An open letter to the Tony Awards people, who apparently forgot to check the calendar carefully
Legend Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tonys on Sunday
Though he died 100 years ago, Sholem Aleichem’s creations live on in many ways
The ‘Late Night’ host went into full ‘Fiddler’ mode in a clever sketch Tuesday night
This week on Unorthodox: The latest El Al seat-swapping drama, plus Fiddler on the Roof actor Adam Kantor and writer and comedian Mandy Stadtmiller
The Israeli choreographer behind the acclaimed new Broadway revival updates the peasant vibe of an American classic
A Manhattan gallery is exhibiting the drawings and costumes of the master scenic designer through December 23
Director Bartlett Sher and Danny Burstein, who plays Tevye, have reinvigorated ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ now in its fifth run on Broadway
I once reviled ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ a kitschy musical my parents adored. Now that it’s back on Broadway, I’ve come to reconsider its undeniable value.
Who’s making Tevye look good in the Broadway revival of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Carl Goldberg, a third-generation schmatte man—and shirtmaker to the stars.
Kick off the long weekend with our favorite episodes of Vox Tablet, Unorthodox, and Israel Story
The Austrian-American folk singer, union activist, and actor, is perhaps best known for playing Tevye the Dairyman more than 2,000 times
Adaptation of the 1970 musical to premiere Off-Broadway in October
Sheldon Harnick celebrates 50 years of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Peter Pan Live! was good, but NBC should really take us back to Anatevka
He did it as a senior, and it was awesome.
Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar
Just as we sing lullabies to newborns, I now offer the same loving care as part of my work with a burial fellowship
David Krakauer links the mediums
The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore
The upper-crust Edwardians of Downton Abbey, now back on PBS, are as bound by tradition as the shtetl Jews of Fiddler on the Roof
Critic Daphne Merkin’s all-time top ten
Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more
There are many stereotypes of Jewish women, and mail-order bride isn’t one of them. But in the 19th century, some left Eastern Europe for the American frontier, where they married men they’d never met.
Celebrating the man who made Tevye sing
Plus the Jews are thriving in Baltimore, and more