Fiddler on the Roof: Bringing a Lost World “To Life!”

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
7:00 pm


How did Sholen Aleichem’s short stories about Orthodox Jews in a Russian shtetl become an international smash hit on stage and screen? Why did Zero Mostel hate director Jerome Robbins? And what has kept this story a favorite all around the world for 60 years? John Kenrick pulls back the curtain with stellar video clips and the full story on how Fiddler on the Roof came to be.

Our Presenter: John Kenrick has worked in the theatre at every level from amateur to Broadway, eventually serving as personal assistant to 6 Tony Award winning producers, including the team behind the original production of Rent. He has taught musical theatre history courses at NYU and The New School and is the creator of the educational website