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Wednesday, February 16, 2022 12:00 PM // Partner Digital Presentation

Roundtable Discussion:
From There to Here: The Yiddish Origins and The Cultural Travels of Fiddler on the Roof

 

This roundtable features scholars of the Jewish experience in Eastern Europe and specialists in Yiddish who will provide the historical context and geo-political setting of the play, discuss the translation and adaptation of the original Yiddish text into the English-language play, explore the role of the play in representations of Jews and Jewish culture in North America and Europe, and analyze some of the key themes of the play.

This event supports UMS’s February 19, 2022 presentation of Fiddler on the Roof in Concert — a project of UMS, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance/Department of Musical Theatre.

2/16/22 12:00 PM
Partner Digital Presentation

Roundtable Discussion:
From There to Here: The Yiddish Origins and The Cultural Travels of Fiddler on the Roof

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This roundtable features scholars of the Jewish experience in Eastern Europe and specialists in Yiddish who will provide the historical context and geo-political setting of the play, discuss the translation and adaptation of the original Yiddish text into the English-language play, explore the role of the play in representations of Jews and Jewish culture in North America and Europe, and analyze some of the key themes of the play.

This event supports UMS’s February 19, 2022 presentation of Fiddler on the Roof in Concert — a project of UMS, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance/Department of Musical Theatre.

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