The matches have been made and the performers chosen to join Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn in the West End transfer of Menier Chocolate Factory’s Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Trevor Nunn and playing at a reconfigured Playhouse Theatre from 21 March until 15 June 2019.
Joining Andy Nyman (Tevye) and Judy Kuhn (Golde) are 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), as well as 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.
With over 25,000 tickets at £20 or less across the run, the production has its official opening night on 27 March. It is currently running at the Menier, where it completes its sell-out run on 9 March.
Fiddler on the Roof, with a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, features the iconic score including ‘Tradition’, ‘Matchmaker, Matchmaker’, ‘Sunrise, Sunset’ and ‘If I Were a Rich Man’, and is packed with Jerome Robbins’ original Tony Award-winning choreography.
Also in the creative team are choreographers Matt Cole, set designer Robert Jones, costume designer Jonathan Lipman, hair and make up designer Richard Mawbey, lighting designer Tim Lutkin, sound designer Gregory Clarke, musical supervisor an director Paul Bogaev and orchestrator Jason Carr.