Fiddler on the Roof
March 14, 15, 16, 22 & 23 at 7 pm
March 17 at 2 pm
March 21 at 7 pm - Pay-What-You-Can Performance
In 1964, 'Fiddler on the Roof' claimed nine Tony Awards, a creation of Broadway legends Jerome Robbins and Harold Prince, songwriters Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, and bookwriter Joseph Stein. This universally adored musical, set in the village of Anatevka, revolves around Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters, navigating a world of shifting norms and rising anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and cultural detail, the show's universal theme of tradition transcends boundaries, evoking laughter and tears in audiences. With its iconic songs and choreography, it masterfully balances humor and heart.
In a poignant parallel to current socio-political events in Ukraine, 'Fiddler on the Roof' explores the resilience of a community facing external pressures and upheaval, echoing the challenges of today's Ukraine. Tevye's story resonates with contemporary audiences, highlighting the struggle to preserve cultural heritage and values amidst political turmoil. 'Fiddler on the Roof' remains a relevant narrative, reminding us of the enduring importance of cultural preservation in the face of societal transformations and external influences.