Director: Marc de la Concha
Musical Director: Adrienne Sherman
Producer: Amy Clark
Performance Dates: July 14th -16th and 20th – 23rd
Performances will be outdoors on the Clifton Park Commons Stage
WHEN: Tuesday April 11th and Thursday April 13th (Sign in will be at 6:30pm, Auditions begin at 7:00pm)
WHERE: Village Plaza Shopping Center: 19 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park (2 doors down from Toys R Us)
Callbacks are scheduled for Saturday, April 15th from 11:00am-2:00pm
Please prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided. No a capella singing please.
Singing auditions will be followed by readings from the script and a dance combination.
Rehearsals are tentatively scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7:00pm-10:00pm and Sunday from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Other dates may be considered based on conflicts. Please come with a complete list of conflicts to auditions.
Attendance is Mandatory for all Tech Week rehearsals – July 9th-13th.
Below is a breakdown of the characters.
Please Note: The age ranges for each individual character should serve as a guideline and not a requirement. Adults and children are encouraged to audition
Tevye: The likeable, hard-working, pious dairyman who always tries to see the positive side of life. He is a proud patriarch and father of five daughters, closely raised according to the old scriptures. Age:45 to 60.
Golde: Tevye’s strong-willed wife who wishes for her daughters to have good husbands and live easier than she and Tevye. Age:40 to 50.
Tzeitel: Tevye’s eldest daughter, who is madly in love with Motel. She is loyal to her family but typically challenges the town’s traditions. Age:18 to 25.
Hodel: Tevye’s second eldest daughter, who becomes involved with Perchik. She eventually leaves Anatevka to join Perchik in Siberia. Age:18 to 23.
Chava: Tevye’s middle daughter who loves to read. Falls in love and runs off with Fydeka, a Russian soldier. Age:15 to 20.
Shprintze: Tevye’s fourth eldest daughter who takes lessons at home from Perchik. Age:9 to 13.
Bielke: Tevye’s youngest daughter. Takes lessons at home from Perchik. Age:8 to 12.
Yente: The meddling matchmaker. She is a widow and village busybody who knows all of the town gossip. Age:50 to 60.
Motel: A poor and meek tailor who shares a deep love with Tzeitel. Sensitive and nervous, but sincere and friendly. Age:18 to 25.
Perchik: The outspoken student and visitor to Anatevka, who constantly challenges the traditions of the town. He eventually falls in love with Hodel. Age:20 to 30.
Lazar Wolf: The feisty, brawny butcher and the town’s wealthiest citizen who wishes to marry Tzeitel. Age:40 to 50.
Avram: Runs the local bookshop and keeps the town advised of all the news in the area. Age:30 to 50.
Mordcha: The Innkeeper. Age:30 to 50.
Rabbi: Anatevka’s Jewish spiritual leader. Age:50 to 60.
Mendel: The Rabbi’s son. Age:18 to 23.
Yussel: A Hatter. Age:30 to 50.
Nachum: A Beggar. Age:30 to 50.
Shaindel: Motel’s Mother. Age:40 to 50.
Grandma Tzeitel: Golde’s deceased grandmother, who endorses the marriage between Tzeitel and Motel. Age:60 to 75.
Fruma-Sarah: Lazar Wolf’s deceased first wife. She becomes enraged when her husband plans to wed Tzeitel. Age:35 to 45.
Constable: Russian military official stationed near Anatevka who knows the villagers well, however he has superficial relationships with the villagers. Age:35 to 45.
Fyedka: A strong, young Russian soldier who sees past his military obligations and falls in love with Chava. He challenges Tevye’s imposed silence. Age:20 to 25.
Sasha: Fyedka’s friend. Age:20 to 25.
The Fiddler: A symbol of tradition and balance in a changing world.
Ensemble: Additional Villagers, Bottle Dancers, Russian Soldiers, etc.