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In Rothchild's Fiddle, the village curmudgeon, Yakov Ivanov, is a 70-year old coffin maker living in a town where people die so rarely it's annoying. No wonder, then, that he spends most days anxiously waiting for Death to bring him some business, passing the time by playing his fiddle in the local Jewish band. WHen Death does bring him a somewhat surprising customer, he strives to find meaning and value in the absurdity and ordinariness of life before it's too late.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:University Theatre at Yale University, New Haven