Experience 'Fiddler on the Roof' in a new way – in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey directs this production, presented with English and Russian supertitles. More…
The Yiddish translation by Shraga Friedman adds depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world, the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world.
See it if You want to be completely engaged in a wonderfully written story . Best 2:45 minutes ever !
Don't see it if You are not interested in pre revolutionary Russian family struggle .
See it if You enjoy an amazingly well put together production, with amazing actors, singing, dancing , orchestra. It's long, but refreshing indeed.
Don't see it if You can't keep up reading side screens above for closed captioning. You Can't stand long shows.. you don't want to be amazed. You miss out.
See it if You enjoy Jewish history & culture, a musical in a language other than English (with subtitles), pared-down revivals of classic shows
Don't see it if You find subtitles hard to follow, you want immersive or commercial theater
See it if you love the story with its great songs & dances. The acting and singing of both Tevye and Goldie bring tears & the comic chops of Jackie
Don't see it if you don't want to be moved by a jewel of a cast-acting, singing and dancing their hearts out-in an authentic revival directed by Joel Grey!!
See it if you love Fiddler and are interested in seeing it performed in Yiddish. (And if you speak/understand Yiddish, it's a must see!)
Don't see it if you don't want to read supertitles for 3 hours. I probably wouldn't recommend it if you've never seen the show before (& only know English).
See it if you have seen English productions, have an interest in translations, or just want to experience the show.
Don't see it if reading from a screen will be a problem for you or you are concerned with not understanding the language.
See it if simplicity of staging plus excellent performances in Yiddish [with supertitles] lending it an operatic status + intensified storytelling
Don't see it if foreign language puts you off, Jackie Hoffman annoys you, forest of walkers obstructs entry, avoid travel to Battery Park City
See it if You love Fiddler and want to see it in a different way.
Don't see it if You don’t like the show, or you don’t want to see a show in Yiddish with supertitles.
See it if You love Fiddler, and want to see it in Yiddish. This is the show you know and love, so you probably know if you loveit.
Don't see it if Pass this over if surtitles are a problem for you, or you're not fond of Fiddler to begin with.
See it if Joel Grey Yiddish production. Skybell is a great Tevye in any language. Fiddler is a natural in Yiddish. Jackie Hoffman steals her scen es
Don't see it if Wonderful, pure-voiced tenor, Cameron Johnson, star of NYTF's "The Golden Bride," has a small part as Fyedke, but alas, not much to sing.
See it if if you've seen the show 100 times, if you've never seen it. If you can read titles you are in for a treat -it's all there and more
Don't see it if you cannot read super-titles or are bothered by them. No other good reason should stop you
See it if you know/love Fiddler; a terrific way to revisit! Gr staging, gr singing, strong acting. Lg cast, barebones prodn. Laughs & tears! Memorable
Don't see it if you dislike reading supertitles (cumbersome). Sh cut Chavela dance. Rude audience (cells ring/loud talk). Nice theater; bring a sweater.
See it if You love fiddler, and you’d like to see a wonderful, minimalist version in Yiddish. The cast is great, and the staging is clever and nuanced
Don't see it if If you’re not a fan of reading supertitles, perhaps skip this one.
See it if Whether it's your first Fiddler or have seen it, this is a really fun, different production. Great Choreography as well.
Don't see it if You have no desire to hear yiddish or read supertitles.
See it if you're a FIDDLER lover or have never seen it before (I hadn't - nice intro). You enjoy formerly progressive theater that's *mostly* still so
Don't see it if you hate 3hr shows (1 intermission @ 2hrs). You only want to see FIDDLER if it's done in a new or modern way (it's a traditional production)
See it if you know & love the original: this production is more intimate than Broadway, & in Yiddish, but its virtues (& flaws) are the same as ever.
Don't see it if you know the original & do not love it, or you do not know Yiddish & have a problem negotiating sur-titles.
See it if You love Fiddler and want to see it done with an even deeper connection to the roots of its people. It's a treat to see it done in Yiddish!
Don't see it if You've never seen the show before. If you want a large-scale, big-budget production.
See it if you speak Yiddish or are a Jackie Hoffman stan that's ok with her only being in a couple scenes
Don't see it if you don't want to read supertitles (and don't speak Yiddish) or are such a big Jackie Hoffman fan that you need her to be in every scene
See it if You speak Yiddish and Hebrew and want to experience more of the Jewish flavor of the characters (or via the supertitles)
Don't see it if You're expecting a relevant show and want a proper Yiddish production.
See it if you want a new perspective on a classic. The yiddish translation elevated the musical. Surprised it took this long to happen in NY.
Don't see it if You are looking for a solid ensemble or production values, or a new point of view aside from the language.
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