This Day in Jewish History 1964: 'Fiddler on the Roof' Premieres on Broadway

Its first critics panned it, but the play inspired by a Chagall painting went on to win 9 Tonys.

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On September 22, 1964, “Fiddler on the Roof” had its premiere on Broadway, at the Imperial Theater. That original production went on to run for 3,242 performances, a record that held until being shattered by...