The Bethel College theatre department presents its annual spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof, book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, March 22, 23* & 24 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee March 24 at 1 p.m. Performances will take place in the Everest-Rohrer Auditorium on Bethel’s campus. *This performance interpreted for the d/Deaf community.
Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has been touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty.
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.
Tickets are on sale now for $18 adults, $15 students and seniors, and $10 for children 10 and under. Purchase tickets online at BethelCollege.edu/Tickets or call 574.807.7080, Mon.-Fri., 1-5 p.m.
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