Fiddler on the Roof - Broadway Creative Team


Fiddler on the Roof Broadway

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Sholom Aleichem Source Material
(Based on stories)
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Jerry Bock Composer
Jerry Bock was an American composer best known for his work in musical theater. Born in New Haven, Connecticut on November 23, 1928, Bock showed an early interest in music and began playing the piano at a young age. He studied music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and later at the Manhattan School of Music. Bock's first success in musical theater came in 1955 with the production of "Catch a Star," which he wrote with lyricist Larry Holofcener. However, it was his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick that would bring him his greatest success. The two first worked together on the ... read more
Sheldon Harnick Lyricist
Sheldon Harnick is a legendary lyricist and composer who has made an indelible mark on Broadway. Born in Chicago in 1924, Harnick began writing songs at a young age, and went on to attend the Northwestern University School of Music. After serving in World War II, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in musical theater. Harnick's first Broadway credit came in 1955, when he wrote the lyrics for the musical "The Body Beautiful." However, it was his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock that would prove to be his most successful partnership. The duo first worked together on ... read more
Joseph Stein Bookwriter
Four-time Tony-winning brother & sister producing team, Luigi & Rose Caiola. Rose is Artistic Director of Manhattan Music & Arts Center (MMAC). Broadway: Tony Awards: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, All The Way, The Color Purple, Dear Evan Hansen. Recent: Sunday in the Park With George. Upcoming: Pretty Woman: The Musical. ... read more
Patty Baker Producer
Patty Baker is an American actress who has made a name for herself on Broadway. She was born in New York City and grew up in a family that was passionate about the arts. Her parents were both musicians, and they encouraged her to pursue her own artistic interests from a young age. Baker attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York City, where she studied drama and dance. After graduating, she went on to study at the Juilliard School, where she honed her skills as an actress. Her talent was quickly recognized, and she was soon cast in ... read more
Jerry Bock Music
Jerry Bock was an American composer best known for his work in musical theater. Born in New Haven, Connecticut on November 23, 1928, Bock showed an early interest in music and began playing the piano at a young age. He studied music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and later at the Manhattan School of Music. Bock's first success in musical theater came in 1955 with the production of "Catch a Star," which he wrote with lyricist Larry Holofcener. However, it was his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick that would bring him his greatest success. The two first worked together on the ... read more
Tamar Climan General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.
Tamar Climan, founder of Climan Producing LLC (CPL), is a Tony Award®-winning theatre producer with almost three decades of experience producing and general managing on Broadway. Currently, Tamar is producing the national tour of A Soldier’s Play along with Roundabout Theatre Company. She is on the producing team of 1776 for the American Repertory Theater and serves as the Consulting Producer for the Tony Award® and Grammy-winning Jagged Little Pill on the West End and for its North American and Australian tours as well as the North American tour of the Tony Award®-winning revival of Oklahoma!. Previous producing credits ... read more
Jerry Frankel Producer
Barbara Freitag Producer
John Frost Associate Producer
Jessica Genick Producer
Rebecca Gold Producer
Rebecca is proud to bring this new play to Broadway — a first for both the director and the playwright! She has received numerous nominations and awards on Broadway (Porgy and Bess, All the Way among them) and Off-Broadway (Sleep No More). Committed to bringing both extraordinary new work and revivals of the American canon to audiences, Rebecca is extensively involved with and supportive of not-for-profit theater, including the ART at Harvard and Fisher Center at Bard. ... read more
Louise Gund Producer
Louise Gund is an environmental activist. She also holds an MA in Holistic Psychology and has counseled children. After receiving a BFA from the School for Visual Arts in New York City, Louise took public relations photographs of modern dance groups and Off-Broadway productions in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was during this time that she first learned of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Louise began attending OSF productions in1984. Entranced by Southern Oregon, Louise purchased Greensprings Farm south of Ashland where she practices sustainable farming and forestry techniques. Louise is a member of the Earth Justice Legal Defense ... read more Sheldon Harnick is a legendary lyricist and composer who has made an indelible mark on Broadway. Born in Chicago in 1924, Harnick began writing songs at a young age, and went on to attend the Northwestern University School of Music. After serving in World War II, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in musical theater. Harnick's first Broadway credit came in 1955, when he wrote the lyrics for the musical "The Body Beautiful." However, it was his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock that would prove to be his most successful partnership. The duo first worked together on ... read more
Donald Holder Lighting Design
Donald Holder has worked extensively in Theatre, Opera, Dance, Architectural and Television lighting in the US and abroad for over 30 years. He has designed 58 Broadway productions and has been nominated for 13 Tony Awards, winning the Tony for Best Lighting Design for The Lion King in 1998, and for the 2008 revival of South Pacific. Recent Broadway productions include: Tootsie, Kiss Me Kate, Anastasia, Oslo, Straight White Men, She Loves Me, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On the Twentieth Century, The Bridges of Madison County, Bullets Over Broadway and many others. Projects at the NY ... read more
Richards/Climan Inc. General Manager
Scott Lehrer Sound Design
Lehrer's recent credits New York include Carousel; Hello, Dolly!; Illyria; The Front Page; The Gabriels; Shuffle Along…; Fiddler on the Roof; Dames at Sea; The King and I (also London); Living on Love; Honeymoon in Vegas; Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance; Love Letters; A Raisin in the Sun; Betrayal; Lucky Guy; South Pacific (first Tony Award for Sound Design); Death of a Salesman; The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country; and over 60 City Center Encores! productions including Chicago. Recordings include An American in Paris (Grammy Award nomination), Loudon Wainwright’s High Wide and Handsome (Grammy Award), and ... read more Founder, Green Curtain Productions. Six Tony® and Drama Desk awards. Credits: The Book of Mormon, Jerusalem, Arcadia, La Bête, Red, The Addams Family, A Behanding in Spokane, Ragtime, Hamlet, All My Sons, Sunday in the Park with George, Cyrano, Journey’s End, Coram Boy, History Boys, Butley, Drowsy Chaperone, The Color Purple, Spamalot, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Pillowman, Democracy, Jumpers, Flower Drum Song. ... read more
James M. Nederlander Producer
(Chairman, The Nederlander Organization)
James L. Nederlander Producer
(President, The Nederlander Organization)
James L. Nederlander is President of the Nederlander Organization and son of James M. Nederlander (Chairman). He is the third generation of a family known for owning and operating theatres around the world as well as theatrical productions, cultural presentations and popular music attractions. Current productions include West Side Story, The Addams Family, Next to Normal and Race. Upcoming productions include a live show with magician David Blaine. ... read more
Gabrielle Palitz Producer
B’way: Bandstand, Fiddler on the Roof, China Doll, An American In Paris, The Visit, Wolf Hall, The Heidi Chronicles, You Can't Take It With You, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, All The Way (Tony), Matilda. ... read more
TenTex Partners Producer
Jeffrey Richards Producer
Jeffrey has produced more than 50 shows on and off Broadway and has done press for more than 200 productions. The theatre remains his SO. ... read more Additional producing credits: Next Fall 2010 Scottsboro Boys 2011 Desperate Writers (Off-Broadway) Union Square Theater 2011 Stick Fly 2011-2012 The King's Speech (2012) UK ... read more
Kit Seidel Producer
Hofesh Shechter Choreographer
Hofesh Shechter is an Israeli-born choreographer, dancer, and composer who has made a significant impact on the contemporary dance world. He is known for his unique style that blends contemporary dance with elements of traditional Israeli folk dance, as well as his original music compositions that often accompany his performances. Shechter was born in Jerusalem in 1975 and began his dance training at a young age. He later moved to Tel Aviv to study at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, where he developed his skills as a dancer and musician. After graduating, he joined the Batsheva Dance Company, one ... read more
James Forbes Sheehan Associate Producer
Additional Credits include: THE SOUND OF MUSIC [Regional(US)] Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, 2011 Rolf OKLAHOMA! [Regional(US)] Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, 2011 u/s Curly, Ensemble THE SECRET GARDEN [Regional(US), 2011] Archibald Craven RAGTIME [Regional(US), 2011] Various Roles LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL [Regional(US), 2010] Professor Bhaer THE MUSIC MAN [Regional(US), 2010] Ewart Dunlop (Quartet) CHICAGO [Regional(US), 2010] Amos Hart THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL [Regional(US), 2010] Armand St. Just CHILDREN OF EDEN [Regional(US), 2010] Father/God LES MISERABLES [Regional(US), 2009] Javert JANE EYRE: THE MUSICAL [Regional(US), 2008] Tedo ... read more
Bartlett Sher Director
Bartlett Sher is the Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, J.T. Rogers' Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Tony nomination), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards), Awake and Sing! (Tony nomination), and The Light in the Piazza (Tony nomination). He directed the recent Broadway productions of Fiddler on the Roof and The Bridges of Madison County (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), as ... read more
Ted Sperling Music Director
LCT: The King and I, South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk awards), A Man of No Importance, A New Brain, My Favorite Year. Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty, Titanic (actor), Kiss of the Spider Woman, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Drood, Sunday in the Park with George. Off- Broadway: Red Eye of Love, The Other Josh Cohen, Striking 12, See What I Wanna See (director); Saturn Returns, Floyd Collins, Romance in Hard Times (music director). Artistic director, MasterVoices; principal conductor, Westchester Philharmonic; creative director ... read more Joseph Stein was a prolific American playwright and librettist, best known for his work on the beloved musicals Fiddler on the Roof and Zorba. Born on May 30, 1912, in New York City, Stein grew up in the Bronx and attended City College of New York. After graduating, he worked as a social worker and then as a writer for the Army Air Force during World War II. Stein began his career in theater as a writer for radio and television in the 1940s and 1950s, but it was his work on Broadway that earned him the most acclaim. His first ... read more
JAM Theatricals Producer
Will Trice Producer
Tony Awards for All the Way, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Porgy and Bess; as well as nominations for Fiddler on the Roof, Wolf Hall, You Can't Take It With You, The Glass Menagerie and The Best Man. ... read more
Orin Wolf Producer
Orin Wolf is a Broadway and tour producer whose credits include The Band’s Visit (Tony Award), Fiddler on the Roof (Tony nomination), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Tony nomination), Orphans (Tony nomination), Once (Tony Award), That Championship Season and A View From the Bridge (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway, London and touring: The Band’s Visit, Once, Not By Bread Alone, Groundswell, Judy Gold’s 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, Robert Wuhl’s Assume the Position and History of the Word. He was the inaugural recipient of the T-Fellowship for Creative Producing at Columbia University and is now the Director. ... read more
Michael Yeargan Scenic Design
LCT: Oslo, The King and I (Tony, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Golden Boy (Tony nom.), Blood and Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Tony nom.), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk awards; OCC nom.), Cymbeline, Awake and Sing! (DD Award; Tony nom.), Edward Albee's Seascape, The Light in the Piazza (Tony, DD awards). Broadway: The Ritz, Bad Habits, A Lesson from Aloes, The Road to Mecca (Roundabout), The Bridges of Madison County, Fiddler on the Roof. Also credits Off-Broadway, in regional theater, London, ten productions at the Metropolitan Opera and work at major ... read more
Catherine Zuber Costume Design

Awards and Nominations

2016 Drama Desk Awards
Outstanding Director of a Musical: Bartlett Sher won.
Outstanding Revival of a Musical: Fiddler on the Roof was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Revival of a Musical: Fiddler on the Roof was nominated but did not win.

2016 Drama League Awards
Distinguished Performance Award: Danny Burstein was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical: Fiddler on the Roof was nominated but did not win.

2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards
Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or off-Broadway): Fiddler on the Roof was nominated but did not win.

2016 Tony Awards
Best Choreography: Hofesh Shechter was nominated but did not win.
Best Revival of a Musical: Fiddler on the Roof was nominated but did not win.

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