zero Mostel turned it down? Perchik's song was originally Motel's song? Who played the priest? (more...)

Photo Flash: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Ladies Pose Together for First Time!Photo Flash: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Ladies Pose Together for First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Below, check out a photo that was featured on the show's official Instagram of Teyve's three oldest daughters- Silber, Moore and Massell: (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Finds Its Cast- Meet Tevye's Daughters & Their Men!FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Finds Its Cast- Meet Tevye's Daughters & Their Men!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2015

With a show that is so focused on family and tradition, we want to make sure you're acquainted with the characters that make up the heart of the story- Tevye's five daughters. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at each of them in action! (more...)

Breaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBreaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed additional casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof: ALIX KOREY (All Shook Up, Chicago) will play Yente, SAMANTHA MASSELL (La Boheme) will play Hodel, BEN RAPPAPORT (“Mr. Robot,” Picnic) will play Perchik, and ALEXANDRA SILBER (Master Class) will play Tzeitel. In addition, JESSICA VOSK (The Bridges of Madison County) will play Fruma Sarah, AARON YOUNG will play Sasha, and JULIE BENKO (Les Misérables), JESSE KOVARSKY (The Death of Klinghoffer), and SILVIA VRSKOVA will also join the cast. (more...)

Joanna Strand & Jacqui Tate to Play 54 Below, 9/16Joanna Strand & Jacqui Tate to Play 54 Below, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Broadway's Supper Club presents Joanna Strand and Jacqui Tate on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at 9.30pm. Joanna Strand and Jacqui Tate bridge the worlds of musical theatre, jazz and popular song. Infinitely versatile and with a host of West End and touring credits between them, including The Phantom of the Opera, Avenue Q, Jekyll and Hyde, Evita and My Fair Lady as well as the Broadway transfers of Master Class and South Pacific, they captivate audiences with their unique harmonies and original arrangements. Embracing everything from the ridiculous to the sublime, their shows are guaranteed to entertain and delight. (more...)

On Sale Dates for U.S. Bank Broadway Season Shows at the Fabulous Fox AnnouncedOn Sale Dates for U.S. Bank Broadway Season Shows at the Fabulous Fox Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Single tickets for the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015 - 2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, Starring Danny Burstein and Jessica HechtUp on the Marquee: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, Starring Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht
by Walter McBride - Aug 15, 2015

The marquee for the new FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival, starring Danny Burstein, is now up! Performances will begin on Thursday, November 12, 2015, with an opening night scheduled for Thursday, December 17, 2015, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Rehearsals will start on Monday, September 28, 2015. Check out photos of the new marquee below! (more...)

Broadway's Bryce Pinkham & Lucas Rooney Return from Zara Aina Trip to MadagascarBroadway's Bryce Pinkham & Lucas Rooney Return from Zara Aina Trip to Madagascar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Broadway actors Lucas Caleb Rooney, fresh off of a run in Classic Stage Company's production of Doctor Faustus, and Bryce Pinkham, after a run of The Heidi Chronicles and before returning to his Tony-nominated role in the Tony award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, have recently returned from Madagascar, where they worked to secure a permanent home for their non-profit organization, Zara Aina.  Also joining them in Madagascar was puppeteer, Annie Worden. (more...)

THE KING AND I Times Two! Jose Llana Poses With Kelli O'Hara & Donna Murphy BackstageTHE KING AND I Times Two! Jose Llana Poses With Kelli O'Hara & Donna Murphy Backstage
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 7, 2015

THE KING AND I with two Annas and one King! (more...)

Met Opera Will Drop Use of 'Blackface' in Production of OTELLOMet Opera Will Drop Use of 'Blackface' in Production of OTELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera's production of Otello will no longer be performed with its leading character in blackface.  The Met released the following statement: (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Announces More Casting Including Karl Marx, The IRS and PETER PAN?Scoop: Upcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Announces More Casting Including Karl Marx, The IRS and PETER PAN?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

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Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/26/2015 - 8/2/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/26/2015 - 8/2/2015
by BWW - Aug 2, 2015

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New Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena StageNew Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, presents DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The original musical, featuring a score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Broadway's A Christmas Story, The Musical; Dogfight), a book by Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Broadway's Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then), is a contemporary, intimate story of hope, heartache and the things in life we all need-friends, family and a place to call home. With choreography by Danny Mefford and music supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen runs now through August 23, 2015, opening tonight, July 30, in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Season Opens With OTELLO, Directed by Tony Winner Bartlett SherMetropolitan Opera Season Opens With OTELLO, Directed by Tony Winner Bartlett Sher
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Met season opens with Verdi's masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare's play and matching it in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor's dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello's innocent wife and victim; and baritone Željko Lu?i? plays the evil Iago, who masterminds Otello's demise. Dynamic maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts. (more...)

BWW Interview: Getting to Know Him- Meet Broadway's New Royalty, THE KING AND I's Jose Llana!BWW Interview: Getting to Know Him- Meet Broadway's New Royalty, THE KING AND I's Jose Llana!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 28, 2015

Earlier this month, Jose Llana stepped into the role of the King of Siam in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). This marks Llana's second experience in the iconic show, as he made is Broadway debut almost 20 years ago as Lun Tha in the 1996 revival. Llana joins Tony winner Kelli O'Hara for a strictly limited 11-week engagement through Sunday, September 27. Just after he took his first bow on the Vivian Beaumont stage, he checked in with BroadwayWorld to update us on taking on his new role, reuniting with some of his Here Lies Love friends, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: UP ON THE MARQUEE: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Starring Danny BursteinPhoto Coverage: UP ON THE MARQUEE: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Starring Danny Burstein
by Walter McBride - Jul 25, 2015

The marquee for the new FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival, starring Danny Burstein, is now up! Performances will begin on Thursday, November 12, 2015, with an opening night scheduled for Thursday, December 17, 2015, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Rehearsals will start on Monday, September 28, 2015. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYElizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 23, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's much-loved, though short-lived musical THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, based upon the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, will soon take its sweeping love story on the road - today, the actors tapped to portray the piece's central love-torn couple have been revealed. (more...)

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