Following in the footsteps of Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Topol and Alfred Molina, among others, Danny Burstein played Tevye in the 50th anniversary staging of the classic American musical Fiddler on the Roof, earning his sixth Tony Award nomination.
The revival, which opened at the Broadway Theatre December 20, 2015, went to be be nominated for Best Revival of a Musical.
Joining Burstein were Tony nominee Jessica Hecht as Golde, Jenny Rose Baker (Annie Get Your Gun), Michael C. Bernardi as Mordcha, Adam Dannheisser as Lazar Wolf, Hayley Feinstein as Bielke, Mitch Greenberg as Yussel and the Beggar, Adam Grupper as the Rabbi, Adam Kantor as Motel, Karl Kenzler as the Constable, Alix Korey as Yente, Jesse Kovarsky, Samantha Massell as Hodel, Melanie Moore as Chava, George Psomas as Avram, Ben Rappaport as Perchik, Nick Rehbergeras Fyedka, Jeffrey Schecter as Mendel, Alexandra Silber as Tzeitel, Jessica Vosk as Fruma Sarah, Lori Wilner as Grandma Tzeitel, Aaron Young as Sasha and Jennifer Zetlan (Metropolitan Opera) as Shaindel.
The ensemble featured Julie Benko, Eric Bourne, Stephen Carrasco (Kinky Boots), Eric Chambliss, Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Reed Luplau, Brandt Martinez (Aladdin), Matt Moisey, Sarah Parker, Marla Phelan (Sleep No More), Tess Primack, Silvia Vrskova and Jonathan Royse Windham.
The production had scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber and lighting design by Donald Holder. Sound design was by Scott Lehrer; casting was by Telsey + Co./Abbie Brady Dalton; dance arrangements were by Oran Eldor.