Covenant Theatre will present Fiddler on the Roof at Chapel Rock Christian Church February 15-17, 2018, at 7pm. Over 80 students and 50 parent volunteers have joined together to create costuming, sets, staging, hair/makeup, technical production, and bring the characters to life in this musical based on the characters in Sholem Aleichem's book, "Tevye the Dairyman".
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students (preschool through college). Children 2 and under are free.
Online sales end at 4pm on the day of performance. Tickets are also available at the door. **Reserved seating only.
From Music Theatre International's website:
Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof is the brainchild of Broadway legends, Jerome Robbins and Harold Prince; songwriters, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; and bookwriter, Joseph Stein. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is a staple of the musical theatre canon.
Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof's universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
The show features a star turn in Tevye, among the most memorable roles in musical theatre. With iconic and beloved songs such as "Sunrise, Sunset," "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," Fiddler on the Roof is the perfect mix of audience-pleasing humor and heart.
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