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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begins Tomorrow at BDT

A musical theatre tradition is coming to Boulder for the holiday season. Winner of 9 Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof is a journey of love, loss, faith and family -- a celebration of life and all its challenges. From the rich orchestrations and beautiful score to the powerful production numbers and emotionally-charged story, this timeless show is one everyone should experience. Fiddler on the Roof opens at BDT Stage on November 14, 2014, and plays during the winter holiday season through February 28, 2015.

Set in the fictional small village of Anatevka, Russia, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill in them traditional values in the face of changing social customs and the growing anti- Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof's universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. Featuring a score by Jerry Bock (music), and Sheldon Harnick (lyrics), and a book by Joseph Stein, based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, by special permission of Arnold Perl, Fiddler on the Roof is one of the most beloved scores in musical theatre history, including the songs "Tradition," "If I Were A Rich Man," "Matchmaker," and "Sunrise, Sunset."

Featuring Wayne Kennedy as Tevye, Shellie Cox-Robie as Golde, Brett Ambler as Motel, Scott Beyette as Lazar Wolf, and Barb Reeves as Yente. Directed by BDT Stage Artistic Director Michael J. Duran.

Tickets for Fiddler on the Roof are on sale now. Prices start at just $38, and include both the performance and dinner served by the stars of the show. All tickets for opening weekend (November 14 - 16, 2014) are just $38. Group rate tickets and season subscriptions are available for all performances throughout the year. Call (303) 449-6000 or log on to www.bdtstage.com for reservations and/or additional details about the show.

BDT Stage is the new name for Boulder's Dinner Theatre. Only the name has changed - BDT Stage retains the same ownership, same quality productions and same great dining that audiences have enjoyed for years. BDT Stage presents four Broadway-quality musicals each season, and has been recognized locally and nationally for theatrical excellence. Boulder's Daily Camera praises BDT's "consistency in technical achievement, performance and overall production level as it sets a high standard for theatrical professionalism in the Boulder area." BDT Stage continues its 37th Season with the Broadway classic Fiddler on the Roof on November 14, 2014, Forever Plaid, opening March 6, 2015, and Mary Poppins, opening May 16, 2015. And don't forget BDT Stage's Cabaret Series -- Face returns to the stage December 1, 8 and 15 and The Jerseys perform on New Year's Eve, December 31 by special arrangement. Tickets to all performances are on sale now.


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