'Fiddler on the Roof'

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October 11, 2012 through November 25, 2012

Oct. 11 - Nov. 25: Wednesday-Friday at 1pm (lunch at 11:30am); Thursday-Saturday at 8pm (dinner at 6:30pm); Sunday at 1:30pm (lunch at 12pm) and 7pm (dinner at 5:30pm).

Westchester Broadway Theatre

Elmsford

All Ages

$52 and up (includes lunch or dinner before the show)

Event description: Composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick teamed up with librettist Joseph Stein to create this timeless classic musical, magically woven with universal themes, music, dance, poignancy, and laughter.

"Fiddler on the Roof" is based on "Tevye and His Daughters" and other tales by Sholem Aleichem that he wrote in Yiddish and published in 1894. Set in 1905, the musical takes place in Anatevka, a small Jewish village in Russia. The story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world.

In this production, Tevye the dairyman is brought to life by Bill Nolte. His wife Golde will be played by Emily Zacharias. The daughters are Rachel Prather (Tzeitel), Sarah Rolleston (Hodel), Dana Glaus (Chava), and local children Gianna Florio and Julia Gold, who will alternate as Bielke, and Samantha Robins and Shannon Stout who will alternate as Shprintze. Terry Palasz is the meddling Matchmaker, Yente. The girls' suitors are Andrew Boza as Motel the tailor, Eric Johnson as the butcher, Lazar Wolfe, Joe Longthorne as the student revolutionary, Perchik, and Chris Giordano as Fyedka, the Russian Cossack. The cast also features Michael J. Farina as Mordcha the Innkeeper, Drew Martin as the Rabbi, Benjamin Dean as Mendel, Stephen Tewksbury as the constable, Lucas Thompson as Nachum, and Stephen Valenti as Avram.

The production is directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford. Jesse Factor is the associate choreographer. The musical director is Leo P. Carusone, set design is by John Farrell, technical director is Steve Loftus, lighting design by Andrew Gmoser, sound design by Jonathan Hatton, costume design by Michael Bottari and Ronald Case, production stage manager is Victor Lukas and the assistant stage Mmnager is Ron Rogell. Properties are by Grumpy?s Props. As with all our productions, Lisa Tiso is the associate producer.

Address: 1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: 914-592-2222
Website: broadwaytheatre.com

About Westchester Broadway Theatre


The Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) is the longest running year-round Equity theatre in the state of New York, with a 41-year history of nearly 200 main-stage productions and nearly 1000 Monday/Tuesday special events and concerts. Each show is produced exclusively for WBT and is approached similarly to a Broadway production: casting Broadway performers at auditions in New York City and engaging the creative staff (Directors, Choreographers, Musical Directors, Live Orchestra, Set, Costume & Lighting Designers, etc.) On musical “dark nights,” WBT has presented nearly 1000 Monday and Tuesday night special events and concerts,  featuring top-tier talent such as Jackie Mason, Tom Jones, George Carlin, Paul Anka, Wayne Newton and Harry Belafonte.






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