MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 26, 2004
Closing Date
Jan 08, 2006
1st Preview
Jan 23, 2004
1st Preview
Jan 23, 2004
Previews
36
Performances
781
MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Minskoff Theatre
(Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006)

Setting
Anatevka, a village in Russia. 1905, on the eve of the revolutionary period.

Choreography by and Original New York Stage Production Directed by Jerome Robbins; Originally Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince
Book by Joseph Stein; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Additional orchestrations by Larry Hochman; Musical Director: Kevin Stites
Directed by David Leveaux; Musical Staging by Jonathan Butterell; Assistant Director: Eli Gonda; Associate Musical Staging: Gustavo Zajac
Scenic Design by Tom Pye; Costume Design by Vicki Mortimer; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Make-Up Design by Randy Houston Mercer; Associate Scenic Design: Larry Gruber; First Assistant Scenic Designer: Dawn Robyn Petrilk; Assistant Scenic Design: John Deegan, Todd Potter and Amy Smith; Assistant to Mr. Pye: Alan Bain, Gaetane Bertol, Daniela Salgado Galli and Joanie Schlafer; Associate Costume Design: Tracy Christensen; Assistant to Ms. Mortimer: Lynette Mauro and Courtney Logan; Assistant Costume Design: Brian J. Bustos and Amanda Clark; Costume Intern: Jennifer Fischer; Associate Lighting Design: Jason Lyons; Assistant Lighting Design: Charles Pennebaker and Anne E. McMills; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch; Assistant to Mr. MacDevitt: Jennifer Schriever; Assistant Sound Design: Jeffrey Yoshi Lee
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger; Associate Co. Mgr: Gregg Arst
Production Manager: Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: David John O'Brien; Stage Manager: Jenny Dewar; Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew Aaron Stern
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Conducted by Kevin Stites; Associate Conductor: Charles duChateau; Onstage Clarinet Solo: Jonathan Levine; Concert Master: Martin Agee; Violin: Cenovia Cummins, Conrad Harris, Heidi Stubner and Antoine Silverman; Viola: Debra Shufelt and Maxine Roach; Cello: Peter Sachon and Charles duChateau; Lead Trumpet: Timothy Schadt; Trumpet: Wayne duMaine and Joseph Reardon; Trombone/Euphonium: Ben Harrington; Flute: Brian Miller; Oboe: Matthew Dine; Clarinet/Flute: Martha Hyde and Jonathan Levine; Bassoon: Marc Goldberg; French Horn: Larry DiBello and Peter Schoettler; Drums/Percussion: Billy Miller; Bass: Peter Donovan; Accordion/Celeste: Elaine Lord; Guitar/Mandolin/Lute: Greg Utzig; Rehearsal Pianist: Paul Raiman; Sholom Aleichem's stories used by special permission of Arnold Perl
Flying sequences by ZFX, Inc.; Flying Effects: Paul Rubin
Casting: Jim Carnahan; General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Dance Captain: Thomas Titone; Choreographic Consultant: Newton Cole; Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Production Assistant: Jeff Cureton, Karyn Meek and James Valletti
Golde
Jan 23, 2004 - Jan 02, 2005
Tevye
the Dairyman
Jan 23, 2004 - Jan 02, 2005
Nancy Opel
Replaced Barbara Barrie in previews
Yente
the Matchmaker
Feb 17, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006
Fyedka
A Russian
John Cariani
Broadway debut
Motel
the Tailor
The Fiddler
Mordcha
the Inkeeper
Hodel
Tevye's daughter
Jan 23, 2004 - Jun 10, 2004
Tzeitel
Tevye's daughter
Chava
Tevye's daughter
Perchik
the Student
Lazar Wolf
the Butcher
Stephen Ward Billeisen
Broadway debut
Vladek
A Russian
Yitzuk
the Streetsweeper
 
Bottle Dancer
Melissa Bohon
Broadway debut
Anya
A Villager
Boris
A Russian
Yussel
the Hatmaker
 
Bottle Dancer
Rabbi
Bielke
Tevye's daughter
Mendel
the Rabbi's son
 
Bottle Dancer
Fredel
A Villager
Rivka
A Villager
 
Fruma-Sarah
Vladimir
A Russian
Jeff Lewis
Broadway debut
Label
 
Bottle Dancer
Avram
The Bookseller
Shprintze
Tevye's daughter
Craig Ramsay
Broadway debut
Boris
A Russian
Yakov
the Knifeseller
Sasha
A Russian
Haviland Stillwell
Broadway debut
Surcha
 
Grandma Tzeitel
Shandel
Motel's mother
Nachum
the Beggar
Francis Toumbakaris
Broadway debut
Shloime
the Bagel Man
 
Bottle Dancer
Mirala
A Villager
Chaim
the Fishmonger
Understudies: Stephen Ward Billeisen (Fyedka), Randy Bobish (Perchik, Mendel), Melissa Bohon (Chava, Shprintze, Bielke), Shane Braddock (Fyedka), Sean Curley (Boy), Rita Harvey (Tzeitel, Hodel), Joy Hermalyn (Yente), Philip Hoffman (Tevye, Lazar Wolf), Gina Lamparella (Tzeitel, Grandma Tzeitel, Fruma-Sarah), Jeff Lewis (Motel), Mark Lotito (Tevye, Lazar Wolf, Constable), Lea Michele (Chava), Roger Rosen (Mendel, Avram), David Rossmer (Perchik, Motel, The Fiddler), Jonathan Sharp (Fyedka), Antoine Silverman (The Fiddler), Haviland Stillwell (Hodel, Shprintze, Bielke), Barbara Tirrell (Golde, Yente), Thomas Titone (Rabbi, Mordcha, Avram), Marsha Waterbury (Golde) and Bruce Winant (Constable, Rabbi, Mordcha)

Minskoff Theatre (Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Erica Norgaard; Company Manager: Gregg Arst (Aug 15, 2004 - ?)
Production Stage Manager: Katherine Lee Boyer; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jon Krause (Aug 16, 2005 - Jan 08, 2006)
Violin: Entcho Todorov
Dance Captain: Roger Rosen; Assistant Dance Captain: Mark Moreau

Cast

Tevye
the Dairyman
Jan 04, 2005 - Jan 08, 2006
Golde
Jan 04, 2005 - Jul 31, 2005
Golde
Sep 20, 2005 - Jan 08, 2006
Motel
the Tailor
Mar 22, 2005 - May 2005
Motel
the Tailor
May 2005 - ?
Golde
Aug 02, 2005 - Sep 18, 2005
Anya
A Villager
Aug 10, 2005 - Jan 08, 2006
Yente
the Matchmaker
Jan 23, 2004 - Feb 15, 2004
Was replaced in previews
Avram
The Bookseller
Shandel
Motel's mother
Aug 02, 2005 - Aug 21, 2005
 
Tzeitel
Tevye's daughter
 
Anya
A Villager
Aug 23, 2005 - ?
The Fiddler
Fredel
A Villager
Boy
Alternate
Vladek
A Russian
Bielke
Tevye's daughter
Jul 19, 2005 - ?
Vladimir
A Russian
 
Russian Dancer
Fyedka
A Russian
Bielke
Tevye's daughter
Aug 03, 2004 - Jun 26, 2005
Shandel
Motel's mother
Aug 23, 2005 - ?
Yakov
the Knifeseller
Nachum
the Beggar
Anya
A Villager
? - Aug 21, 2005
Rivka
A Villager
 
Fruma-Sarah
Boris
A Russian
 
Russian Dancer
Boy
Alternate
Constable
Grandma Tzeitel
Mar 08, 2005 - ?
Hodel
Tevye's daughter
Jun 11, 2004 - ?
Perchik
the Student
Mirala
A Villager
Shprintze
Tevye's daughter
Yussel
the Hatmaker
 
Bottle Dancer
Shandel
Motel's mother
? - Jul 31, 2005
Sasha
A Russian
 
Russian Dancer
Understudies: Jennifer Babiak (Chava, Shprintze, Bielke), Neal Benari (Constable, Lazar Wolf, Tevye), David Best (Boy), Randy Bobish (Avram), Dana Lynn Caruso (Tzeitel, Hodel), Rachel Coloff (Yente), Mitchell Jarvis (Motel, Perchik), Alphonse Paolillo (Boy), Daniel Rudin (Boy), Elena Shaddow (Hodel), Entcho Todorov (The Fiddler), Ann Van Cleave (Golde), Alison Walla (Chava), Robert Wersinger (Fyedka), Lori Wilner (Golde, Yente) and Gustavo Wons (The Fiddler)
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Act 1
Sung By
Tradition
Full Company
Matchmaker
Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Shprintze and Bielke
If I Were a Rich Man
Tevye
Sabbath Prayer
Family and Villagers
To Life
Tevye, Lazar Wolf and Village Men
Miracle of Miracles
Motel
Tevye's Dream
Full Company
Sunrise, Sunset
Family and Villagers
Act 2
Sung By
Now I Have Everything
Perchik and Hodel
Do You Love Me?
Tevye and Golde
Topsy-Turvy
Yente, Rivka and Mirala
Far From the Home I Love
Hodel
Chavaleh
Tevye
Anatevka
Family and Villagers

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Alfred Molina
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
John Cariani
 

Best Scenic Design

2004 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tom Pye
 

Best Lighting Design

2004 Nominee
Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt
 

Best Orchestrations

2004 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Alfred Molina
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2004 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tom Pye
Season:
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