Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof (1968) was a musical theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the musical by Joseph Stein (book), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Jerry Bock (music), after the short stories by Sholem Aleichem. The production was staged at the facilities the theatre used at the time, in Stortingsgaten.

American Tom Abbott directed and choreographed it.

Lasse Kolstad played the role of Tevye. He received Norwegian Critics' Award for theatre for his interpretation the role.

Sølvi Wang played the role of Golde.

The production also went on tour, produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre.


(Objekt ID 41105)
Object type Production
Premiere April 3, 1968
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Fiddler on the Roof by Sheldon Harnick, Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock
Audience All
Audience size 156708
Number of events 335
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Musical, Theatre
Running period April 3, 1968  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 01.11.2014

The National Library of Norway, performance program transferred to Sceneweb 21.10.2015.

Performance dates
April 3, 1968Teaterlokalene i Stortingsgaten 16 Opening night