The Creators

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    Aleichem

    Sholem Aleichem, known as the “Jewish Mark Twain,” was a prominent turn-of-the-century Russian/Yiddish playwright and author. His short stories about Tevye the Dairyman were …

    Aleichem
    Sholem Aleichem, known as the “Jewish Mark Twain,” was a prominent turn-of-the-century Russian/Yiddish playwright and author. His short stories about Tevye the Dairyman were the basis for Fiddler on the Roof.
    Original Author
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    Robbins

    Jerome Robbins (Director) was one of the most celebrated directors, choreographers, dancers, and producers of his generation. Among his many credits are West Side …

    Robbins
    Jerome Robbins (Director) was one of the most celebrated directors, choreographers, dancers, and producers of his generation. Among his many credits are West Side Story, The King and I, Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof. In addition to his work as a director for musical theater, Robbins choreographed for both the Joffrey Ballet and the New York City Ballet. Robbins became ballet master of the New York City Ballet in 1972 and worked almost exclusively in classical dance throughout the next decade.
    The Director and Choreographer
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    Stein

    Joseph Stein (Book Writer) was a prominent author and playwright with dozens of productions to his name including Plain and Fancy, Zorba, Juno, and …

    Stein
    Joseph Stein (Book Writer) was a prominent author and playwright with dozens of productions to his name including Plain and Fancy, Zorba, Juno, and Enter Laughing. He won numerous awards, including three Tony’s. In 1971, he wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof.
    The Librettist
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    Harnick

    Sheldon Harnick’s (Lyricist) distinguished career as a lyricist of musical theatre has spanned over 60 years and includes some of Broadway’s most memorable productions …

    Harnick
    Sheldon Harnick’s (Lyricist) distinguished career as a lyricist of musical theatre has spanned over 60 years and includes some of Broadway’s most memorable productions — Body Beautiful, The Rothchilds, Fiorello!, She Loves Me, and the Apple Tree. He has received countless awards honoring his work, including three Tony’s.
    The Lyricist
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    Bock

    Jerry Bock (Composer) was a composer and songwriter for the musical theatre who started his remarkable Broadway career with the hit Mr. Wonderful, starring …

    Bock
    Jerry Bock (Composer) was a composer and songwriter for the musical theatre who started his remarkable Broadway career with the hit Mr. Wonderful, starring Sammy Davis, Jr. Other shows include The Apple Tree, The Rothchilds, Body Beautiful, and Fiorelle!, for which he and Sheldon Harnick won both a Tony and the Pulitzer Prize in Drama.
    The Music Composer

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