The World of Sholom Aleichem

Play - Original

Rialto Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 21, 1982
  • Opening Date: February 11, 1982
  • Closing Date: February 28, 1982
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 22

Playwright: Arnold Perl


An evening inspired by the stories of Sholom Aleichem, whose work was the basis for Fiddler on the Roof, as well as other Russian Jewish folk tales of Aleichem's era.


Opening Night Cast

Jack Gilford Sholom Aleichem
Bontche Schweig
Aaron Katz
The Melamed
Sally-Jane Heit The Goatseller
1st Angel
Mitchell Jason The Principal
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arnold Perl Writer
  Milton Moss Director
  Pearl Lang Stage Movement
  Karl Eigsti Scenic Design
  Pearl Somner Costume Design
  Robby Monk Lighting Design
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