Alexandra Silber is an actress and singer who starred most recently as Tzeitel in the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. She earlier played Hodel in the same show in London's West End. Those two roles inspired her to write After Anatevka. Her other Broadway, New York, and West End credits include Master Class, Arlington (Outer Critics Circle nomination), Carousel (TMA Award and Ovation Nomination), Kiss Me Kate, and Hello, Again (Drama League nomination). She received a Grammy nomination for her portrayal of Maria in the recording of West Side Story with the San Francisco Symphony. She has appeared on all three incarnations of "Law & Order" and has performed in a variety of concert outlets including the 57th Grammy Awards, Royal Albert Hall, and Carnegie Hall. She lives in New York. This is her first book. Sheldon Harnick is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning lyricist who co-wrote Fiddler on the Roof.
"While most actors do research for a role, Alexandra Silber has gone above, beyond, and below as she follows these characters out of the story of Fiddler on the Roof and into the wider world. Who knew this accomplished actress was an equally accomplished actress was an equally accomplished spinner of tales? Told with skill and depth of emotion, After Anatevka is something quite miraculous." -- Ted Chapin, President of Rodgers & Hammerstein