Shabbaton Spotlight: An Evening with Alexandra Silber

Join us at the BJ Community Shabbaton on December 8-10 for a beautiful, uplifting and intergenerational weekend of prayer, connection, music, and community right here at BJ! Register now to reserve your place and be part of the weekend.

As one of the highlights of the weekend, join us after Shabbat ends for An Evening with Alexandra Silber, grammy-nominated singer and actress from the Broadway revivals of Fiddler on the Roof and Master Class!


Alexandra Silber is a 2014 Grammy nominee for her portrayal of Maria in the first-ever full symphonic recording of West Side Story, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas with the San Francisco Symphony.

Broadway and New York credits include
Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Master Class (with Tyne Daly), Sara Jane in the world-premiere of Arlington (Outer Critics Circle nomination), The Young Wife in Hello Again (Drama League Award nomination), Einstein’s Dreams, The Lucky Star, and the title role in Nell Gwynn for The Acting Company. 

London and West End credits include
Halina in the Original London Cast of Rebecca Taichman’s Tony-winning production of Paula Vogel’s Indecent, Lilli Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me, Kate for the BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, Julie Jordan in Carousel (Great Britain’s TMA Award for Best Performance in a Musical), Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof, and Laura Fairlie in The Woman in White. 

Regional Theatre credits include
the world-premiere casts of Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Soprano (The Alley Theatre) and Murder on the Orient Express (McCarter Theatre Center). Also Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Guenevere in Camelot (Shakespeare Theatre of DC), Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare), Julie Jordan in Carousel (Reprise Theatre, Ovation-nomination), Master Class (The Kennedy Center), and Jenny Cavilerri in the North American Premiere of Love Story. 

Concerts include
Amalia Balash in She Loves Me (The Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Caramoor), Song Of Norway (Collegiate Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall), 2015 BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall with The John Wilson Orchestra, David Del Tredici’s World Premiere of “Dum Dee Tweedle” (Detroit Symphony Orchestra), and “I Am Harvey Milk” (Disney Hall, Los Angeles). 

Alexandra’s debut novel, After Anatevka, and memoir, White Hot Grief Parade, are both published by Pegasus Books and available on