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Fiddler on the Roof

Cast members of Wright State’s Fiddler on the Roof (L to R): Megan Valle as Golde, Joshua Beasley as Tevye, Kayli Modell as Tzeitel, Danielle Bessler as Hodel, and Emma Buchanan as Chava. Photo: Stuart McDowell.
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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer It’s the first run-through for Act I, only three weeks from opening, and members of the production team can’t help breaking up with laughter at the homespun quips that volley in front of them. “From such children come other children,” Yente the matchmaker

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  By Michele Alperin, JNS.org Worldwide performances of Fiddler on the Roof attest to its cultural power, as it evokes the yearning for tradition in a changing world. What is behind its staying power? According to Alisa Solomon, author of the new book, Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of

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Following the run of Human Race’s Fiddler on the Roof, audience can join in for first-of-kind concert version  By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Kevin Moore contacted Music Theatre International with his special request, he was told, “No one’s ever asked us this before.” Moore, producing artistic director

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Local connections with Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick will come full circle this month when the Dayton Playhouse presents his most famous musical, Fiddler on the Roof, May 4-20. Playing the role of Tevye will be The Dayton Jewish Observer’s Marshall Weiss, who brought Harnick to Dayton last May as part

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Fiddler national tour, February 2011 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer John Preece as Tevye On Sept. 22, 1964, an improbable musical about Jewish peasants in pre-revolutionary Russia opened at New York’s Imperial Theatre. Almost 50 years since that opening, Fiddler on the Roof remains one of the most

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