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Audition for 'Fiddler on the Roof'

by jmaloni
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 08:15 am

Starry Night Theatre Inc. will hold auditions for "Fiddler on the Roof'" at the Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda. Auditions will be conducted from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 18 and 19.

"Fiddler on the Roof" is a musical that focuses on the life of Tevye and his family in the small village of Anatevka, Russia, in 1905. Based on Sholen Aleichem stories, the musical script is written by Joseph Stein, with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Musical highlights include: "Tradition," "Matchmaker," "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset."

"Fiddler" needs 12 men, nine women, two boys, two girls and an adult chorus needed. Candidates must prepare a song from the "Fiddler on the Roof" score.

Accompaniment provided. No appointment is needed. Show dates are Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.; Aug. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m.; and on Aug. 19 at 2 p.m.

Rehearsals will be conducted weekday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. "Fiddler on the Roof" will be directed by Debby Koszelak Swartz with music direction by Joann V. Mis.

Fiddler is the company's 41st annual summer musical.

For more information, visit www.starrynighttheatre.com.

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