Sunday, May 31, 2020
‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Shows the Strength, Precariousness of Tradition
The somewhat henpecked R.L. Rowsey as Tevye concocts a nightmare to persuade his wife, played by Cherie Kessler, to accept the marriage of their daughter to a poor tailor.
Saturday, September 21, 2019


“Fiddler on the Roof” opens with a fiddler played by Lowie Watkins perched on a rooftop. And it ends with the fiddler playing the same plaintive familiar refrain.

The fiddler on the roof serves as a metaphor, demonstrating the strength of tradition.

The fiddler is often unbalanced, one breath away from falling. And so, too can traditional practices, culture and faith, points out the musical.

David Janeski, as Motel the tailor, draws the attention of the village women as he performs his work.

But--oy vey!--the musical has proven so popular that today's matinee and evening performances are sold out. So is Sunday's matinee.

R.L. Rowsey confronts God as his realizes that “Love—It’s the new style.”

Tevye’s daughters address the disappearing role of the matchmaker in society.

Tevye and Golde lead their expanding family in the Friday evening Shabat.

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