(PHOTO: Roadside Attractions & Samuel Goldwyn Films)
By Karen Stahl
The Max Lewkowicz-directed documentary, “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles,” is set to be released in theaters Aug. 23, 2019.
Featuring interviews with original lyricist Sheldon Harnick, producer Hal Prince, original cast member Austin Pendleton and more, the documentary chronicles the origin story behind the beloved Broadway classic, “Fiddler on the Roof.”
The original production won nine Tony Awards and gained critical acclaim with five subsequent Broadway revivals.
“What we’re trying to do right now is get this musical to be seen by a new generation,” said director Lewkowicz. “We feel it has this amazing power for this new generation to understand what has happened.”
The original production opened in 1964 at the Imperial Theatre, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, with a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
The run time of “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles” is 92 minutes.
Check out the official trailer here!