'Fiddler On The Roof' is to close on the 8 Jan 2006

The producers of Fiddler On The Roof, starring five time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as Tevye, Lori Wilner as Golde, and Nancy Opel as Yente, announced today that the long running revival will play its final performance on the 8 Jan 2006, at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The final block of tickets are now on sale.

Directed by David Leveaux, with Jerome Robbins' original Tony Award-winning choreography, Fiddler On The Roof has a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Fiddler On The Roof will have played 817 performances, making it the longest running Broadway revival of Fiddler On The Roof and the 12th longest running revival in Broadway history.

Fiddler On The Roof is produced by James L. Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane/ Bonnie Comley, Harbor Entertainment, Terry Allen Kramer, Bob Boyett/Lawrence Horowitz and Clear Channel Entertainment.

The original Broadway production of Fiddler On The Roof won eight 1965 Tony Awards including Best Musical and played 3,249 performances, making Broadway history as the longest running Broadway show of the time. The original Broadway production now holds the honor of 12th longest running show in Broadway history.

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