To Life! Watch Danny Burstein, Alexandra Silber and Company Give a Spirited Sneak Peek at Fiddler on the Roof

News   To Life! Watch Danny Burstein, Alexandra Silber and Company Give a Spirited Sneak Peek at Fiddler on the Roof
 
Danny Burstein, Alexandra Silber, Jessica Hecht, Adam Dannheisser and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof met the press on Oct. 15. The fifth Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof, the musical theatre masterpiece that tells the story of Jewish milkman Tevye, who strives to maintain "Tradition" as he sees his three oldest daughters fall in love, will open Dec. 20 at the Broadway Theatre. 

Casting is now complete for the revival, which stars five-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein as Tevye. Newly added to the cast: Hayley Feinstein as Bielke, Mitch Greenberg as Yussel and the Beggar, Adam Grupper as the Rabbi and Lori Wilner as Grandma Tzeitel, with Stephen Carrasco and Eric Chambliss joining the ensemble.

They will join previously announced Burstein, Tony nominee Jessica Hecht (A View From the Bridge, “Breaking Bad,” The Last Night of Ballyhoo) as Golde, Adam Kantor (The Last Five YearsNext to NormalRent) as Motel, Alix Korey (The Wild Party, The Pirates of Penzance) as Yente, Samantha Massell (La Boheme) as Hodel, Ben Rappaport (“Mr. Robot,” Picnic) as Perchik, Alexandra Silber (Master Class) as Tzeitel, Adam Dannheisser (Rock of AgesThe Coast of Utopia) as Lazar Wolf, Karl Kenzler (You Can’t Take It With YouMary Poppins) as the Constable, Melanie Moore (Finding Neverland, “So You Think You Can Dance”) as Chava, Nick Rehberger (The Glass Menagerie) as Fyedka, Jessica Vosk as Fruma Sarah, Aaron Young as Sasha, Jenny Rose Baker (Annie Get Your Gun) as Shprintze, Jeffrey Schecter as Mendel, Michael Bernardi as Mordcha, and Jennifer Zetlan as Shaindel.

Eric BourneJacob Guzman (Newsies), Reed LuplauBrandt Martinez (Aladdin), Sarah Parker, Marla Phelan (Sleep No More), George Psomas (South Pacific), Julie Benko, Jesse Kovarsky, Matt Moisey, Tess Primack, Silvia Vrskova and Jonathan Royse Windham  comprise the ensemble. 

Bartlett Sher, who most recently helmed the 2015 Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of The King and I, will direct with choreography by Hofesh Shechter, inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins, and musical direction by  Ted Sperling. Fiddler on the Roof has a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The original Broadway production of the show, which opened in 1964, had the first musical theatre run to surpass 3,000 performances. The show won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Musical.

The production will also have scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber and lighting design by Donald Holder. Fiddler on the Roof will be their fifth Broadway production working with Sher. Sound design is by Scott Lehrer; casting is by Telsey + Co./Abbie Brady Dalton; dance arrangements are by Oran Eldor.

Tickets are now on sale via Telecharge.com or by phone at (212) 239-6200. The Telecharge number and link can also be used to arrange refunds or exchanges if you bought tickets for the first week of previews.

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