Wednesday, March 30, 2016

On B'way: New Take On An Old Story!

Ring in the election year with 1776, the classic Tony Award-winning musical about how the founding fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence and gave birth to a new nation. 
A unique show that presents John Adams (Santino Fontana), Thomas Jefferson (John Behlmann), and Benjamin Franklin (John Larroquette) in all their fractious, fascinating complexity, 1776 features beloved songs such as “Sit Down, John,” “Cool, Cool, Considerate Men,” and “He Plays the Violin.” The Encores! production will remind you of how far America has come—and how little we’ve changed.

March 30 - April 3
Wed & Thu at 7:30pm, Fri at 8pm,
Sat at 2pm & 8pm, Sun at 2pm & 7pm

To purchase tickets go to, Call CityTix at 212-581-1212,
or visit the New York City Center Box Office at 131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th).

Friday, March 11, 2016

New Musical Hailed As 'Stylish Shocker'

American Psycho, the musical, comes to Broadway March 2016. Book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik, and directed by Rupert Goold.


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Musical Cast Members To Perform Free

Cast members from Fiddler on the Roof will perform and sign CDS at the Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side (150 East 86th Street) on Friday, March 18th at 4:30 p.m. in celebration of the New 2016 Broadway Cast Album being released worldwide that same day by Broadway Records.  Five-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Danny Burstein (Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific) and lyricist Sheldon Harnick will appear along with several other cast members.  The cast performers will be accompanied by Fiddler’s Musical Director, Ted Sperling (The Light in the Piazza, The Full Monty). Barnes & Noble offers priority seating with a CD purchase in store.  For more information visit,

The cast album will also be available to purchase at The Broadway Theatre beginning March 10th.  The recording is currently available for pre-order at The Broadway Theatre, on and on the label's website,  The album is produced by David Lai, Ted Sperling and Louise Gund.
A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, and Pulitzer Prize- winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler on the Roof is directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I); choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter; inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins; and has musical direction by Ted SperlingFiddler on the Roof is playing at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street). Tickets are now on sale via or by phone at (212) 239-6200.

Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.   This classic musical is rich with Broadway hits, including “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” "Sunrise Sunset,” "Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition.”

The original Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, which opened in 1964, was the first musical in history to surpass 3,000 performances. The show won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Musical in addition to eight other Tony Awards that year. This acclaimed revival proudly introduces a new generation to the iconic musical adored across the globe.

The cast of Fiddler on the Roof features five-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Danny Burstein (Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific) as Tevye, Tony-nominee Jessica Hecht (A View From the Bridge, “Breaking Bad,”, The Last Night of Ballyhoo) as Golde as well as Jenny Rose Baker, Michael C. Bernardi, Adam Danheisser, Hayley Feinstein, Mitch Greenberg, Adam Grupper, Adam Kantor, Karl Kenzler, Alix Korey, Samantha Massell, Melanie Moore, George Psomas, Ben Rappaport, Nick Rehberger, Jeffrey Schecter, Alexandra Silber.  The cast also includes: Jill Abramovitz, Julie Benko, Eric Bourne, Stephen Carrasco, Eric Chambliss, Austin Goodwin, Jacob Guzman, Jesse Kovarsky, Reed Luplau, Brandt Martinez, Matt Moisey, Sarah Parker, Marla Phelan, Tess Primack, Jessica Vosk, Silvia Vrskova, Jonathan Royse Windham, Aaron Young and Jennifer Zetlan.

Fiddler on the Roof has scenic design by Michael Yeargan (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), costume design by Catherine Zuber (Tony Award-winner, The King and I), lighting design by Donald Holder (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), sound design by Scott Lehrer (Tony Award-winner, South Pacific), and hair and wig design by Tom Watson. Casting is by Telsey + Co./Abbie Brady Dalton.

Fiddler on the Roof is presented on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Jam Theatricals, Louise Gund and Jerry Frankel.

Fiddler on the Roof began previews at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street) on November 20, 2015 and officially opened on Sunday, December 20, 2015.  The current regular performance schedule is: Tuesdays at 7 PM, Wednesdays at 2 PM and 8 PM, Thursdays at 7 PM. Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2 PM and 8 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM.

Tickets are now on sale online via, by phone at (212) 239-6200, and in-person at The Broadway Theatre Box Office (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street).

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Exciting Peek As Beloved Book Become Musical!

Broadway's new musical adaptation of Tuck Everlasting, written by Claudia Shear, Tim Federle, Chris Miller, and Nathan Tysen, has been several years in the making. But according to the show's starry cast, which includes Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Carolee Carmello, this new American musical is worth the wait. Not only does it feature a charmingly folksy score, but it also introduces Broadway to its newest 11-year-old star in Sarah Charles Lewis.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Wow! $39 For Three Course Meal For Theater Patrons!

Rock Center Café (Rockefeller Center, 20 W. 50th Street) has partnered with Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof to create a special “Fiddler Feast” for patrons seeing the Broadway performances and fans.

For $39.00 (plus tax, gratuity and beverages) theatre-goers can experience a special three-course meal featuring Rock Center Café’s Chef Antonio Prontelli’s modern take on the cuisine of the shtetlFiddler on the Roof  is set in a small village in Imperial Russia at the turn of the last century.  Dishes showcase the flavors of the Jewish family life at the center of the show, bringing it to life for guests with Matzoh Ball Soup, Potato Latkes, Za’atar Spiced Roast Chicken, Pierogis, Beef Brisket and Chocolate Babka, just like bubbe used to make. Rock Center Café is conveniently located just a few minutes’ walk from the Broadway Theatre, and reservations are timed to the performances.

The new Fiddler on the Roof production brings a fresh and authentic vision to the beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.  Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher leads a wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra to tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.  Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

3 Courses, $39.

Matzoh Ball Soup with Pulled Chicken
Potato Latke, Salmon Roe, Homemade Apple Sauce, Sour Cream
Roasted Beet Salad with Labneh

Vegetable Pierogi with Organic Greens
Za’atar Spiced Roasted ½ Chicken, Herbed Tabbouleh
Bubbe’s Braised Beef Brisket, Schmaltz Mashed Potatoes

Chocolate Babka
Honey Cake

 Restaurant reservations for the Fiddler Feast can be made online at

Tickets for Fiddler on the Roof are available for purchase at the box office of the Broadway Theatre, online at  or by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200.