Fiddler On The Roof Play Analysis

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As the curtains open, a dim light casts an orange hue on the Church Mckee stage. It’s opening night and Kevin Shreve (playing the main character Tevye) takes the stage.
Fiddler On the Roof is a musical set in Russia during the turn of the century. The play revolves around Jewish tradition and a man's desire to stay true to those traditions, with continuous influence from the outside world.
Before Fiddler on the Roof, the Potomac State College Theatre Department had another play in mind: high school musical. After running into problems casting male actors, they decided to go in another direction, the broadway classic, Fiddler on the Roof. Apparently, not much trouble was found in casting the second time around, considering the surprising amount of people on stage.
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A turnout of over 75 tickets were bought within the hour they were being sold. Kenneth Powers, crewmember, gave a description of the feeling that the night gave him. “The show wasn't packed, but it was definitely enough to make some of us nervous”.
Nervousness did not seem to bother the performers however. Both acts kept the audience entertained and impressed. Serene vocals and talented acting resulted in a standing ovation and a successful opening night.
Sadly, all good things must come to an end. PSC will be putting on their final three performances this weekend. Show dates for “Fiddler on the Roof” are Friday and Saturday, March, 18-19, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 13 and 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the Church-McKee Arts

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