When people looked at Itzhak or Tevya
, who had lived among them even since they could remember, they found this hard to believe.
This company later produced another dramatic rendition of a Sholem Aleichem story, Tevya
and His Daughters--which opened on September 16,1957, and was received with far less enthusiasm than their previous show (78)--as well as The Best of Burlesque and Sandhog.
Theodore Bikel is the star, and one knows that a star performance as Tevya
can get out of hand.
I just loved Tevya
so much; I used to sing 'If I Were a Rich Man' when I was little,'' he recalled.
Special praise must go to Mike Beavan, playing the lead role of Tevya
, but all in all, everyone shone and showed a great amount of enthusiasm and energy.
As the play opens, Tevya
and Zelda, two elderly Holocaust survivors, wander into a Jewish cemetery in postwar Europe.
Wisdom, a band and the stage name of its leader, Tevya
Jones, is touring the West Coast with Anthony B.
Or as Tevya
(the milkman from "Fiddler on the Roof") said: "On one hand.
Ulmer's Grine Felder / Green Fields (1938) and Amerikaner Shadkhn / American Matchmaker (1940), and Maurice Schwartz's Teyve der Milkhiker / Tevya
At the thought of Topol's milkman, Tevya
, pushed to the limit but still winking at the camera and dancing his "Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum," my heart broke.
It is not the song "Sunrise, Sunset" that I like, however, it is the opening theme that repeats throughout the play, where Tevya
cries out, "Tradition
Milton, Leah Morris, Beth Orton, Stefanie Ann Payne, Pamela Porter, Magen Rabatin, Chelsea Seals, Julia Sharp, Seth Emron Shaw, Kristen Smith, Michael Joseph Walker, James Tevya
Washburn, Jessica Wilkinson, Sarah Rachel Wood, Kevin Worthy, Monica Zollinger.