FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today!FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

For the first time ever in its 55-year history, the musically complete cast recording of a?oeFiddler on the Roofa?? will be released, including 11 songs in English that were cut from the original Broadway production in 1964. (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's September 3rd Performance to Honor Theodore BikelYiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's September 3rd Performance to Honor Theodore Bikel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will launch its Fall extension of the critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof, playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH) at Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, by dedicating its Monday, September 3rd 7pm performance to the memory of its longtime friend and collaborator Theodore Bikel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

The cast of the Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof have welcomed some special guests throughout their run. Among them have been Bernadette Peters, Joel Gray, Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, and many more. Check out photos below of the Broadway royalty that have shown their faces at this unique production! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Extends Through October 25FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish Extends Through October 25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Due to critical acclaim and an entirely sold-out summer run the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) has announced a fall extension with a new block of tickets for the American Premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Originally announced to play through August 26th, the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof that opened on July 15th, will now play through October 25th. The production will continue its run at the Museum of Jewish Heritage with an updated performance schedule that includes Saturday evening performances, (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends RunYiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced that the highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, which began preview PERFORMANCES Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week, will extend its run for an additional week through September 2 due to demand for tickets. The Press Opening takes place Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented now for an 9-week limited engagement through September 2. (more...)

Folksbiene's 2nd Annual KULTURFEST Launches in June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents KulturfestNYC, the international festival of Jewish performing arts, that attracted 50K+ attendees in one week in its June 2015 inaugural year, and this year returns for three months, from June 6 to August 29.  With over three-dozen separate events in venues across the city, the summer-long festival welcomes artists and groups from France, Romania, Japan, Israel, Russia and the U.S. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Chaim Topol Receives Israeli Lifetime Achievement Prize
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Chaim Topol, best known for his theatrical portrayal of Tevye the milkman in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, is the recipient of Israel's highest honor, The Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

Evan Pappas to Direct Workshop Production of J'OY VEY in La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Acclaimed musical theatre actor and director Evan Pappas is in La Jolla, CA, this week for a workshop production of J'OY VEY, a new holiday play by Lojo Simon and Anita Simons. The production stars veteran San Diego actors Jill Drexler and Rhona Gold. Pappas directed a reading of the play earlier this year in New York with Marianne Tatum (Jenny Lind in Barnum) and Rosalind Harris (Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof). Pappas' most recently directed LIBERTY, A Monumental New Musical, which played a limited engagement at Theatre 80 in New York. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera & More RAISE THE ROOF at National Yiddish Theatre Benefit Concert
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 11, 2014

Tony Award-winners Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba, Norman Norman Jewison, Academy Award-winning director of the 1971 film version of Fiddler on the Roof (Irving Thalberg Award Recipient), and Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Counsul General of Israel, were just some of the stars who took part in Raising the Roof, an all-star benefit concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, the 50th Anniversary of iconic American musical, Fiddler on the Roof, and the 90th birthday of its Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, last night, June 9 at New York's The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the special night below! (more...)

Chita Rivera, Karen Ziemba & More Join National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's RAISING THE ROOF Lineup at Town Hall, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Tony Award-winners Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba, Norman Norman Jewison, Academy Award-winning director of the 1971 film version of Fiddler on the Roof (Irving Thalberg Award Recipient), and Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Counsul General of Israel, have joined the lineup of Raising the Roof, an all-star benefit concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, the 50th Anniversary of iconic American musical, Fiddler on the Roof, and the 90th birthday of its Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at New York's The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Joshua Bell & More Join FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert Lineup, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Joshua Bell, Frank London, Austin Pendleton and Jackie Hoffman have joined the lineup for Raising the Roof - an all-star benefit concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof, its Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, and the 100thanniversary of The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene - on Monday, June 9th, at New York's The Town Hall. (more...)

Topol, Jerry Zaks, and Andrea Martin Lead Cast of 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on 6/9
by Louisa Brady - Apr 15, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof, Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick will be honored and will perform with the largest-ever reunion of original, revival and film cast members as part of an all-star benefit concert for The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene on Monday, June 9th, at New York's Town Hall. (more...)

From Stage to Screen - BWW's Favorite Musicals Adapted for the Cinema
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 17, 2013

With LES MISERABLES' stirring success at the box office last year and upcoming, all-star film versions of INTO THE WOODS, JERSEY BOYS, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ANNIE and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, we couldn't resist rounding up a few of our favorite stage-to-screen adaptations. (more...)

Alfred Hitchcock's TO CATCH A THIEF to Open 2013 CAPA Summer Movie Series, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The 43rd annual CAPA Summer Movie Series at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) begins June 28, featuring 27 films over eight weeks. The series opens with Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief (June 28-30) starring Cary Grant as the reformed cat burglar searching for a copycat thief while romancing Grace Kelly who is vacationing in the sunny French Riviera. (more...)

D'Jamin Bartlett, Rosalind Harris and More Set for MISSPELLED at FringeNYC, 8/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

MisSpelled is a Gothic tale of power in the wrong hands at the wrong time. Warlocks and witches scheme to further the cause of true love. MisSpelled is a light-hearted view of what happens when a warlock's daughter falls for a mortal piano player. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 11
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D'Jamin Bartlett, Rosalind Harris and More Set for MISSPELLED at FringeNYC, Now thru 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

MisSpelled is a Gothic tale of power in the wrong hands at the wrong time. Warlocks and witches scheme to further the cause of true love. MisSpelled is a light-hearted view of what happens when a warlock's daughter falls for a mortal piano player. (more...)

D'Jamin Bartlett, Rosalind Harris and More Set for MISSPELLED at FringeNYC, 8/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

MisSpelled is a Gothic tale of power in the wrong hands at the wrong time. Warlocks and witches scheme to further the cause of true love. MisSpelled is a light-hearted view of what happens when a warlock's daughter falls for a mortal piano player. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Gets 4/5 Blu-ray Release
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

A grand tradition of song, dance, and musical splendor returns to the screen when FIDDLER ON THE ROOF debuts on Blu-ray April 5th from MGM Home Entertainment in honorof the 40th anniversary of the classic film. Nominated for six Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Actor, Fiddler on the Roof is a universal story of hope and acceptance. Fans will also be able to experience a new 7.1 audio track on the Blu-ray version, bringing the Oscar-winning music to life like never before. (more...)

BWW TV: An Exclusive Look at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on Blu-Ray!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2011

A grand tradition of song, dance, and musical splendor returns to the screen when FIDDLER ON THE ROOF debuts on Blu-ray April 5th from MGM Home Entertainment in honor of the 40th anniversary of the classic film. Nominated for six Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Actor, Fiddler on the Roof is a universal story of hope and acceptance. The Blu-Ray/DVD Combo arrives in stores on 4/5. View an exclusive clip from the Blu-Ray release below! (more...)

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