A new documentary about the making of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ evokes wonder at our idealization of a past that wasn’t very nice
An excerpt from ‘Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish’
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
‘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.
Comedian Randy Rainbow takes on ‘alternative facts’ in Internet Anatevka
The actress will take over the role of Golde in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ on Broadway through the end of the show’s run
When connections between the people of Anatevka and Syrian refugees became apparent, the cast of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ began to fundraise both onstage and off
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