Though New York Times reviewer Richard Eder lauded the "absolutely first-rate cast," he found the musical "out of focus," and it closed after 24 performances. His next musical Rags closed after just four performances, but nearly 20 years later he returned with the international smash hit Wicked, now in its ninth year on Broadway.
The original cast of Working included pre-EvitaPatti LuPone and Bob Gunton and pre-Glengarry Glen RossJoe Mantegna. In their Who's Who bios, the actors and creatives reflect on their own career highlights and lowlights in and outside of the theatre, including window-washing, farming and cleaning motel toilets.
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!