Fiddler On The Roofhas played Broadway many times and regionally even more since debuting in the '60s, but Tuesday night was our first experience with the show. Of course we knew the famous songs, but we'd never seen it on stage or watched the film.
It was a thrilling and complicated experience.
We were a bit caught off guard with how funny the show is, yet how also sad it is as well.
This production, thankfully, played went for a more serious approach with the casting. The last Broadway revival starred Harvey Fierstein and Rosie O'Donnell.
We can't really imagine either of them in these roles, but…
Danny Burstein is electric as Tevye!
The whole cast is great and this production features some of the best dancing on Broadway! Phenomenal choreography by Hofesh Shechter. And exquisite singing and harmonizing, especially by the daughters!
The theater looked sold out when we saw it, and we expect this Fiddler to have a very long and healthy run. Deservedly!
The precious pair was snapped holding hands while they walked into the theater! So sweet!
Both gals looked gorgeous during their night out in NYC! The American Horror Story star donned an all-black ensemble, excluding the brown booties on her famous feet. Meanwhile, her 72-year-old lady love popped in a bright red jacket and green gloves.
These two are just a match made in heaven, don't you think?
In an adaption from his upcoming memoir Nevertheless, Baldwin recounts:
"When I first met Tina Fey — beautiful and brunette, smart and funny, by turns smug and diffident and completely uninterested in me or anything I had to say — I had the same reaction that I'm sure many men and women have: I fell in love."
At the time, Fey was the head writer at SNL and Baldwin was set to host that week's show.
The writers and producers congregated in Lorne Michaels' office when Baldwin turned to talent coordinator Marci Klein to ask if Fey was single. He wrote: