Merete Muenter

Merete Muenter

Associate Director

Merete is honored to be a part of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish in Australia!  Some of her previous credits as Director/Choreographer include THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (American Theater Group), CHICAGO, THE WHO’S TOMMY, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG (Woodstock Playhouse), and WEST SIDE STORY (Resident Director – European Tour).  She was also the Assistant Director for the European Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by Baayork Lee.

Merete’s Choreographer credits with the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene include the Off-Broadway productions of THE SORCERESS, AMERIKE – THE GOLDEN LAND,

THE MEGILE OF ITZIK MANGER, and THE GOLDEN BRIDE, for which she received a Chita Rivera Award nomination for Best Choreography.  Merete is originally from Buffalo, New York, and a graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo.  She would like to thank the cast, creative team, crew, musicians, Adrian, Paul, and especially Joel Grey, for the opportunity to share his beautiful production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish with Australian audiences!

Fiddler on the Roof

PRESENTED BY
JOHN FROST AND OPERA AUSTRALIA

Fiddler on the Roof

Based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl

Book by JOSEPH STEIN

Music by JERRY BOCK

Lyrics by SHELDON HARNICK

Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince

Yiddish Translation by Shraga Friedman

Original New York Stage Productions Directed and Choreographed By JEROME ROBBINS

Musical Staging and New Choreography by STAŚ KMIEĆ.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).

Directed by JOEL GREY