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Yiddish ‘Fiddler’ moves to 42nd Street, but why?

Last summer, Battery Park was busier than usual on July 4th. In addition to the crowds who had come to see fireworks explode around Lady Liberty, all the lights were also on at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (MJH). Manhattan … Continue reading

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“The Fiddler Returns” wins award from Illinois Woman’s Press Association

FF2 Media congratulates Editor-in-Chief Jan Lisa Huttner, who just won a 2nd place certificate in the Photographer/Writer category for her January JUF News feature “The Fiddler Returns.” The Fiddler Returns By Jan Lisa Huttner The final event in the worldwide celebration … Continue reading

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After a month of previews, Broadway’s fifth Fiddler on the Roof premiered today at the Broadway Theatre at 1681 Broadway (on the corner of 53rd Street). This is the final event – some might even say the culminating event – … Continue reading

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Celebrating FIDDLER’s 50th!

September 22, 2014: And the sun rose like it was any other “normal” day, oblivious to the fact that I have been working towards this particular day for a decade. So here it is, September 22, 2014, the 50th Anniversary … Continue reading

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How FIDDLER has become…

Sincere thanks to Paul Wieder of the JUF News for this new post about my August lecture series for the Chicago YIVO Society’s annual Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture 🙂 ************************* September 22, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Broadway … Continue reading

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Robbins, Jewison & The Fiddler

UPDATE: Follow this link for the summary of this lecture that appears in the Fall 2013 issue of the Chicago YIVO Bulletin –> Fall2013ChgoYIVO  On September 22, 1964—the opening night of a new Broadway musical called Fiddler on the Roof—a man named … Continue reading

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Paramount Aurora FIDDLER

Anatevka is alive and well on the Fox River A new Anatevka has sprung to life on the shores of the Fox River, and the cast and crew are getting thunderous applause from audiences and rave reviews from critics. Are … Continue reading

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Troika Fiddler (2012)

Just received a Facebook message from Barbi McGuire (who plays “Yente the Matchmaker” in the new Troika touring company). December’s holiday break is over & the Troika troupe is back on the road again, beginning the second leg of their nationwide … Continue reading

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Fiddler in Regina, SK

A new Fiddler on the Roof is heading towards our Auditorium Theatre at Congress and Michigan, and the “Broadway in Chicago” folks are flooding the airwaves with promo information. But times are hard and tickets are expensive. What to do? … Continue reading

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Fiddler Tour 2011

11/13 Update: I went to Regina, SK to see the new troupe. So go/no go, what’s my advice?  I say GO! & here’s why 🙂 Troika Productions announced today that their new Fiddler on the Roof touring company would arrive in Chicago–for one … Continue reading

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