TONY AWARD-NOMINATED BROADWAY REVIVAL OF “FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” IS COMING TO MINNEAPOLIS

April 22, 2019

 “ELECTRIFYING! SUPERB.” –The New York Times

MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin Theatre Trust is proud to present the Minneapolis engagement of the Tony Award®-nominated  Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the of 2018-2019 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin series Tuesday, July 30 to Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.

A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, and Pulitzer Prize- winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I); choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter; inspired by the original choreography of Jerome Robbins; and has musical direction by Ted Sperling.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis), by calling (800) 982-2787 or by visiting HennepinTheatreTrust.org. For information and reservations for groups of 10 or more, call (612) 373-5665 or email MinneapolisGroups@broadwayacrossamerica.com.

Ticket prices range from $39.00 to $145.* All pricing includes a Building Restoration Fee of $4.00.

Performance dates are Tuesday, July 30 to Sunday, Aug, 4, 2019 at the Orpheum Theatre. Performance times are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.

Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. The classic musical is rich with Broadway hits, including “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “Tradition.”

The original Broadway production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, which opened in 1964, was the first musical in history to surpass 3,000 performances. The show won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Musical in addition to eight other Tony Awards that year. This acclaimed revival proudly introduces a new generation to the iconic musical adored across the globe.

Fiddler on the Roof has scenic design by Michael Yeargan (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), costume design by Catherine Zuber (Tony Award-winner, The King and I), lighting design by Donald Holder (Tony Award-nominee, The King and I), sound design by Scott Lehrer (Tony Award-winner, South Pacific) and hair and wig design by Tom Watson.

“BROADWAY’S FAVORITE MUSICAL” -NY Daily News

“ENTIRELY FRESH, FUNNY AND GORGEOUS. A REASON FOR CELEBRATION!” -New York Magazine

“MAGNIFICENT! LIFE-AFFIRMING.” –Time Out New York

Connect with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF online at:
www.Fiddlermusical.com
Facebook: /FiddlerBroadway
Twitter:@FiddlerBroadway
Instagram: fiddlerbroadway

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