WMU News

'Fiddler on the Roof' at Miller through Sunday

April 2, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- One of the world's most beloved musicals, "Fiddler on the Roof," comes to Miller Auditorium with five evening and three matinee performances through Sunday, April 7.

Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday trought Thursday, April 2-4, and at 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, 8 p.m. Curtain times for matinee shows are Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets range from $50 to $20 and are available through the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at 269 387-2300, toll-free 800 228-9858, or on the Web <www.millerauditorium.com>.

"Fiddler on the Roof," based on Sholom Aleichem's Tevye's Daughters, is back on tour with a celebrated new production starring the quintessential Tevye, Theodore Bikel, as the humble milkman who struggles to preserve his family traditions in the face of a changing world.

Bikel has played the role of Tevye more than 1,600 times in his career. Now in its 36th year, "Fiddler on the Roof" has captured the hearts of all audiences since its Broadway opening on Sept. 22, 1964, and will continue to capture hearts with its Tony Award winning score that includes the classic "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset."

Media contact: Krista Iles, 269 387-2298, krista.iles@wmich.edu

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