Fiddler on the Roof Revival Sets Broadway Start Date

first_imgBroadway.com has confirmed that the previously reported Great White Way revival of Fiddler on the Roof will begin performances on November 17, 2015. The new production will be directed by Bartlett Sher and featured choreography by Hofesh Shecter, based on the work of original director/choreographer Jerome Robbins. While no theater or casting has been announced, there is speculation that five-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein may play the role of Tevye.Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof takes place in Anatevka, a village in Tsarist Russia during the eve of the revolution. Tevye is a poor milkman who cares for his five daughters. While he and the rest of the elders in the village are deeply routed in tradition, his daughters’ forward thinking clashes with Tevye’s principles and causes a rift in the family. The score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick features the songs “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man” and “Sunrise, Sunset.Fiddler first opened on Broadway in 1964, winning nine Tonys. The most recent Great White revival opened in 2004 and starred Alfred Molina and later in the run, Harvey Fierstein. Star Files View Comments Fiddler on the Roof Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 31, 2016 Danny Bursteinlast_img read more

Financial literacy alone won’t fix your money problems

first_imgUnless you were born into riches, you’ve probably dealt with money troubles. Financial problems can be a struggle, and “financial literacy” is the go-to solution to building good money habits. Create a budget, learn some basic rules, and poof! Our money woes are cured. That’s not all it takes to improve your finances, though. Not by a long shot.Financial literacy is, in a nutshell, understanding how money works. It’s very important, and it’s not difficult to learn. In fact, there are a handful of free resources to help you learn all about money. Those lessons can be helpful tools. However, if it were as easy as learning some basic math and rules, we’d all be awesome at money. Less of us would struggle with debt, live paycheck-to-paycheck, or overspend on stuff we don’t need.Many people assume financial literacy is the key to fixing these problems, though. For example, we recently wrote about the first thing you should do to get your money in order (figure out why you want to get it in order). Many of you had other ideas, like: continue reading » 18SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Osborne lands Lincoln County win

first_imgBy Kelly NinasNORTH PLATTE, Neb. (Aug. 5) – Colton Osborn took the lead on the 12th circuit and then drove his way through lapped traffic to win the IMCA Modified feature Saturday at Lincoln County Raceway.Osborn had started seventh and worked the low groove to put himself in position to make the pass for the lead. Osborn slipped past early leader David Murray Jr., who led the initial 11 laps before falling back to second.Casey Werkmeister was the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car winner and Luke Wassom led the distance in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock main.Jamey Kennicutt led from lap three to the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod checkers while Erik Nelson returned to North Platte to pace the Mach-1 Sport Compacts.last_img