Jan 9, 2020
Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof is coming to LEXINGTON!
LEXINGTON, KY (January 9, 2020) – Broadway Live, Marsh & McLennan Agency and Toyota are proud to present the Lexington engagement of the Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Lexington Opera House from February 6th to February 9th. An extra public performance has been added to the usual 5 performance schedule for Broadway Buddies, the charitable arts and education program aimed to introduce professional theatre to youth in Lexington and surrounding counties. Fiddler on the Roof is this season’s featured Broadway Buddies production. Over 400 students will attend the added public performance on February 6th at 7:30pm.
Tickets for all six performances are on sale now at the Lexington Center Ticket Office (859) 233-3535 or www.Ticketmaster.com.
A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, and Pulitzer Prize- winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick,Fiddler on the Roof is directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I); choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter; inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins; and has musical direction by Ted Sperling.
Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. This classic musical is rich with Broadway hits, including “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” "Sunrise Sunset,” "Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition.”
The original Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, which opened in 1964, was the first musical in history to surpass 3,000 performances. The show won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Musical in addition to eight other Tony Awards that year. This acclaimed revival proudly introduces a new generation to the iconic musical adored across the globe.
Following a critically-acclaimed first year on tour, Israeli theatre, film and TV star, Yehezkel Lazarov, will continue his celebrated performance as Tevye in Year 2 of the Fiddler on the Roof North American Tour.
The cast will also feature return performances from Maite Uzal as Golde, Jonathan von Mering as Lazar Wolf, Carol Beaugard as Yente, Ruthy Froch as Hodel. Additional casting includes Kelly Gabrielle Murphy as Tzeitel, Noa Luz Barenblatas Chava, Emma Taylor Schwartz as Shprintze, Carly Post as Bielke, Nick Siccone as Motel, Nic Casaula as Perchik, Jack O’Brien as Fyedka and Andrew Hendrick as Constable. The ensemble includes Jessica Altchiler, Mateus Barbosa da Silva,Nicholas Berke, Andrea Marie Bush, Nickolaus Colõn, Cam Cote, David Scott Curtis, David Ferguson, Kelly Glyptis, Michael Greenberg, Yochai Greenfeld, Sam McLellan, Randa Meierhenry, Carlye Messman, Ali Arian Molaei, Alynn Rinah Parola, Gray Randolph, Cassandra Surianello, Brooke Wetterhahn and Scott Willits.