Backstage on Broadway: Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker let us in on their 16-year love story

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Fiddler on the Roof Tony Award nominee, Danny Burstein, found love on stage, but he didn't need any matchmaker to do it.

"We were cast opposite each other in a workshop in a new musical and I was like how are you doing," Burstein remembered. "[Years later] my [then] relationship just broke up, and, I'm separated, but we were old pals so it was lovely the way it all worked out."

Now, his wife of 16 years, actress Rebecca Luker, is back on Broadway at the same time, in Fun Home.

"The thing about Fun Home is it's very relatable to everyone," Luker explained. "Every kid has conflicts with their parents  and every family is somewhat dysfunctional."

In their family, they both lean on each other at home.

"He is very handy, he can put toilets in," Luker laughed.

And at work.

"We help each other get the next job, root each other on, and help with auditions," she said. "It’s a tough business."

In fact, Danny let us in on a little secret when it comes to playing Tevye.

"I live truly like a monk, because I can only talk right before I do the show," he explained. "I warm up and that’s basically it."

So he was a little rusty when we first sat down.

"Let me start that again," he smiled. "I'm so exhausted all the time, truly I'm quiet. We even have an app, its something called 'Speak for Me' and it's like living with Stephen Hawking!"

And they're having a great time in their roles on stage and off.

"I'm just loving every second of it!" Luker smiled.

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