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Fiddler on the Roof

Guildhall School End of Year Musical

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Fiddler on the Roof, Guildhall's end of year musical

The Guildhall School presents Fiddler on the Roof, the first musical to exceed 3,000 performances when it first opened on Broadway in 1964.

Tevye, a poor milkman and father of five daughters, struggles to maintain the traditions of his Jewish culture and religion in early twentieth century Imperial Russia. He and his family settle in a small village where the oppressive Tsar now orders the eviction of all Jews. His strong-minded daughters don’t help to make his life any easier when they decide to marry for love.

In this life-affirming tale, Tevye’s faith, love and pride help him endure in a life that is as precarious as a fiddler sitting on a roof.

Promoted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

On general sale from Tuesday 3 April 2018. Priority Booking for Guildhall Circle members from Monday 26 March 2018.

Access Performances
Friday 6 July, 7.30pm: Audio-described performance and touch tour for blind and visually impaired people. To book for the audio-described performance and touch tour, please book with the Barbican Box Office in person or by phone on 020 7638 8891.

The audio description of will be delivered live by Guildhall School Technical Theatre Arts student Ben Cook via headsets to the blind and visually impaired audience members. The touch tour is a chance to visit the set, feel the props, and enhance your enjoyment of the show, and will also involve a chance to meet the actors and hear their voices. Programme notes will be pre-recorded and sent out to all the patrons a few days prior to the show, and read live 15 minutes before the show starts. These programme notes will describe the set, the characters and costumes, and important notes about the show.

Based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl
Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnic
Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince
Original New York Stage Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe

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