«Fiddler on the roof». Mr Nazarov will present a new musical in the river

In the Dnieper academic music and drama theater named after Shevchenko, the premiere of the musical «Fiddler on the roof». This reports the press service of the theater.

The basis of the production – the American musical by Jerry Bock Fiddler on the Roof, napisany the stories of Sholom Aleichem.

The Director and composer, people’s artist of Russia Vladimir Nazarov filled his new musical scenes from Sholem Aleichem, radically changed the ending and added music with many ancient Jewish melodies found in the archives of the Moscow synagogue. Plot outline Vladimir Nazarov partially borrowed from the play Grigory Gorin’s «Memorial prayer».

In 2004, the play «Fiddler on the roof» Nazarov opened its State musical theatre of national art. The musical was nominated for the award «Golden mask» in four categories.

In 2014, after Nazarov publicly condemned the annexation of Crimea, he was deprived of his theatre and the opportunity to work in Russia. In 2015, the Director moved to a permanent place of residence in their homeland in Ukraine. At the end of the year he was invited to the Dnieper with a request to put «Fiddler on the roof» on the stage of the Dnieper music and drama theatre named after Shevchenko.

«We’re not Jews, Russians or Ukrainians. It is a universal spectacle. We play people and their pursuit of happiness,» – commented on the impending premiere Nazarov specially for «Boulevard of Gordon».

In 2017 the musical «Fiddler on the roof» will open the 100th anniversary season of the theatre.

Especially for the Dnieper theatre production will be presented in the Ukrainian language and got the new stage design. The lead role of Tevye the milkman invited the Russian actor Igor Tomilov.

The roles performed by Gregory butterfish, Mikhail Chernyavsky, Natalia Tafi, Valery Moiseenko, Igor Kirilchenko, Elena Zavgorodnyaya, Vlad Oleynik. Conductor and author of the translation of poetry – Yuri Budnik. Choreographer – Alexey Kovalenko.

The premiere of the musical «Fiddler on the roof» is scheduled for 15 October, 17.00. Also the next screenings will be held on 17th, 18th and 29th of October.

A press preview will be held October 14 at 16.00.

Tickets can be purchased on the theatre’s website.

«Fiddler on the roof». Mr Nazarov will present a new musical in the river 09.10.2017

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