The Front Row, Friday, 05/29/2009

We chat with Broadway superstar Topol, who, for what he says is the final time, has donned the cap and prayer shawl of Tevye, the wry village milkman who is the central character of the beloved musical, Fiddler on the Roof. The Broadway Across America Series has brought Topol's Farewell Tour of the show into Houston's Hobby Center for a two-week run...
Houston's French-American Chamber of Commerce presents Salon à la Française, an evening of art-songs and four-hand piano works from the late- and post-Romantic eras, performed by soprano and pianist Mariam Haddad and pianist Lama Nashawati DeVries. The recital is tomorrow evening at 7:30 at Ovations and Haddad and DeVries off excerpts in a preview session in KUHF's Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.

TFR host St. John Flynn chats with  Jane Weiner, Artistic Director of Hope Stone Dance, and dance artist Andee Scott of Austin, about the pieces they'll be presenting during the upcoming Big Range Dance FestivalListen. Download.

Broadway superstar Topol stars as Tevye, the village milkman, in what's being billed as his "Farewell Tour" in the Tony-Award-winning musical, Fiddler on the Roof It's being presented for two weeks only at downtown Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts by the Broadway Across America - Houston series. Topol chats with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson. Listen. Download.