This week:

Yiddish 'Fiddler On The Roof' Is A 'Dream Come True' For Lead Actor: A new Yiddish language production of the musical is currently running off-Broadway. Steven Skybell, who plays Tevye, and Joel Grey, who directs the show, explain why the play still resonates.

'Midsommar' Shines: A Solstice Nightmare Unfolds In Broad Daylight: An American couple attends a mysterious festival in the Swedish countryside in Ari Aster's new thriller. The haunting, hypnotic film will slowly seep into your nervous system.

With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History: A new film tells the story of the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race: "Guys used to say to us with absolute certainty, 'You're going to die,'" says sailor Tracy Edwards.

You can listen to the original interviews here:

Yiddish 'Fiddler On The Roof' Is A 'Dream Come True' For Lead Actor

'Midsommar' Shines: A Solstice Nightmare Unfolds In Broad Daylight

With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

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