Shortlists have been announced for the 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 24 November 2019 at the London Coliseum.
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Trevor Nunn’s glorious revival of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof is wonderfully heartwarming to watch.
With its first major cast change since opening – as well as a shift across the Thames – Trevor Nunn’s Fiddler On The Roof remains one of London’s musical theatre jewels.
Maria Friedman and Anita Dobson are to join the company of Trevor Nunn’s critically-acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof which is currently running at the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre until 28 September 2019. Friedman plays Golde, and Dobson plays Yente from 18 June, taking over from Judy Kuhn and Louise Gold respectively.
Andy Nyman does sterling work to bring Tevye off the page, breaking the fourth wall to chat with the Almighty, and rubbing his arthritic joints to punctuate Sheldon Harnick’s lazy ‘deidle deidle deidle dumb’ lyrics in ‘If I Were A Rich Man’.
Funny, heartwarming, fascinating, tragic and devastating, Fiddler on the Roof is an unusual but hugely powerful musical, and this production brings out the very best in it.
Trevor Nunn’s extraordinary production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s classic musical Fiddler on the Roof makes a delightful transfer to the Playhouse Theatre.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the actor Dermot Canavan about starring in the upcoming West End transfer of Trevor Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof.
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Details have been revealed of who will join Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn in the West End transfer of Trevor Nunn’s critically-acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production of Fiddler on the Roof, due to run at the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre from 21 March until 15 June 2019.
Trevor Nunn’s critically-acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof with Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn will transfer from the Menier Chocolate Factory to the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre from 21 March 2019 for a limited run – with over 25,000 tickets at £20 or less across the run.
Boiled down to a boutique-scale presentation, Fiddler on the Roof brims with fresh life, gentle humour and impactful drama.
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In eschewing any trendy political statement to hang around his work, Nunn has made it all the more poignant and powerful. Deservedly sold out for the rest of its Menier run, his Fiddler On The Roof is a must-see musical.
Trevor Nunn’s beautifully detailed production of Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory is filled with moments that capture the heart of the story perfectly.
You gasp and laugh and shiver in recognition and, yes, love. However many times you have seen it this tight, intimate, heartfelt production at the Menier Chocolate Factory sparks new life into Fiddler On the Roof.
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Saul Reichlin performs his new one-man show Sholom Aleichem in the Old Country, featuring characters from the master Jewish storyteller. Find out how Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof became the milkman! What a perfect prologue to the Menier Chocolate Factory’s forthcoming revival of the musical. Scroll down to see what others have been saying about Saul and Sholom – and then get booking!
Actress Kirsty MacLaren spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Trevor Nunn’s upcoming production of Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory.