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Fiddler On The Roof At Arts Center

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Gerald Melton
The Arts Center of Cannon County begins its 30th anniversary season with the internationally acclaimed Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. This Tony Award winning show features an exhilarating and poignant score including "Sunrise, Sunset," "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Matchmaker." The Arts Center’s production of Fiddler on the Roof opens March 19th and runs through April 3rd.

Scarlett Turney (Man of Constant Sorrow, Oklahoma, Annie, Children of Eden) will direct. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is under the Musical Direction of Robert Hiers with Choreography by Kathryn Turney.

A powerful celebration of the human spirit, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the tale of a family struggling to maintain their balance in a changing world. It is 1905, on the eve of the Russian Revolution, as Tevye, (Gerald Melton) a Jewish milkman, and his wife Golde (Connie Bryant) search for acceptable husbands for their three lively daughters.

While the daughters are determined to break with tradition and marry the men they love, Tevye must choose between their happiness and his beloved traditions that keep the outside world at bay. Meanwhile, the family begins to face larger forces as Jews are being persecuted in their homeland, threatening the very life Tevye strives to preserve.


The cast features Quintin Parnell as Perchik, Katherine Sandoval Taylor as Hodel, Rusty Perkins as Lazar Wolf, Tim Nance as Motel, Emily Roberts as Tzeitel, Chris Sullivan as Fyedka, MacKenzie Lewis as Chava and includes Gayle Tate, Joe Brown, Joe Bosnak, Karen Lewis, M.E. Willow, Emily Conley, Mackenzie Turney, Tylee Nistad, Ariel Chism, Leah Chism, Mason Doughtie, Erin Brown, Autumn Johnson, Michele Doughtie, Melanie Nistad, Allison Barnett, Lili Vaught, Susan Turney, Brad McCrary, Heather Willow, Kyle McCurry, Keifer Johnson, Mark Chism, and Joseph Brown.

The performance schedule for all shows is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 and may be purchased by calling the Arts Center box office at 615-563-(ARTS) 2787 or 1-800-235-9073. A $2 discount for students, seniors or groups over 10 is valid for all performances.

Tickets may also be purchased online at www.artscenterofcc.com. The Arts Center Cafe is now open before all performances, so be sure and call in advance for our discounted dinner/show packages.

Fiddler on the Roof is sponsored by Regions Bank, Arlene’s Clay Studio, and Emery’s Fine Art Gallery and is part of the 2010 Stagedoor Series sponsored in part by The Old Feed Store Antique Mall. The Arts Center is located on 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the town of Woodbury, approximately 20 minutes from Murfreesboro, Manchester, and McMinnville and one hour southeast of Nashville. Box office hours are 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Saturday.

If You Go:
What: Fiddler on the Roof
When: March 19, 20, 26, 27, April 2 & 3 at 7:30PM and March 21 & 28 at 2:00PM
Where: The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, and Woodbury, TN
Admission: $12 Adults, $10 Students & Seniors
Phone: (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073
Website: www.artscenterofcc.com

Cast Members
Gerald Melton – Tevye
Connie Bryant – Golde
Katherine Sandoval Taylor – Hodel
Emily Roberts – Tzeitel
MacKenzie Lewis – Chava
Tim Nance – Motel
Quintin Parnell – Perchik
Chris Sullivan – Fyedka
Rusty Perkins – Lazar Wolfe
Gayle Tate, Joe Brown, Joe Bosnak, Karen Lewis, M.E. Willow, Emily Conley, Mackenzie Turney, Tylee Nistad, Ariel Chism, Leah Chism, Mason Doughtie, Autumn Johnson, Michele Doughtie, Melanie Nistad, Allison Barnett, Lili Vaught, Susan Turney, Brad McCrary, Heather Willow, Kyle McCurry, Keifer Johnson, Mark Chism, and Joseph Brown.

Crew
Director –Scarlett Turney
Music Director – Robert Hiers
Choreographer – Kathryn Turney
Producer – Beth McCrary
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