THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony-Winning Musical Fiddler on the Roof (Video)

By Playbill Staff
February 26, 2013

The 2004 Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway Feb. 26, 2004. In celebration of the Tony Award-winning musical, looks back at the piece with performances from various productions.

Fiddler on the Roof features music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and a book by Joseph Stein. The original 1964 production took home ten 1965 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. For more on the work, visit the Playbill Vault.


Zero Mostel performs "If I Were a Rich Man" at the Tony Awards:

Mostel performing "If I Were a Rich Man" on television:

Alfred Molina and the cast of the 2004 revival perform "Tradition" at the Tony Awards:

Tanya Everett, Bette Midler and Mimi Turque perform "Matchmaker" at the Tony Awards:

The commercial for the recent North American tour:

Theodore Bikel sings "If I Were a Rich Man":

Josh Groban sings "If I Were a Rich Man":

Highlights from the national tour:

The casts of Avenue Q and Fiddler perform at the Easter Bonnet:

Harvey Fierstein talks about starring in Fiddler:

"Tradition" from the 1971 film:

"If I Were a Rich Man" from the 1971 film:

"The Bottle Dance" from the 1971 film:

"Matchmaker" from the 1971 film:

"Matchmaker" featured in "Mrs. Doubtfire":