From Halsted Street To Broadway: Jan Chats with Chicago Actress Sally Murphy about the New Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF JanSo tell me, Sally, do you consider Tzeitel a feminist? SallyOh yes. Absolutely! “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” is a total feminist song. Tzeitel is a little older and she’s sees the realities that her younger sisters don’t see. Her life…

Schwartz’ TEVYE Receives the Royal Treatment from NCJF Exciting news for lovers of Yiddish theater: the National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University has just released a new DVD version of Maurice Schwartz’s 1939 classic TEVYE The film has been restored with great care in richly textured black and white from an original nitrate print. Solomon Secunda’s…