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Gershwin Theatre , (11/18/1990 - 6/16/1991)
First Preview:Nov 03, 1990 Total Previews:18
Opening Date:Nov 18, 1990   
Closing Date:Jun 16, 1991 Total Performances:241

Category: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Anatevka, a village in Russia. 1905, on the eve of the revolutionary period.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; Produced in association with C. Itoh & Co. Ltd., Tokyo Broadcasting System Intl., Inc. and A. Deshe (Pashanel); Associate Producer: Alecia Parker
Book by Joseph Stein; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Based on stories by Sholom Aleichem; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Milton Greene; Vocal arrangements by Milton Greene
Original production directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Direction reproduced by Ruth Mitchell; Choreography reproduced by Sammy Dallas Bayes
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costumes based on original designs by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Robert DiNiro
General Manager: Charlotte Wilcox and Connie Weinstein; Company Manager: Constance Weinstein
Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Stage Manager: David John O'Brien; Assistant Stage Mgr: Gwendolyn M. Gilliam
Sholom Aleichem's stories used by special permission of Arnold Perl; Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Conducted by Milton Greene; Associate Conductor: Sheila Walker; Drums: John Gates; Bass: Joseph Russo; Guitar: Vin Bell; Trumpet: James Sedlar, Bud Burridge and Charles Affelt; Trombone: Porter Poindexter and Dean Plank; French Horn: Kaitilin Mahony and Leise Anschuetz; Reed: Helen Campo, Paul Gallo, Charles Millard, David Diggs and George Morera; Concert Master: Paul Woodiel; Mandolin: Paul Woodiel; Violin: Bernard Zeller, Nina Simon, Richard Henrickson and David Tobey; Viola: Sam Kephart; Cello: Gregorio Follari
Casting: Stuart Howard and Amy Schecter; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates and Miller Wright; Dance Captain: Newton Cole; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Topol Tevye
the Dairyman
Marcia Lewis Golde
Brian Arsenault Russian Dancer
Michael Berresse Russian Dancer
Ron Bohmer Fyedka
A Russian
Joanne Borts Ensemble
Stacey Lynn Brass Ensemble
Lisa Cartmell Ensemble
Kenneth M. Daigle Bottle Dancer
Judy Dodd Bielke
Tevye's daughter
David Enriquez Bottle Dancer
Michael J. Farina Nachum
the Beggar
Craig Gahnz Bottle Dancer
Brian Henry Russian Dancer
Todd Heughens Ensemble
Ruth Jaroslow Yente
the Matchmaker
Jerry Jarrett Avram
The Bookseller
Keith Keen Bottle Dancer
Jack Kenny Motel
the Tailor
Sharon Lawrence Tzeitel
Tevye's daughter
David Masters Mordcha
the Inkeeper
Jerry Matz Rabbi
Panchali Null Shandel
Motel's mother
Mike O'Carroll Constable
David Pevsner Mendel
the Rabbi's son
Jennifer Prescott Chava
Tevye's daughter
Tia Riebling Hodel
Tevye's daughter
Marty Ross Ensemble
Jeri Sager Fruma-Sarah
Gary Schwartz Perchik
the Student
Kathy St. George Shprintze
Tevye's daughter
Grandma Tzeitel
Beth Thompson Ensemble
Lou Williford Ensemble
Stephen Wright The Fiddler
Mark Zeller Lazar Wolf
the Butcher
Swings: Newton Cole and Chris Jamison
Standby: Mark Zeller (Tevye)
Understudies: Stacey Lynn Brass (Bielke, Chava, Shprintze), Lisa Cartmell (Tzeitel), Newton Cole (Nachum), Judy Dodd (Grandma Tzeitel), David Enriquez (The Fiddler), Brian Henry (Fyedka), Todd Heughens (Mendel), Keith Keen (Perchik), David Masters (Rabbi), Mike O'Carroll (Lazar Wolf), David Pevsner (Motel), Marty Ross (Avram, Constable, Mordcha), Beth Thompson (Hodel) and Lou Williford (Golde, Yente)
Tony Award®
 1991 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
winner 1991 Best Revival [winner]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1Sung By
Tradition Full Company
Matchmaker, Matchmaker Chava (Tevye's daughter), Hodel (Tevye's daughter) and Tzeitel (Tevye's daughter)
If I Were a Rich Man Tevye (the Dairyman)
Sabbath Prayer Family and Villagers
To Life Lazar Wolf (the Butcher), Tevye (the Dairyman) and Village Men
Miracle of Miracles Motel (the Tailor)
The Tailor, Motel Kamzoil Tevye (the Dairyman), Golde, Grandma Tzeitel, Fyedka (A Russian) and The Villagers
Sunrise, Sunset Family and Villagers
Wedding Dance The Villagers
ACT 2Sung By
Now I Have Everything Hodel (Tevye's daughter) and Perchik (the Student)
Do You Love Me? Golde and Tevye (the Dairyman)
I Just Heard Yente (the Matchmaker) and The Villagers
Far From the Home I Love Hodel (Tevye's daughter)
Anatevka Tevye (the Dairyman), Golde, Yente (the Matchmaker), Lazar Wolf (the Butcher), Mendel (the Rabbi's son) and Avram (The Bookseller)
Epilogue The Entire Company