SPEECH AND THEATER CLASSES
Fiddler on the Roof
November 14 - 23, 2014
Performing Arts Center
DIRECTED BY: KEVIN LONG
Attempting to live a normal life filled with Jewish traditions in early twentieth century Russia, Tevye , a dairyman, is searching for appropriate husbands for his three eldest daughters - Tzeital, Hodel and Chava. In a break of tradition, his daughters refuse to accept the wishes of the matchmaker, Yente, and their father. Instead, the marry men that they love. Meanwhile, Russians are instigating terrible pogroms against the Jewish people in Russia. In the end, the Jews of Anatevka are forced to leave their homes and Tevye is determined to start a better life in a new land.
Fiddler's original Broadway production in 1964 was nominated for ten Tony Awards, winning nine, including Best Musical, score, and book, and Robbins won for best direction and choreography. Mostel and Karnilova won as best leading actor and actress. In 1972, the show won a special Tony on becoming the longest-running musical in Broadway history.
Harper Hawk Speech and Debate
Contact:Jeff Przybylo, Dir of Speech & Debate
Harper Theater Ensemble
Contact: Kevin Long, Dir of Theatre