Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015

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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#1
Posted: 10/28/14 at 5:57pm
Updated On: 10/28/14 at 05:57 PM
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#2
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:02pm
Oddest sentence from Playbill: "The revival will be based on the original conception and choreography of Jerome Robbins, who won a 1965 Tony Award for his direction and choreography of the musical, and will feature choreography by Israeli-born artist Hofesh Shechter." Based on the original choreography but with new choreography?
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#2
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:05pm
Maybe like how the PIPPIN revival was done? Based on he style of and using some of the same moves as Fosse, but not an exact replica?
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#3
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:06pm
Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015

This is awesome, I hope Mr. Burstein is Tevye!

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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:14pm
How can they do a revival without a star? And why the need to revive this show? Makes no sense to me. Can they get Cher instead of Sher to do it?
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#5
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:18pm
The title itself is suppose to be the star!
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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:30pm
Cher what??? You mean the singer?
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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:31pm
Stew123, didn't you hear?! Cher IS Tevye!
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#8
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:33pm
How can they do a revival without a star? With taste and integrity hopefully. BTW did South Pacific have a huge star? Did Pippin?

Having said that, there is a big star I would love to see as Golde opposite Danny, not that she would be likely to do it, but because I think she'd nail it! Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:35pm
South Pacific was at a non-profit. Pippin had never been revived before on Broadway. Two completely different situations.

Get Cher the singer to star in it, and it would do far better than having Sher as the director!
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#10
Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:39pm
ON THE TOWN doesn't have a star...
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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:50pm
Again. How many times has On the Town been revived? And how would you say it's doing so far at the box office?
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Posted: 10/28/14 at 6:54pm
I have no idea about the box office. But I do know that many revivals have been successful and recouped without a star. You seem to be of the opinion that that is impossible, and it's obviously not. Also, there have only been 2 revivals of ON THE TOWN and those revivals did not get half the glowing reviews this one has gotten.

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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#13
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:00pm
Yeah...yawn. I'm sure it will be great, but it was done so recently. And it's not a show like Gypsy where you're curious to see certain moments, etc. It's a fine show, just not the most exciting thing.
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#14
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:21pm
It was last revived (very controversially) in 2004, it wasn't that recent!
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#15
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:24pm
Why was it controversial?
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#16
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:27pm
For lacking any real Jewish soul!
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#17
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:33pm
Within ten years is pretty recent when you look at all the other amazing shows that could be revived. I can't imagine this would be a "hot ticket" but we'll see with casting.
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#18
Posted: 10/28/14 at 7:36pm
But if you take a look at all the productions we've had on Broadway within the past ten years, it feels like a hundred!
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#19
Posted: 10/28/14 at 8:30pm
Wonder what theatre they're aiming for? My guess would be The Winter Garden after Wolf Hall or the Imperial.
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#20
Posted: 10/28/14 at 8:48pm
With this now a reality, can Man Of Last Mancha & Gypsy be far behind. Let us keep reviving the same small group.of shows over and over and over again
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#21
Posted: 10/28/14 at 8:48pm
Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015

A Chorus Line revival played its final Broadway performance on August 17, 2008. The tour played its final performance on August 21, 2011. A new non-equity tour started in October 2012 played its final performance on March 23, 2013. Another non-equity tour launched on January 20, 2018. The tour ended its US run in Kansas City and then toured throughout Japan August & September 2018.
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#22
Posted: 10/28/14 at 8:51pm
Well I for one really hope that I can see such a classic musical in a professional production, even if I would prefer for them just to do a 100% recreation of the original production.
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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#23
Posted: 10/28/14 at 10:14pm

I believe this all-Lego production re-creates the original Jerome Robbins staging:




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Fiddler on the Roof is BACK: November 2015#24
Posted: 10/28/14 at 10:17pm
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