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Fiddler on the Roof

Popular entertainment isn’t necessarily the place to go and study history, but it can prompt audience members to learn more about the past. Certainly...

Trevor Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof has doubled the length of its West End run at the Playhouse Theatre. Formerly booking from March...

Off-Broadway’s National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene began a century ago by bringing international theatre to the Yiddish-speaking population. Today it brings Yiddish theatre to an...

While it was preceded by Jerry Herman's Milk and Honey by three years, Fiddler on the Roof is widely acknowledged as the first truly...

We go to the theatre partly to see ourselves: to see our own lives and experiences reflected back to us. But we also go...

Having written some of musical theatre’s most enduring lyrics, Sheldon Harnick has no need to worry about his legacy, but even at 93 he...

Theodore Bikel, who created the role of Captain von Trapp in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music, has died at the...

In honour of Halloween, it’s appropriate to begin this week’s column with something scary and supernatural, so I have to thank St Ann’s Warehouse...

The world is forever changing – you are, of course, reading this column online, not in the paper, but starting this week, my Thursday...
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