LEVELS' SUMMER 2017 THEATRE PRODUCTION...



THURSDAY • FRIDAY • SATURDAY
AUGUST 10, 11 & 12
at 8:00 p.m.


Fiddler on the Roof is a beloved classic, and strangely enough, this is the first time we've ever done it! The year is 1905, in the Russian Jewish village of Anatevka, where everyone lives according to the traditions of the past.  But times have begun to change.  Tevye, the simple, hardworking dairyman, must decide what to do when his daughters wish to marry for love rather than have the village’s matchmaker choose their husbands for them.  Each choice his children make pushes Tevye farther from what his heart and his religion will allow.  And there are darker things on the horizon – it is rumored that Jews have begun to be forced from their villages by the Russian authorities.  Somehow, Tevye and his neighbors must redefine themselves and find a place in this new and different world, where their existence feels as shaky as...well, as a fiddler on the roof.


Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Based on Sholem Aleichem's stories by permission of Arnold Perl


Directed by Sara Chitsaz
Choreography by Daisy Korman

Musical Direction by Elaine Zhang
Produced by Kate Smolens & Joy Chang

Set Design by Simona Fine
Costume Design by Rebecca Hirschhorn
Lighting Design by Tyler Brechner
Makeup Design by Rayna Cooke
Head of Construction, Tyler "T-Rex" Hakimian

THE CAST
Zachary Lee Tevye, the dairyman
Molly Racsko Golde, his wife
Daisy Korman Tzeitel, their oldest daughter
Rayna Cooke Hodel, their second daughter
Lucia Geng Chava, their third daughter
Katie Wang Shprintze, their fourth daughter
Evelyn Kim Bielke, their youngest daughter
Justin Wooster Motel, the tailor
Rebecca Hirschhorn Perchik, the student
Dana Kagan Yente, the matchmaker
Spencer Berman Lazar Wolf, the butcher
Aaron Young The Constable
Alex Mousazadeh Mordcha, the innkeeper
Julian Malater The Rabbi
Adam Schiff Mendel, the Rabbi's son
Ava Hoffman Shaindel, Motel's mother
Rebecca Hirschhorn Fyedka, a Russian
Aaron Young Sasha, his friend
Lucia Geng Grandma Tzeitel, Golde's late grandmother
Rayna Cooke Fruma-Sarah, Lazar Wolf's late wife
Ethan Elgadeh Shlomo, a yeshiva boy
Kevin Wang Moishe, a yeshiva boy
Elana Xu The Fiddler
Jamie Fleshel, Kate Smolens Russian Soldiers / Stage Crew
Tyler "T-Rex" Hakimian Stage Crew

THE MUSICIANS
Sara Chitsaz Flute
William Huang Trumpet
Hani Kang Bass
Ethan Ng Keyboard
Freddy Sion Clarinet
Omeed Tartak Euphonium
Elana Xu Violin
Elaine Zhang Piano
Matt Fisher Percussion

 

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