Ep. 186: Theater legend Joel Grey on directing ‘Fiddler’ in Yiddish, and sportswriter Matthew Futterman on the revolution in running
Ep. 183: Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof’s Jackie Hoffman and Motl Didner, and Australian punk rocker-turned-novelist Bram Presser
I never liked ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ But watching ‘Tevye’—a Yiddish film released 80 years ago, long before the musical—with my father, I changed my view of the legendary lead character.
Rokhl’s Golden City: Love, lust, and ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
Panicked audience members feared that a shooting was about to begin
A very Jewish production speaks, in its specificity, to the universal experience of being a minority
Ep. 145: To celebrate a new all-Yiddish production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ we take a look at the play’s enduring cultural significance, and talk to the actors about learning Yiddish for their roles
‘Tradition’ becomes ‘Di Toireh’ as Joel Grey and his cast begin rehearsals
Rokhl’s Golden City: Two Yiddish ‘Fiddlers’ and Funk-a-Deli
Today on Jewcy: Jackie Hoffman is Yenta, because… of course she is.
Can you sing? Dance? Speak the mamaloshen? Welcome to Anatevka.
Today on Jewcy: The star of ‘The Band’s Visit’ accompanies herself on violin for “If I Were a Rich Man.”
Why has the musical been beloved in Japan for 50 years?
Today on Jewcy: This is not a drill!!
‘Rags’ closed in 1986 after just four performances. But it’s coming to Connecticut’s Goodspeed Opera House.
The Jewish moms—including Golde from ‘Fiddler’ and Trina from ‘Falsettos’—who deserve our reverence. Also, call your mother already.
The actress will take over the role of Golde in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ on Broadway through the end of the show’s run
Though he died 100 years ago, Sholem Aleichem’s creations live on in many ways
This week on Unorthodox: The latest El Al seat-swapping drama, plus Fiddler on the Roof actor Adam Kantor and writer and comedian Mandy Stadtmiller
A Manhattan gallery is exhibiting the drawings and costumes of the master scenic designer through December 23