NEW YORK | It takes chutzpah: Yiddish version of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

3Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem meshuga — crazy — to stage a beloved musical in a language that most of the audience won’t understand. But Tevye the dairyman and his family will speak Yiddish in an off-Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” directed by Oscar and Tony winner Joel Grey.

Previews start Wednesday for the show, which will be the first-ever U.S. production of “Fiddler” in the language its characters would have spoken.

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