April 2005: Tevye in the Broadway revival of "Fiddler on the Roof," with music and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
and Jerry Bock
, at the Minskoff Theatre.
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[re Torch Song Trilogy
(1988)] I'm happy that we made it. Is it everything I wanted it to be? Is anything ever? I fought with [director] Paul Bogart
because I had based the entire third act on a song by Big Maybelle
. When we went to make the movie, Paul refused to put it in the movie. We used a beautiful Ella Fitzgerald
recording of "This Time the Dream's on Me," which is very pretty, but it ...
His trademark voice is the result of over-developed ventricular folds in his throat, which produce a hoarse-sounding double voice.
Gruff, yet soft, voice