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Diamond Fiddler - Laden with Happiness and Tears

Welcome to the newest FF2 Media Site This book is for all the directors and dramaturges, all the cast members on stage and all the crew members behind the scenes, who will pool their talents to present new productions of Fiddler on the Roof from 2017 to 2039. As you gather in high schools, colleges, and community theaters…

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Congregation Beth Emeth Dvar Torah

Congregation Beth Emeth D’var Torah Jan Lisa Huttner will do the Dvar Torah at Temple Beth Emeth in Flatbush, discussing the Daughters of Zelophehad as the precursors of Tevye’s daughters in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The five Daughters of Zelophehad make their first appearance in this week’s Parsha “Pinchas” (Numbers Chapters 26 & 27). Join…

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Chaim Topol’s Farewell Tour

Chaim Topol’s Farewell Tour Topol’s Tevye is not a man “desperately clinging to Tradition” (as one critic described with another actor in the role). More than anyone else in Anatevka, Topol’s Tevye is genuinely interested in new people with new ideas. No one forces him to invite Perchik-the-Student into his house. He opens his door…

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Sholem Aleichems novella STEMPENYU

Sholem Aleichems novella STEMPENYU This funny tale of a fiddler whose music stirs villagers to the heights of romantic frivolity supposedly inspired Chagall’s famous “fiddler on the roof” painting. A classic, it is the humorous and touching saga of shtetl life and what happens when one young woman falls for a fiddler as famous as…