Why do we love Fiddler on the Roof? How did a milkman from a Russian shtetl became a Broadway star and a hero of postwar American culture? Listen to Kurt Andersen interview Hal Prince, Sheldon Harnick, Gary John La Rosa and others as they speak about one of America's most enduring musicals.
Topol, two-time Golden Globe-winner and Tony- and Oscar-nominated star and Grammy Award-winner Joshua Bell, one of the world's most celebrated violinists joined the LARGEST-EVER reunion of original Broadway, revival, and film stars to honor Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winner Sheldon Harnick on his 90th Birthday and The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene's Centennial year! Gary John co-directed and conceived this historic evening.
Anatevka Alums Make a Joyful Noise for Fiddler at 50
January 2013 – Gary John won not one – but two awards! His production of Fiddler on the Roof at Barrington Stage Company (starring Brad Oscar) was nominated in five categories and Gary John won both Best Direction – Large Theatre and Best Choreography – Large Theatre.
Read how Gary John is carrying on the "tradition":
Read Peter Filichia's article about Gary John's production of AIDA at Montclair State University.
“…a monumental production directed and choreographed by Gary John La Rosa, that stunningly weaves a rich and joyous tapestry of laughter, tears, and joy.”