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Fiddler on the Roof announces final West End extension

Casting news

TREVOR Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof has extended its run at the Playhouse Theatre for the final time and will now close on November 2, 2019.

Previously Posted: Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Fiddler on the Roof, which opens at the Playhouse Theatre on March 27, 2019, following preview performances from March 21.

Joining Andy Nyman (as Tevye) and Judy Kuhn (Golde) will be Nicola Brown (Chava), Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Matthew Hawksley (Fyedka), Louise Gold (Yente) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel).

They in turn will be joined by Miles Barrow, Sofia Bennett, Philip Bertioli, Lottie Casserley, Elena Cervesi, Lia Cohen, Talia Etherington, Shoshana Ezequiel, Isabella Foat, Fenton Gray, James Hameed, Adam Linstead, Adam Margilewski, Robert Maskell, Benny Maslov, Robyn McIntyre, Gaynor Miles, Ellie Mullane, Tania Newton, Craig Pinder, Valentina Theodoulou and Ed Wade.

Based on the stories by Sholem Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof has a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Described as both joyous and heart-breaking, Fiddler on the Roof tells of the travails of Tevye the milkman and his wife and five daughters and features such classic songs as Sunrise, Sunset, If I Were a Rich Man and Matchmaker, Matchmaker.

The Playhouse Theatre will be specially transformed into an immersive space for the transfer, matching the staging at the Menier.

Directed by Trevor Nunn, Fiddler on the Roof has choreography by Matt Cole (based on Jerome Robbins’ original), set design by Robert Jones, costume design by Jonathan Lipman, hair and make up design by Richard Mawbey, lighting design by Tim Lutkin, sound design by Gregory Clarke, musical supervision and direction by Paul Bogaev and orchestrations by Jason Carr.