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Fiddler on the Roof


Fiddler On The Roof - Full Show


"Tradition" - Anthony Warlow and Company - Fiddler On The Roof


Fiddler on the Roof West End Transfer Trailer


Fiddler on the Roof at West End Live!


Fiddler on the roof - If I were a rich man (with subtitles)

Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in the Pale of Settlement of Imperial Russia in 1905. It is based on Tevye and his Daughters and other tales by Sholem Aleichem. The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family's lives. He must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his three older daughters, who wish to marry for love – each one's choice of a husband moves further away from the customs of his faith – and with the edict of the Tsar that evicts the Jews from their village.