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 love tradition but open to a unique theater experience. This is a new spin on a much beloved musical - who nu?
Don't see it if You have no capacity for new interpretation of a known show.
See it if I thoroughly enjoyed this production.. mainly because the writing and music are brilliant. The Yiddish script was certainly a plus factor
Don't see it if I speak Yiddish & greatly appreciated all efforts made, BUT the phoenetic Yiddish spoken by most of the cast, while admirable, was stilted
See it if you have appreciation for a well-crafted, innovative spin on a classic. This one TRULY has soul.
Don't see it if you prefer a jukebox musical. (Btw, the supertitles are projected, not backlit, so they are quite easy on the eyes.)
See it if You want to see Fiddler done beautifully. This story is so relevant to our world today. It's an absolute must-see for musical theater fans.
Don't see it if You have trouble reading subtitles.
See it if you adore lyrically and intellectually masterful musical theatre, even more emotionally fulfilling and resonant in Yiddish. I weeped.
Don't see it if you are tone deaf, dislike musicals, cannot sit 3 hours with one 15 min. interval, prefer huge or small theatres, or are pro-Tsar/antisemite
See it if you love fiddler, Great Music, & are interested in an uplifting, yet challenging story that looks at how traditions change, & people adapt.
Don't see it if you don't like family or music *which is catchy, or a great story
See it if you love Fiddler and want to see it in the language of its characters directed by Joel Grey. Amazing heartwarming production. It's perfect.
Don't see it if you've never heard of Fiddler and you don't want to see it in Yiddish.
See it if you want to see Fiddler as it should be done, with actors who not only sing the role but become the role. A Fiddler with real heart and soul
Don't see it if you don't like subtitles or don't like Fiddler on the Roof.
See it if You want to see a revival of a classic in the original Yiddish as written in the short stories.
Don't see it if You find it difficult to read subtitles or to sit through a long show.
See it if Wonderful Yiddish production of this show, accessible to anyone because there are subtitles. Great acting and singing.
Don't see it if No reason not to see this amazing production.
See it if You love the musical and want to see it produced very much at its roots.
Don't see it if You don’t want to read supertitles, and it would bother you that you don’t understand Yiddish so can’t follow the dialogue and lyrics.
See it if you're interested in a Yiddish version of fiddler. Poignant, simply but effectively staged with good acting, singing and choreography.
Don't see it if You don't want to read titles for 3 hours. But there is really no reason not to see this wonderful production.
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.
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