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Based on Sholem Aleichem's stories
by special permission of Arnold Perl
Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Pirooz Aghssa, Musical Direction by Howard Cass

"One season following another, laden with happiness and tears." Tevye and Golde, Act I.

Poor dairyman Tevye, fighting to hold tight to the traditions of family and faith, must choose between the happiness of his daughters and the strength of his own beliefs. In the midst of the Russian Revolution Tevye must contend with these personal trials, as he and all the Jewish people of Anatevka are forced to abandon the home they love.

Fiddler on the Roof is a musical celebration of life, with all of its joys, sorrows, loves and losses. 

Winner of nine Tony awards including Best Musical, Fiddler on the Roof will be in the Quirk Theatre on October 18 at 9p.m., October, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 7pm, October 20 at 1pm and October 27 at 2pm. Recommended for ages 10+.