From the sublime to the ridiculous, we continued our travels around the world with Fiddler on the Roof with a hoot. This comes from a World AIDS Day event, when the cast of the revival of Fiddler (which was then playing on Broadway) met up with the then-cast of Avenue Q (which, like Fiddler on the Roof had won the Tony Award as Best Musical). And together they provide their own mashup of the two shows combining.
By the way, here's today's unrelated bonus question: where does the phrase, "From the ridiculous to the sublime" come from. It's not likely you'll get it, unless you're a detailed student of history (which at least is a clue). And know that the original from was, indeed, as I have it above -- from the sublime to the ridiculous. Which is another clue.
I'm rushing off for the evening, but will have the answer tomorrow. For now, though, here's a little Fiddler on the Roof on Avenue Q...
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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