Direct from its sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Tony and Olivier award-winning director Trevor Nunn’s ‘exuberant revival’ (The Telegraph) of the classic Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof transfers to the West End for a strictly limited run.
The Playhouse Theatre will be specially transformed into an immersive space for this ‘shiveringly intimate chamber musical about family’ (The Times).
Featuring the iconic score including ‘Tradition’, ‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker’, ‘Sunrise, Sunset’ and ‘If I Were a Rich Man’, and packed with Jerome Robbins’ original Tony award-winning choreography, Fiddler On The Roof ‘bursts from the stage’ (Financial Times), bringing new life to one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
Fiddler On The Roof is booking from 21 March 2019 until 2 November 2019 at the Playhouse Theatre, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
Old traditions and young love collide in this joyous and timely celebration of life. Tevye’s daughters’ unexpected choice of husbands opens his heart to new possibilities, as his close-knit community also feel winds of change blowing through their tiny village.
WHO’S IN IT? FIDDLER ON THE ROOF CAST
The cast is lead by Olivier Award winner Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories, Hangmen) as Tevye, three Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman (Merrily We Roll Along, Passion) as Golde and Anita Dobson (EastEnders) as Yente.
Book by Joseph Stein with Music by Jerry Bock and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince. Original New York Stage Production Directed & Choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
Directed by Trevor Nunn with Choreography by Jerome Robbins & Matt Cole, Set Design by Robert Jones, Costume Design by Jonathan Lipman, Lighting Design by Tim Lutkin, Sound Design by Gregory Clarke, Musical Supervision & Direction by Paul Bogaev and Orchestrations by Jason Carr.
★★★★★ ‘Trevor Nunn’s magnificent revival’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘Fiddler plays on our heartstrings’ Daily Mail
★★★★ ‘The tears rings true in Trevor Nunn’s exuberant revival’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★ ‘Andy Nyman’s ‘Tevye’ is the heart of Trevor Nunn’s intimate production’ The Times
★★★★ ‘PERFECT’ Financial Times
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