‘Fiddler’ at 50

Thu, Nov 14, 2013 (All day)

The Lewis Center for the Arts presents an anniversary symposium examining the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof.

What: “Fiddler at 50,” a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, including lectures, discussions and a screening of the 1971 film version of the musical.

Who: Fiddler lyricist Sheldon Harnick, director John Doyle, actor Joanna Merlin, and scholars Alisa Solomon, Jeremy Dauber and Jenna Weissman Joselit, organized by Princeton professors Jill Dolan and Stacy Wolf.

When: Thursday, November 14 screening at 7:00 p.m. followed by discussion; Friday, November 15 lectures and discussions 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. followed by reception.

Where: James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau St.

The Lewis Center for the Arts encompasses Princeton University's academic programs in creative writing, dance, theater, and visual arts, as well as the interdisciplinary Princeton Atelier. The Center represents a major initiative of the University to fully embrace the arts as an essential part of the educational experience for all who study and teach at Princeton. Over 100 diverse public performances, exhibitions, readings, screenings and lectures are offered each year, most of them free or at a nominal ticket price.