Most actors imagine a backstory for the characters they play. With After Anatevka , Al Silber has done the opposite. After starring as Tzeitel in the most recent Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and previously playing Hodel in London’s West End, Al has written a book about what happens after Hodel leaves the stage. The result is a sweeping historical novel that imagines what happens to the characters of Fiddler on the Roof after the curtain falls. In After Anatevka , Hodel takes center stage as she boards a train to Siberia to follow Socialist-leaning fiancée Perchik, who has been exiled to a labor camp for his support of the resistance. But before Hodel and Perchik can finally be together, they each face extraordinary hurdles and adversaries — both personal and political — set on keeping them apart. After Anatevka is a love story for the ages set against a backdrop of some of the greatest violence in European history.
- From the Publisher
May 16, 2017
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