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Trevor Nunn's critically acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof extends due to public demand

Friday, 29 March 2019

Chocolate Factory Productions, Sonia Friedman Productions and Michael Harrison presentThe Menier Chocolate Factory production of


Book by Joseph Stein 

Music by Jerry Bock          

Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Director Trevor Nunn; Choreographers Jerome Robbins & Matt Cole; Set Designer Robert JonesCostume Designer Jonathan Lipman; Hair and Make Up Designer Richard MawbeyLighting Designer Tim Lutkin; Sound Designer Gregory ClarkeMusical Supervisor & Director Paul Bogaev; Orchestrations Jason Carr

Trevor Nunn’s critically acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof, which opened this week at the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre, has extended its run due to public demand – the production, which broke box office records with the highest advance of any show at the theatre, is now booking until 28 September. Nunn directs a cast including Andy Nyman (Tevye), Judy Kuhn (Golde), Nicola Brown (Chava), Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Matthew Hawksley (Fyedka), Louise Gold (Yente), and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel), as well as Miles Barrow, Sofia Bennett, Philip Bertioli, Lottie Casserley, Elena Cervesi, Lia Cohen, Talia Etherington, Shoshana Ezequiel, Isabella Foat, Fenton Gray, James HameedAdam Linstead, Adam Margilewski, Robert Maskell, Benny Maslov, Robyn McIntyre, Gaynor Miles, Ellie Mullane, Tania Newton, Craig Pinder, Valentina Theodoulou and Ed Wade.


‘Musically, geopolitically, emotionally, this Fiddler raises the roof.’

The Guardian

Direct from its sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Tony and Olivier award-winning director Trevor Nunn’s ‘exuberant revival’ (Daily Telegraph) of the classic Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof transfers to the West End for a strictly limited run. The Playhouse Theatre has been specially transformed into an immersive space for this ‘shiveringly intimate chamber musical about family’ (The Times).


‘An evening to be celebrated as a spikily poignant reminder of what it is to be human in politically dark times. Both whirlingly energetic and achingly moving, it marks itself out straight away as one of the most uplifting nights possible to be had in the West End right now.’

The Arts Desk

Old traditions and young love collide in this joyous and timely celebration of life. Tevye’s daughters’ unexpected choice of husbands opens his heart to new possibilities, as his close-knit community also feel winds of change blowing through their tiny village.

Featuring the iconic score including ‘Tradition’, ‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker’, ‘Sunrise, Sunset’ and ‘If I Were a Rich Man’, and featuring original choreography from Tony Award-winning Jerome Robbins alongside new choreography by Matt Cole, Fiddler on the Roof ‘bursts from the stage’ (Financial Times), bringing new life to one of the most beloved musicals of all time.

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