VIDEO: Watch ALL the Broadway Performances from THE Macy's Parade Including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE KING AND I, and More
Below, check out video highlights from MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY parade's musical performances, including THE WIZ LIVE's "Brand New Day," Fiddler on the Roof's "To Life" and of course, the Radio City Rockettes.
The Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof began performances on November 20 with an opening night set for December 20, 2015 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway).Five-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award winner Danny Burstein (Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific) steps into the iconic role of Tevye, while Tony nominee Jessica Hecht (A View From the Bridge, "Breaking Bad," The Last Night of Ballyhoo) portrays Golde, Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years, Next to Normal, Rent) as Motel, and Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages, The Coast of Utopia) as Lazar Wolf. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, who most recently helmed the 2015 Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of The King and I. Sher has directed Burstein on Broadway in the revivals of GOLDEN BOY and South Pacific, as well as in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. It will be choreographed byHofesh Shechter, inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins, and the music director will be Ted Sperling (The King and I, South Pacific). Fiddler on the Roof has book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The original Broadway production of the show, which opened in 1964, was the first musical in history to surpass 3,000 performances. The show won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Musical in addition to eight other TONY AWARDS that year. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics "To Life (L'Chaim!)," "If I Were A Rich Man," "Sunrise Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," and "Tradition,"Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!