BRISTOL, TN/VA – Theatre Bristol presents Fiddler on the Roof 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays Nov. 9-18 at the Paramount Center for the Arts, the oldest continually-running children’s theater in Northeast Tennessee.
The award-winning, long-running Broadway musical features iconic and beloved songs such as "Sunrise, Sunset," "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Matchmaker, Matchmaker."
Set in the village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters, instilling traditional values during a time of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Directing Fiddler on the Roof will be Glenn Patterson. Assistant director is Cindi Brooks; stage manager is Nicole Intagliata; choreography is by Camille Gray with costumes by Daniel Tester and Paul Pratt and lighting design by Ken Cornett.
In the lead role of Tevye is Bob Cantler. Leticia Peltzer is wife Golde. Camille Gray plays Tzeitel; Asiling Ringrose as Hodel; Enelisa Sutton as Chava; Raina Moody as Shprintze; and Marley Bishop as Bielke. The daughters' love interests are played by Will Oliver as Motel; Joey Collard as Perchik; and Austin Puckett as Fyedka. Dottie Havlik plays matchmaker Yente. CC Clevenger is Lazar Wolf and Elizabeth Burns plays his late wife Fruma-Sarah. Daniel Tester plays the Rabbi; James Francis is the Constable; Amy Reid as Grandma Tzeitel, Robert McCrary as Mordcha; Dan Gray as Avram; Steve Baskett as Nachum; and Renee Hickman as Shaindel.
Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, “Fiddler on the Roof” is by Broadway legends, Jerome Robbins and Harold Prince; songwriters, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; and bookwriter, Joseph Stein. Fiddler on the Roof is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
Tickets are $16 for adults plus fees ($20 total) and $12 for seniors and students plus fees ($15.75 total).
For tickets and more information, visit www.ParamountBristol.org.
Theatre Bristol is pleased to present “Fiddler on the Roof” as part of its family-friendly 53rd season of ARTspace and Paramount shows. Founded in 1965, Theatre Bristol is the oldest continually running children’s theatre in northeast Tennessee. Theatre Bristol performances take place in downtown Bristol at the ARTspace, a multi-purpose, black box theatre which seats up to 120, or the Paramount Center for the Arts. For more information, visit www.theatrebristol.org or call 423-212-3625 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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