Fiddler on The Roof

Fiddler
Playbill.com

One revival is less than perfect but better than all the new shows he’s seen this season, and a very different revival is the best show he’s seen (so far). 

Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews Merrily We Roll Along, and Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish.

Click above to hear both reviews.

Fiddler
Jon Kalish for WBGO News

More than 50 years after its Broadway debut, Fiddler on the Roof remains one of the most widely performed musicals in the United States.

A new version performed entirely in Yiddish was a surprise hit over the summer in Manhattan and now it’s been moved to the largest off-Broadway theater in the city.

Click abover to hear Jon Kalish's report.