Full Cast Announced For UK Tour Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Starring Glaser!
Craig Revel Horwood is director/choreographer, Sarah Travis is musical director, Diego Pitarch is set & costume designer, Richard G Jones is lighting designer and Richard Brooker is sound designer. Music & Lyrics Ltd (producers of Fiddler on the Roof) played to over 175,000 enthusiastic theatregoers with its inaugural production of The King and I, attracting gross revenues in excess of £4m and, with Curve Leicester, won a prestigious nomination for Best Touring Production in the 2012 UK Theatre Awards. Music & Lyrics is a consortium of the UK's largest independent No. 1 presenting theatres, with the aim to stimulate and create new musical theatre productions. Its production of High Society is currently dazzling audiences up and down the country.
Executive producer John Stalker said: "We are thrilled to welcome Paul Michael Glaser to the iconic and starring role of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. It is a part he has longed to play for years and that he has chosen to realise his dream in this new production from Craig Revel Horwood for Music & Lyrics is both humbling and tremendously exciting. Musical theatre lovers the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland are in for a very special treat and we expect demand for tickets to be high."
Fiddler on the Roof is based on Sholem Aleichem Stories and is by special permission of Arnold Perl.
The book is by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It was produced on the New York stage by Harold Prince, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. Mr Robbins' original direction and choreography will be reproduced by Craig Revel Horwood. This production is presented by permission of Josef Weinberger Limited on behalf of Music Theater International of New York.