Trevor Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof has extended for a final time in the West End, where it is running at the Playhouse Theatre. Having premiered at the Menier Chocolate Factory in November 2018, it has been announced that the musical will play its final performance on 2nd November. With a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, the classic musical features the songs “Tradition” and “If I Was a Rich Man”.
This is suddenly a golden age for the forever-classics of musical theatre, from London where Sondheim's Company and Follies have both had spellbinding reinventions, to Broadway where there are currently revelatory revivals of My Fair Lady, Oklahoma! and Kiss Me, Kate. And now, hot on the heels of an Off-Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof - performed, for the first time, in Yiddish, the... Read more