Fiddler On The Roof

Fifty years ago this week, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF opened at the Imperial Theatre and wound up becoming the longest-running production in Broadway history. Granted, now that we’re in an era of much longer runs thanks to New York tourism and fewer Broadway productions, FIDDLER now merely occupies 16th place on the long-run list; THE [...]

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“One of the most glowing creations in the history of the musical theater. Filled with laughter and tenderness. It catches the essence of a moment in history with sentiment and radiance.” – The New York Times With thousands of productions seen by millions of people worldwide FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a true musical theatre [...]

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September 22, 2014 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof. To commemorate that event, we are thrilled to let you know about TRADITION! The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of Fiddler on the Roof, The World’s Most Beloved Musical. Since it first opened on Broadway in fall, [...]

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Does the musical that toasted “To Life!” have any life left? Oh, yes. Almost 50 years to the day that FIDDLER ON THE ROOF began rehearsals at the Lyceum Theatre in New York, Edina (Minnesota) High School proved that through the production it brought to Lincoln, Nebraska during the Thespian Festival. The tears shed from [...]

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Delighted that our shows Mary Poppins, Violet, Fiddler on the Roof, Catch Me If You Can, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Last Five Years are represented at EdTA’s International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska!      

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“This magnificent set is testimony to Sheldon’s place in the pantheon of Broadway musical creators.” – Harold Prince As we celebrate Sheldon Harnick’s 90th birthday and the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof’s Broadway debut, there couldn’t be a better time for the release of “Hidden Treasures”. This spectacular 2-CD set features 53 demos [...]

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“Beyond its continuing vibrant life in the theater, 'Fiddler,' like no other musical before or since, has seeped into the culture more widely, functioning in sometimes contradictory ways, which makes sense, since the show’s essential gesture is dialectical: it looks backward and forward, favors both community and individual needs, honors the particular and the universal, [...]

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The Season 1 finale of NBC’s Smash featured the first Boston preview of Bombshell with Karen stepping into the leading role at the last minute.  The episode ended with Karen giving the preview of Bombshell and a fantastic ending with “Don’t Forget About Me.” We certainly haven’t forgotten about you Karen Cartwright!  As we begin [...]

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“I’m proud to be one of the people to share this with new generations and maintain the flame.” The voice of Gary John La Rosa, renowned director, resonates from the speakerphone. Our topic of conversation is one of which his knowledge knows no limits and his passion oozes from every syllable he utters. “[FIDDLER ON [...]

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Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles! Last Saturday, I was at the State Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey to see the National Touring production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – and saw that the 1,800-seat showplace was jam-packed. Not bad for a show that opened in the early days of the Johnson Administration. And [...]

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