Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Fiddler On The Roof

View the most popular tags overall?

  • The Joy in Special Needs

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 27, 2014 | 10:18 pm

    I’m writing this blog post with the strains of “Hava Nagila” coming from the TV where my son Danny is about to watch his fourth viewing of the eponymous film, an uplifting, entertaining documentary about how the song orginated, it's international history, and why we all love to...

  • Awarding a Broadway ‘Wonder’

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    February 26, 2014 | 3:28 pm

    Few figures of popular culture are quite so beloved or beguiling as the character of Tevye, the pious but philosophical dairyman who reached his most celebrated incarnation in the Broadway hit musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” Yet Tevye himself and the musical in which he is showcased...

  • Dec 22, 2012 – Jan 4, 2013

    By Ryan Torok

    December 20, 2012 | 5:16 pm

    SAT DEC 22

    INFECTED MUSHROOM 

    Formed in the late 1990s, Infected Mushroom set itself apart from the pack by crafting psychedelic trance music. Appearing live at the Avalon in Hollywood, Israeli electro-rockers Amit “Duvdev” Duvdevani and Erez Eisen set out to take their DJ...

  • Laemmle to host ‘Fiddler’ sing-along on Christmas Eve

    By Ryan Torok

    December 22, 2011 | 4:40 pm

    For the fourth consecutive year, Laemmle Theatres is hosting a Christmas Eve sing-along screening of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Norman Jewison’s film adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical. The Dec. 24 event will be held 7:30 p.m. at the Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills.

    ...
  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Gogol, Chekhov ... Sholem Aleichem — Russia’s other great author

    By Tom Tugend

    July 26, 2011 | 6:21 pm

    Despite a long life of distinguished writing, it’s not without irony that Sholem Aleichem today is probably known to most people as the guy who wrote the story behind “Fiddler on the Roof.”

    Although he did not write the classic musical, Sholem (or Shalom) Aleichem was indeed...

  • Report from London: Finding Tevye in the Abbey

    May 1, 2011 | 12:09 pm

    Arriving in London this past Friday, April 29, I was immediately enveloped in a carnival-crazed country, a nation-wide block party made up of the tiniest Brits to those who had been alive at the 1926 birth of the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth, and witnessed her marriage and...

  • Farewell to Fiddler Folk

    By Steve Greenberg

    November 10, 2010 | 7:55 am

    ALTTEXT

  • Fiddler on the Roof—in Japanese

    December 27, 2007 | 10:19 pm

    You’ve seen ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ scores of times, but have you ever seen it in Japanese?

  • Theater: A little ‘Fiddler’ on the Montana prairie

    By Kate Coe

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Fiddler On the Roof" opened on Broadway more than 40 years ago this month. The show, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein, was instantly popular, won numerous Tony Awards and has been successfully revived numerous times, but for me and members...
  • A Yiddish ‘Fiddler’ to Honor Aleichem

    By David Finnigan

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Actor and Yiddish-language true believer Theodore Bikel grew up in prewar Europe, with German as his first language and Yiddish a quick second, partly due to his father reading his family Sholom Aleichem stories every Tuesday night.

    "He picked the night," said Bikel, now 81 and set...

  • We Need You!

    By Mike Levy

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The famous musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," which celebrates life and Jewish family tradition during turbulent times, is coming to town, and what better time than now?

    Originally written by Shalom Aleichem and turned into a film by Joseph Stein and Norman Jewison in 1971, "Fiddler"...

  • ‘Fiddler’ Plays On

    By Eddy Friedfeld

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Since it opened at Broadway's Imperial Theater on Sept. 22, 1964, "Fiddler on the Roof" with the late Zero Mostel as Tevye, the milkman trying to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world, is still part of the tapestry of Jewish and American culture.

    MGM Home...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE