Fiddler on the Roof, Joseph Stein
- The marquees of Broadway theaters in New York were dimmed in Joseph Stein's memory on Thursday, October 28, at exactly 8pm for one minute. Mr. Stein was the author of many plays, foremost among them, Fiddler on the Roof
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, MARYANN KOHL <maryann@...> wrote:
> I wanted to comment about the passing of a great master of
> theatre.... Mr. Joseph Stein, age 98, died October 25.
> Stein wrote the script for "Fiddler on the Roof", among many other
> successful delightful creations, but it is Fiddler that brought his
> work to the world.
> He was working right up until his last days, and was in very good
> health until he hit his head and could not recover from the injury. A
> simple fall but so devastating.
> My daughter was his writing assistant, helping him with 'everything'
> and so loved working with him, learning from him. A magical
> experience. He will be deeply and profoundly missed by many. His
> funeral was today. If you'd like to read more about his life, go to
> Wikipedia and search for Joseph Stein or Fiddler on the Roof.
> He was a really funny, kind, interesting, delightful, gentle, good-
> hearted man. Imagine working until you are 98 and loving it!