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Full cast joining Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman in Fiddler on the Roof announced

The musical will run at Chichester Festival Theatre from July

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Chris Jarman, Omid Djalili and Emma Kingston
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The full cast joining Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman in Fiddler on the Roof at Chichester in July has been announced.

Chris Jarman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) will play Lazar Wolf, Emma Kingston (In the Heights) will play Hodel and Liza Sadovy (Wicked) will play Yente.

Daniel Evans will also direct Louis Maskell (Perchik), Laura Tebbutt (Fruma Sarah), Jos Slovick (Motel), Simbi Akande (Tzeitel) and Rose Shalloo (Chava).

Djalili, whose theatre credits include Oliver!, will play Tevye, and Oberman, most who recently appeared in Stepping Out in the West End, will play Golde.

Based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, the musical has a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Completing the cast is Ryan Anderson, Leo Andrew, Andrew Boyer, Greg Castiglioni, Stephen John Davis, Nicholas Duncan, Luke Fetherston, Rosie Fletcher, Harry Francis, Victoria Hinde, Abigail Jaye, Lucinda Lawrence, Megan O'Hanlon, Sephora Parish, Pierce Rogan, and Matthew Woodyatt.

The original New York production was directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins in 1964, and won nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Composer and Lyricist (Bock and Harnick).

Fiddler on the Roof runs at Chichester Festival Theatre from 18 July to 26 August, with previews from 10 July.