FIDDER ON THE ROOF - The Candlelight Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: May 26, 2014
Audition Location: Wilmington, DE

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The Candlelight Theatre will present Fiddler on the Roof from September 12th – November 2nd.
Auditions will be held Sunday and Monday, June 8th and 9th at The Candlelight Theatre, 2208 Millers Rd. Wilmington, DE 19810 and Wednesday, June 11th in Philadelphia at The Rock School, 1601 So. Broad St. 4th Floor. ,Director: Bob Kelly, Choreographer: Jody Anderson, Musical Director: Betsy Conner.
Sign-in at 6:30pm, auditions begin at 7:00. Possible call backs will take place on Wednesday, Jun2 11th and Thursday, June 12th at 6:30pm. Prepare 16-32 bars of music and be prepared to dance. Please come with Headshot/Resume stapled together.

Rehearsals begin July 12th. Rehearsal times include: Saturdays 11am – 4pm, Sundays 6:30 – 10:00pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6:30 – 10:00pm. Tech week begins Saturday September 6, rehearsal times vary.

Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons (doors open 6pm, show at 8pm). Additionally, there are two Wednesday matinees (October 15th and 29th doors open 11am, show at 1pm) and one Thursday evening (October 23rd doors open 6pm, show at 8pm). Visit for more information. No phone calls to the theatre, please.

The role of Golde is cast. All other roles are open

Character breakdown
Tevye: narrator, father of five daughters, an impoverished milkman.
Struggles to uphold the traditions of his people. Baritone low A 2 to F4
Golde: the role of Golde is cast
Tzeitel: Tevye’s eldest daughter, in love with Motel. Mezzo Low B 3 – E flat 5
Hodel: Tevye’s second daughter,in love with Perchik Mezzo/soprano B3 – D5
Chava: Tevye’s third daughter,in love with Fyedka, a Russian soldier, Mezzo B3 – C5
Shprintze: Tevye and Golde’s fourth daughter (age range: 7 – 11)
Bielke: Tevye and Golde’s youngest daughter (age range: 7 – 11)
Yente: The village’s matchmaker and busybody Alto F3 – E4
Motel Kamzoil: An impoverished tailor and secretly pledged to Tzeitel. Tenor E3 – F4
Shaindel: Motel’s mother
Perchik: A radical student from Kiev.
Lazar Wolf: A rich butcher, widower of Fruma-Sarah. Baritone C 3 – C 4
Mordcha: The innkeeper
The Rabbi:
Mendel: The Rabbi’s son
Avram: The bookseller
Nahum: The begger
Grandma Tzeitel: Golde’s late grandmother. Mezzo, character voice C4 – E flat 5
Fruma-Sarah: Lazar Wolf’s late wife Mezzo / soprano C4 – E flat 5
Yussel: The hatter
Constable: A local Russian official
Fyedka: A Russian soldier Tenor w/ solid sustained G 4
Sasha: Russian soldier.Fyedka’s friend
The Fiddler

Ensemble - will portray villagers, Russian soldiers and featured dancers.

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