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Fiddler On The Roof Backdrops For Rent

One of the most cherished and revered productions of all time, Fiddler On The Roof, is known for its unique early-20th century setting with Tsarist Russia. At Charles H. Stewart, we have the perfect Russian backdrop rentals to complement this historically unique setting.

Are you putting on a production of Fiddler on the Roof for your drama club, community theater, or school play? You will want to make sure that your production and set design capture this well-known story’s atmospheric nature.

Our Russian countryside backdrops feature Russian villages, farmland, rolling hills, town streets, and many more. Our early 20th-century backdrops craft an irreplaceable atmosphere needed to capture the drama of Fiddler On The Roof.

Our backdrop rentals are durable and easy to set up, ensuring that your set designs last the duration of your production schedule. We only use only the best quality materials and the highest artistic standards to capture Fiddler On The Roof’s story in every backdrop, transporting the audiences into the production.

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More About Fiddler on the Roof The Musical

Fiddler On The Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in Tsarist Russia in 1905. It is based on Tevye and his Daughters (or Tevye the Milkman) and other tales by Sholem Aleichem.

The original Broadway production of the show, which opened in 1964, was the first run of a musical in history to surpass the 3,000 performance mark. Fiddler held the record for the longest-running Broadway musical for almost 10 years until Grease surpassed its run. It remains Broadway’s fourteenth longest-running show in history. The production was extraordinarily profitable and highly acclaimed. It was nominated for ten Tony Awards, winning nine, including Best Musical, score, book, direction and choreography. It spawned four Broadway revivals, a successful 1971 film adaptation, and the show has enjoyed enduring international popularity. It is also a very popular choice for school and community productions.

The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. He must cope with both the strong-willed actions of his three older daughters—each one’s choice of husband moves further away from the customs of her faith—and with the edict of the Tsar that evicts the Jews from their village.