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10 Reasons The New 'Fiddler' Is Giving Us Life!

Raise a glass and raise the roof because Broadway’s new hit Fiddler on the Roof is celebrating “Tradition” in its own untraditional ways.

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1. You’re not even ready for this new bottle dance.


This Fiddler has all new choreography thanks to Israeli-born Hofesh Schecter. He takes the iconic Jerome Robbins style to places that leave you breathless—and probably the dancers too.

2. They’re a FOL—“Friend of Lin-Manuel”

Instagram: @fiddlerbroadway / Via Instagram: @smassellsings

Hamilton creator and Fiddler super-fan Lin-Manuel Miranda gave the show his blessing.

PS, if you haven't watched Lin singing "To Life" at his wedding, do it now.

3. This show gives back.

.@FiddlerBroadway will donate $2 from every full-priced ticket purchased for all Feb performances to help the United Way in #Flint! BRAVO!!

They raised +$30,000 for Flint, Michigan families and matched donations to UNICEF for child refugees.

5. They brought the funny with Colbert.

View this video on YouTube / Via The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The late night funnyman joined the cast for a must-watch medley of “Matchmaker,” “Tradition,” and “To Life.”

6. Sheldon Harnick is a living legend.

Chad Batka for The New York Times / Via

Fiddler’s lyricist is racking up all the Lifetime Achievement Awards this season—the Tony Award, the Drama Desk AND the Drama League.

9. Social from sunrise to sunset.

Instagram: @ben_rappaport / Via Ben Rappaport Official Instagram

From their weekly Periscope seshes to Dubsmash silliness, this cast is always having fun with fans online. Do you “like” them? @FiddlerBroadway

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