Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Fiddler is back! The fifth revival of the classic award-winning musical will be opening in New York at the Broadway Theatre on November 20.
Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The King and I are bringing a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.
Fiddler on the Roof is the timeless story of Tevye, who dreams of being a rich man far from the troubles of his village. As his cherished daughters fall in love one by one, he must decide between letting them grow and holding his family near.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,”Sunrise Sunset,”"Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler On the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!
The original production won 10 Tony Awards including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. The new production stars Tony nominees Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins.
A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heart-warming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.
Today's video clips introduce you to the principal actors in this new production and give you a flavor of their interaction in a rehearsal.
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