A New York Times
Critics’ Pick, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
“strikes a deep emotional chord” and “offers a kind of authenticity no other American Fiddler ever has” (The New York Times
Don’t miss the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world. The little town of Anatevka will bustle with the sounds of mame-loshn in the Yiddish language adaptation of Fiddler.
“This soul-piercing Fiddler
demands to be seen” (The Hollywood Reporter
With direction by Oscar and Tony Award®-winner Joel Grey and the Yiddish translation by Shraga Friedman, this production “speaks to us all” (Newsday
). It has been hailed as “a richer, deeper interpretation” by The Wall Street Journal
, “a mitzvah” by Time Out New York
, and AM New York
gives it four stars, calling Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish
Harold Prince, the legendary and original producer of Fiddler on the Roof
on Broadway (1965 Winner of 9 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical) says, “If you have seen Fiddler
before, you must see this production because it will make you feel you are seeing Fiddler
for the first time.”
One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof
, based on Sholem Aleichem’s classic Yiddish stories, features music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, with the original New York stage production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
In Yiddish with English and Russian Supertitles.