Fiddler on the Roof is heading to Broadway — in Yiddish for the first time.

What went into the production? How did translation work? What does this production mean to the cast and to audience members?

Daniel speaks with Zalmen Mlotek and Motl Didner from the creative team in charge of the production on this episode of Talk the Talk.


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Show notes

Duke professor out after telling Chinese students to speak English
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/01/27/duke-professor-chinese-students-speak-english/2695921002/

Megan Neely: Duke professor steps down after calling on students to speak English.
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/01/megan-neely-duke-professor-steps-down-after-calling-on-students-to-speak-english.html

Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish : Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
https://mjhnyc.org/events/fiddler-roof-yiddish/

Press — Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
https://mjhnyc.org/press/

Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Will Transfer to Off-Broadway’s Stage 42 | Playbill
http://www.playbill.com/article/yiddish-fiddler-on-the-roof-will-transfer-to-off-broadways-stage-42

New York Times: Review: A Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Sounds Crazy, Nu?
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/theater/review-yiddish-fiddler-on-the-roof.html

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