Super Summer Theatre & Jade Productions, Inc.
13 performances between August 10 and August 28, 2011.
6415 S. Tenaya Way, Las Vegas NV 89147 Located in the “LOFTWORKS”
Rehearsals began June 27, 2011.
LeChaim! We celebrate. We love. We laugh joyously. We create family. We nurture. We cherish. We share. We believe. We ache. We grieve. We die. And yet, we all go on. LeChaim! A Hebrew word. Simply, it means “To Life!” This celebrational musical reaches out with universal appeal. “Rich in historical and ethnic detail, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. Its universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.” (Music Theatre International). Timeless songs are woven throughout this rich tapestry of characters. “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker”, “Tradition”, “Now I Have Everything”, “Sabbath Prayer”, the comical “Do You Love Me?”, and the hilarious “The Dream” are a handful of these gems.
Originally based on the short story “Tevye and His Daughters” by Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein.
Sabbath Prayer (July 1, 2011)
Tradition (Partial 1st Rehearsal)
TEVYE, the Dairyman—Byron Tidwell
THE FIDDLER—Brenna Folger
THE PRIEST—Alex Kolyszko*
GOLDE, Tevye’s wife—Jennifer deAnne King
TZEITEL, Tevye’s oldest daughter—Courtney Theriault
HODEL, Tevye’s 2nd daughter—Amanda Kraft
CHAVA, Tevye’s 3rd daughter—Mia Mekjian
SHPRINTZE, Tevye’s 4th daughter—Jessica Phillips
BIELKE, Tevye’s youngest daughter—Elliana Heller
SHAINDEL, a Mama—Cynthia Dobek
YENTE, the Matchmaker—Cass Van Gelder
RIFKE, a Mama—Amy Clevenger
MOTEL, The Tailor—Alex Cheney
PERCHIK, the Student—Brian Gressley
LAZAR WOLF, the Butcher—John Wennstrom
MORDCHA, the Innkeeper—Arup Chakraborty
MENDEL, the Rabbi’s son—Estevan Carrillo
AVRAHM, the Bookseller—Lamont Russell
NACHUM, the Beggar—Jay Heller
YUSSEL, a hatmaker—Edward Kolyszko
GRANMA TZEITEL—Jessica Phillips
FRUMAH SARAH—Vicky Best
DANCERS–Aaron Barry (also Fyedka), Matthew Phillips (also Sasha), Zak Dronek (also a Son), Rafael Aguilar (also a Son)
MAMAS—Rachale Marie Roach, Terra Feist, Dawn Merritt, April Allain
DAUGHTERS—Olivia Ruggiero, Isabella Rooks, Katarina Kaufmann, Emma Burns
SONS—Tommy Ward, Zak Dronek, Blake Heller, Joshua Smithline, Rafael Aguilar
* DENOTES CHARACTERS WHO WILL BE VILLAGERS AS NEEDED
PRODUCER: Super Summer Theatre & Jade Productions, Inc.
DIRECTOR: Joy Demain
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Pat Demain
CHOREOGRAPHER: Kristin Gressley