History Theatre / FiddlerOnTheRoof

14th Dec '16 8:31:08 AM Prinzenick
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* SlidingScaleOfAdaptationModification: The film adaptation is a Type 4 (Near Identical Adaptation); it cuts out a few musical numbers, but is otherwise identical to the original musical.
13th Oct '16 2:53:04 PM MarkLungo
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* WeddingSmashers: The {{Cossacks}} interrupt [[spoiler:Motel and Tzeitel's]] wedding with "a little unofficial demonstration."

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* WeddingSmashers: The {{Cossacks}} UsefulNotes/{{Cossacks}} interrupt [[spoiler:Motel and Tzeitel's]] wedding with "a little unofficial demonstration."
6th Aug '16 2:23:48 PM Eagal
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* YiddishAsASecondLanguage

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* %%* YiddishAsASecondLanguage
6th Aug '16 2:21:23 PM Eagal
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* ArrangedMarriage: To life![[note]]L'Chaim![[/note]]

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* ArrangedMarriage: To life![[note]]L'Chaim![[/note]]%%* ArrangedMarriage
1st Aug '16 1:15:10 AM AuntieSocialist
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** A more poignant one later when Tzeitel's wedding reception is interrupted by the Pogrom: Tevye can be seen silently asking God "Why? Why? '''WHY?'''"
16th Jul '16 6:11:49 AM Saveelich
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The original Broadway production starred Zero Mostel in the role that would make him famous, but producer-director Creator/NormanJewison refused to cast him in the movie, feeling that his performance was too over the top, and chose Chaim Topol, star of the London production, instead. Mostel was so pissed off at the rejection, that when his son, Josh Mostel, later received a phone call from Jewison, offering him the role of King Herod in ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar'', for which he accepted, Mostel reportedly retorted, "Tell him to hire Topol's son, instead." The movie was released in 1971. Originally, Jerome Robbins, the director-choreographer of the original musical, had shown an interest in directing the film as well, but the production company, Mirisch Pictures, refused to even consider the idea, due to the difficulties they had when Robbins was assigned to co-direct and choreograph ''Theatre/WestSideStory''. (Robbins had spent so much time shooting and re-shooting scenes in his quest for perfection, that by the time he had completed about 60% of the picture, the film had gone $1,000,000 over budget and six months behind schedule. He was summarily fired from the film shoot and producer and co-director Robert Wise completed the film alone.)

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The original Broadway production starred Zero Mostel in the role that would make him famous, but producer-director Creator/NormanJewison refused to cast him in the movie, feeling that his performance was too over the top, and chose Chaim Topol, Creator/ChaimTopol, star of the London production, instead. Mostel was so pissed off at the rejection, that when his son, Josh Mostel, later received a phone call from Jewison, offering him the role of King Herod in ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar'', for which he accepted, Mostel reportedly retorted, "Tell him to hire Topol's son, instead." The movie was released in 1971. Originally, Jerome Robbins, the director-choreographer of the original musical, had shown an interest in directing the film as well, but the production company, Mirisch Pictures, refused to even consider the idea, due to the difficulties they had when Robbins was assigned to co-direct and choreograph ''Theatre/WestSideStory''. (Robbins had spent so much time shooting and re-shooting scenes in his quest for perfection, that by the time he had completed about 60% of the picture, the film had gone $1,000,000 over budget and six months behind schedule. He was summarily fired from the film shoot and producer and co-director Robert Wise completed the film alone.)
13th Jul '16 3:15:57 PM jewishenjolras
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* AllMusicalsAreAdaptations: Adapted from Arnold Perl's play ''Tevye and his Daughters'', which was adapted from the Sholem Aleichem's original collection of short stories entitled ''Tevye the Dairyman''.
29th Jun '16 10:26:52 AM mcgrew
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* LongLastLook: The cast sings "Anatevka" as they prepare to leave their village.
25th Jun '16 2:23:35 PM Jeduthun
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* ConspicuousConsumption: Tevye fantasizes about how extravagantly he would live if he were a rich man.


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** Tevye is actually very pleased when Motel snaps and yells in his face, as it proves he has become man enough to argue back.
25th Jun '16 2:09:12 PM Jeduthun
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* OldManMarryingAChild: It's a plot point that it's not uncommon for this to happen due to ArrangedMarriage, as mocked in the song "Matchmaker, Matchmaker." [[spoiler:Tzeitel]] gets betrothed to a man who is actually older than her own father [[spoiler:but fortunately for her, Tevye changes his mind and lets her marry for love]].
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