Fiddler on the Roof

Musical - Revival

New York State Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: July 9, 1981
  • Closing Date: August 23, 1981
  • Previews: 3
  • Performances: 53

Music: Jerry Bock

Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick

Book: Joseph Stein


Tevye, a Jewish milkman in early 1900s Russia, sees his three eldest daughters married, each one moving further from traditional ways, and must cope with the growing anti-Jewish sentiment in his country.


Opening Night Cast

Herschel Bernardi Tevye
Maria Karnilova Golde
Eydie Alyson Bielke
Fyvush Finkel Mordcha
Jay Fox The Fiddler
Paul E. Hart Constable
Lori Ada Jaroslow Tzeitel
Ruth Jaroslow Yente
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Opening Night Production Credits

Joseph Stein Joseph Stein Book
Jerry Bock Jerry Bock Music
Sheldon Harnick Sheldon Harnick Lyrics
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Director
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Choreographer
  Tom Abbott Choreography Reproduced
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1981 - 1982

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Actor in a Musical Herschel Bernardi Nominee
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