The origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving. With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hal Prince, Joel Grey and Topol. A New York Times Critic’s Pick.
“A fascinating love letter to Fiddler on the Roof…” — Jason Zinoman, New York Times
“It made me totally want to go see [Fiddler on the Roof] again… A really enlightening documentary.” — Claudia Puig, NPR
“[T]his engaging and enlightening documentary is stuffed with anecdotes, history and information. It makes excellent use of both new interviews and carefully selected archival footage to reveal the building blocks of all this accomplishment.” — Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times
“For those who might regard Fiddler on the Roof merely as just another warhorse musical and a favorite of dinner theater and high school drama societies, Max Lewkowicz’s rowdy and informative Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles might change their minds.” — Peter Keough, Boston Globe
Max Lewkowicz, Valerie Thomas
Michael Bernardi, Jerry Bock, Danny Burstein, Ted Chapin