Paul Michael Glaser to Star in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Fiddler on the Roof

News   Paul Michael Glaser to Star in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Fiddler on the Roof
Paul Michael Glaser will star as Tevye in a new U.K. touring production of Fiddler on the Roof, beginning performances Sept. 5 prior to an official opening Sept. 10 at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre, then touring to Newcastle, Edinburgh and Canterbury, with further tour dates to be announced.

Glaser, who is best known for playing TV cop Starsky in the 70s TV series "Starsky and Hutch" (opposite David Soul as Hutch) was also in the 1971 film version of "Fiddler on the Roof," in which he played Perchik, the student and Bolshevik revolutionary who falls in love with Tevye's second daughter. He was most recently seen on TV as Captain Jack Stepper in NBC's "Third Watch." Film credits include "Something’s Gotta Give" alongside Diane Keaton. As as director, he has directed several episodes of "Starsky and Hutch," "Miami Vice," "Robbery Homicide Division" and "Judging Amy," as well as the children's film "Kazaam." He has previously appeared on U.K. stages in pantomimes at Bromley's Churchill Theatre and Sunderland's Empire. The production is directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, who has been nominated for Olivier Awards for his choreography of Spend Spend Spend and My One and Only. His autobiography, called "All Balls and Glitter: My Life," was first published in 2008. He is best known for being a judge on BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing."

The tour is produced by John Stalker for Music & Lyrics Ltd. in association with the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.

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