MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jul 09, 1981
Closing Date
Aug 23, 1981
Previews
3
Performances
53
MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
New York State Theatre
(Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981)

Setting
Anatevka, a small village in Russia. 1905, on the eve of the Russian Revolution.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Produced by Eugene V. Wolsk and James M. Nederlander; Associate Producer: Stella Saltonstall and Cheryl Raab
Originally produced by Harold S. Prince
Book by Joseph Stein; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Based on stories by Sholom Aleichem; Musical Director: Richard Vitzhum; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Milton Greene; Dance arrangements by Betty Walberg
Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Associate Director: Ruth Mitchell; Choreography reproduced by Tom Abbott
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Lindsay W. Davis; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Jeff Davis; Personal Assistant to Mr. Billington: Jason Kantrowitz
General Manager: Charles A. Eisler
Production Stage Manager: Ed Preston; Stage Manager: Sally Hassenfelt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Vito Durante
Sholom Aleichem's stories used by special permission of Arnold Perl; Musical Supervisor: Kevin Farrell; Musical Coordinator: Marty Grupp; Assistant to Mr. Robbins & Ms. Mitchell: Stephen Helper
National Public Relations Director: Alpert / LeVine; Press Associate: Mark Goldstaub; Casting: Mary Jo Slater; Dance Captain: Vito Durante; Advertising: SHOBIZADS; Photographer: Roger Greenawalt; Additional casting by Cheryl Raab
Tevye
the Dairyman
Bielke
Tevye's daughter
Mordcha
the Inkeeper
The Fiddler
Constable
Tzeitel
Tevye's daughter
Yente
the Matchmaker
Chava
Tevye's daughter
Mendel
the Rabbi's son
Lazar Wolf
the Butcher
Hodel
Tevye's daughter
Avram
The Bookseller
Fyedka
A Russian
Shprintze
Tevye's daughter
 
Grandma Tzeitel
Motel
the Tailor
Nachum
the Beggar
Perchik
the Student
Fruma-Sarah
 
Sasha
A Russian
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Fruma-Sarah
 
Ensemble
Shandel
Motel's mother
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Yussel
the Hatmaker
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Paul Lipson (Tevye)
Understudies: Eydie Alyson (Grandma Tzeitel, Shprintze), Jimmy Ferraro (Rabbi, Nachum), Fyvush Finkel (Lazar Wolf), Margo F. Gruber (Fruma-Sarah), Mark Manley (Mendel), Bess Meisler (Golde, Yente), Robert Parola (The Fiddler), Tog Richards (Mordcha), Charles Spoerri (Constable), Susan Tilson (Hodel), Debra Timmons (Chava, Tzeitel, Bielke), Timothy Tobin (Fyedka), Ralph Vucci (Avram), Stephen Wright (Motel) and Robert Yacko (Fyedka, Perchik)

New York State Theatre (Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981)

Cast

Yussel
the Hatmaker
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Bielke
Tevye's daughter
Understudies: Lawrence Leritz (Motel) and Steven Minning (Fyedka)
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Act 1
Sung By
Tradition
Full Company
Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Chava, Hodel and Tzeitel
If I Were a Rich Man
Tevye
Sabbath Prayer
Family and Villagers
To Life
Lazar Wolf, Tevye and Village Men
Miracle of Miracles
Motel
The Tailor, Motel Kamzoil
Tevye, Golde, Grandma Tzeitel, Fyedka and The Villagers
Sunrise, Sunset
Family and Villagers
Wedding Dance
The Villagers
Act 2
Sung By
Now I Have Everything
Hodel and Perchik
Do You Love Me?
Golde and Tevye
I Just Heard
Yente and The Villagers
Far From the Home I Love
Hodel
Anatevka
Tevye, Golde, Yente, Lazar Wolf, Mendel and Avram
Epilogue
The Entire Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1982 Nominee
Herschel Bernardi
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