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Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler On The Roof

'Shuffle Along,' 'Fun Home' & Other Shows You Can See for the Price of One 'Hamilton' Ticket >>

There's no question that "Hamilton" is the most in-demand show on Broadway-and with resale tickets averaging $1,984, it has the prohibitive prices to prove it. For those who want to stretch their Broadway budget, here are five shows that you can see for the price of Hamilton's cheapest resale tickets

Fiddler on the Roof

Hofesh Schechter Unfazed by Harsh 'Fiddler' Reviews? >>

Not everyone has loved what Hofesh Shechter has done with the Jerome Robbins' chorography in Bartlett Sher's 50th anniversary revival of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' but the Israel born dance director seems to be taking the criticism in stride. The 41-year-old London based dancer and choreographer has commented that while some reviews have been harsh, his coming to Broadway has been a mostly positive affair.

Jennifer Hudson in 'The Color Purple' with Taystee from 'OITNB'

J-Hud, Taystee Revive 'Color Purple'...Zero Mostel Hologram in 'Fiddler on the Roof?' >>

'The Color Purple,' though, has one thing that 'Fiddler on the Roof 'does not have: a famous pop singer. And, least we forget, Danielle Brooks (i.e. "Taystee" from 'Orange is the New Black').

Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick, 'Fiddler on the Roof' Lyricist, Turns 90 Today >>

The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning lyricist celebrates his 90th birthday with a new 2-CD set of demos and "hidden treasures" sung by Harnick himself.

Classicalite's Five Best: Rosh Hashanah Musical Works

Classicalite's Five Best: Rosh Hashanah Musical Works >>

Required listening to make the Jewish new year that bit more musical.

Classicalite's Five Best: Musical Videos on YouTube You’ve Never Heard Of >>

James Inverne likes under-viewed vids from the likes of: 'A Chorus Line,' Zero Mostel, Adam Pascal in 'Chess,' Jim Dale in 'Barnum' and, of course, Stephen Sondheim's 'Merrily We Roll Along'

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