As the @TonyAwards approach, I thought #Frontmezzjunkies should repost all the reviews of all the main best plays/musicals/revivals in all four categories and list their nominations. So here it goes.
Day 3 of 18
@Fiddler on the Roof
Up for 3 #TonyAwards
Best Revival of a Musical
Best Leading Actor – #DannyBurstein
Best Choreography – #HofeshShechter
Here’s what I had to say about it back in the fall.
So, my first confession of this review is that I love the movie, Fiddler on the Roof, made in 1971. And when I say “I love it”, I mean, I really really love that film. I can sing it word for word. I can hear the songs being sung by the gifted cast of this film directed by Norman Jewison starring Topol as Tevye. His emotional voice, his tender face, and his exceptional performance are etched in my memory and will last a lifetime. In my mind, he is perfection. As is Norma Crane as Golde (although I think she looked a bit too glamorous in the film), her voice speaks to me in its beauty and earthiness, especially during the lovely “Sabbath Prayer”. It is very difficult to quiet those voices in my head from…
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