Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through 2/8
Due to popular demand, Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre's Fiddler on the Roof has been extended through February 8th, 2014. This unique theatre-in-the-round production has broken box office records and is a hit among critics and audience members alike.
"We are so humbled by the success of our show," said director and choreographer Kyle C. Greene. "With the intimate staging of our production, audiences are able to sit in the middle of Anatevka, observing the action from the same view as the actors. We've heard great feedback about how clear the story feels, and how connected the audience is to each character. The audience response has been truly overwhelming."
Remaining performances are Friday, January 24th at 7:30; Saturday, January 25th at 2:00 and 7:30; Sunday, January 26th at 2:00; Thursday, January 30th at 7:30; Friday, January 31st at 7:30; Saturday, February 1st at 2:00 and 7:30; Sunday, February 2nd at 2:00; Friday, February 7th at 7:30; and Saturday, February 8th at 2:00 and 7:30.
Fiddler on the Roof is directed and choreographed by Kyle C. Greene, with musical direction by Heather Fallon. Marisa Peck serves as stage manager, assistant director and assistant choreographer. Lighting design is by Haley Miller, with sound design by JJ Corirossi. Costume design is by Richard "Mickey" Courtney and Rhea Courtney.
The cast of Fiddler on the Roof includes Cara Shearer (The Fiddler), Tony Blosser (Tevye), Marie Gouba (Golde), Ashlee Renee (Tzeitel), Caroline Noonan (Hodel), Harley Barton (Chava), Caitlyn Freeman (Sprintze), Talia Novack (Bielke), Ginger Muth (Yente), Manny Quijada (Motel), Jared West (Perchik), Ted Frumpkin (Lazar Wolf), Dan Ashlock (Mordcha), Rich Weschrob (Rabbi), Mark Honaker (Avram), Erika Hanson (Yussel), Laurie Dickman (Shaindel), Lauren Berkley (Grandma Tzeitel/Villager), Carolyn Paski (Fruma-Sarah/Villager), Jerry Whiting (Constable), Andy Albrecht (Fyedka/Bottle Dancer) and Zach Pepe (Vladamir/Bottle Dancer). Rounding out the ensemble is Megan Davis, Marissa Rodgers, Genesis Cuen, Quinlyn Ashlock, Zachary Astrowsky, Claire Goux, Lia Hunyady, Ally Koppel, Ross Nemeth, Jared Lara, Emily Pawluck, Allie Rose, Meryl Rose, Dani Torel and Matthew Villareal.
On Friday and Saturday, February 7th and 8th, a Desert Stages favorite, Jeremy Yampolsky, and Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre dancer, Gabby Cunningham, will join the cast. On Saturday, February 9th, Claire Goux will perform the role of Grandma Tzeitel.
Tickets are available at www.DesertStages.org, by phone at 480.483.1664 or at the theatre box office, located at 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, on the north side of Scottsdale Fashion Square, next to the former Coco's restaurant. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for seniors and students.
Photo credit: Kyle C. Greene