Opening Night For NMS's 'Fiddler On The Roof, Jr'
Newtown Middle School's musical production of Fiddler on the Roof, Jr will take the stage this Friday through Sunday, April 1-3.
The musical's show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 pm; and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and children and available for purchase online at the school's website, newtown.nms.schooldesk.net. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Fiddler on the Roof, Jr, centers on the story of Tevye, a father of five daughters of marriageable age, and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family's lives.
Cast members for the production are Will Crebbin as Tevye, Julie Hess as Golde, Lindsay Dievert as Tzeitel, Jane Shearin as Hodel, Hannah Marcum as Chava, Natalie Barden as Shprintze, Quinlyn Kessler as Bielke, Payge Shaw as Yente, Ethan Parsons as Motel, Evan Wologodzew as Perchik, Charlie Roe as Lazar Wolf, Rodney Colon as Mordcha, Zachary Ziperstein as Rabbi, Chelsea Fowler as Mendel, Ally Majeau as Avram, Max Lucas as Constable, Ryan Ruddy as Fyedka, Trey Hazard as Sasha, Sawyer Findley as Yussel, Taegan Smith as Fiddler, Sawyer Findley as Priest, Kylie Giroux as First Man, Erica Palmieri as Second Man, Matt Vigneau as Another Man, Sammy Vertucci as First Woman, Olivia Braga as Second Woman, Caroline Malin as Third Woman, Becca Remson as First Russian Soldier, CJ Cash as Second Russian Soldier, and Jessica Andreotta as Shaindel.
Bottle Dancers are portrayed by Taegan Smith, Chelsea Fowler, Kylie Giroux, Charlotte Cartelli, Olivia Deschenes, and Annie Fowler.
Featured Dancers are Kylie Giroux, Anna Burns, Ashleigh Garrity, and Johanna Tartaglia.
Ensemble members are Jessica Andreotta, Olivia Buchler, Anna Burns, Anne Marie Carlson, Charlotte Cartelli, Catarina Darocha, Olivia Deschenes, Caitlin Farrell, Annie Fowler, Ashleigh Garrity, Jordan Gomes, Molly Layda, Ashley Reed, Eliza Roth, Susan Socci, and Johanna Tartaglia.
Student crew members are Stage Manager Emma Gotschlich, members Alyssa Bailey, Jordan Damico, Rebecca Filiato, Presley Hart, Lauren Haynes, Courtney Henchcliffe, Emilia Koziol, Anika Ledinaa, Bridget Nicholson, Mopsey Seaver, Emma Shanks, Assistant Stage Manager Mary Sortino, Ashleigh Thomas, Adam Trompetta, Assistant Stage Manager Alea Willis, and Alyssa Zajac.
The production crew for the show includes Director, Co-Producer, and Choreographer Lesli Allen, Technical Director and Co-Producer Andrew Tammero, Assistant Director and Choreographer Twyla Hafermann, Choreographer Cindy Carlson, House Manager Terri Greenfield, Stage Manager Emma Gotschlich, Assistant Stage Managers Mary Sortino and Alea Willis, and Assistant to the Director Bridget Nicholson.