Music Theatre

Fiddler on the Roof sneak peek [Melbourne 2016]

Producer Tim Lawson treated Melbourne media to a look at his new production of Fiddler on the Roof.

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The Princess Theatre, Melbourne is ready for opening night of the new Australian tour of Fiddler on the Roof.

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The items were introduced by director Roger Hodgman (below)

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Anthony Warlow (below) stars as lovable dairyman Tevye.
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The company performed opening number “Tradition.”

The Papas..

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The Mamas..  Sigrid Thornton (centre) plays Tevye’s humble wife Golde.

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The Sons..  Lior (far right) plays Motel the tailor

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The Daughters.. Teagan Wouters  (centre) is Tevye’s eldest daughter Tzeitel, with Monica Swayne (Hodel) and Jessica Vickers (Chava)

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Andrew Kroenert (Avram) and Nicki Wendt as Yente the Matchmaker

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Mark Mitchell as the butcher Lazar Wolf and Jared Bryan (Nachum)

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Anthony Pepe (Mendel) and Derek Taylor as the Rabbi

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“It was a horse! It was a mule!” (Mark Doggett, Glen Hogstrom)

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Further featured players include Blake Bowden (Perchik), Jensen Overend (Fyedka), David Whitney (Constable), Annie Stanford (Grandma Tzeitel) and Sara Grenfell (Fruma-Sarah).

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Rounding out the adult cast for Fiddler on the Roof are Prue Bell, Zoe Coppinger, Zack Anthony Curran Matt Douglass, Brett Fisher, David Hammond, Jennifer Peers, Madeline Perrone, Matthew Predny, Sara Reed and Darren Tyler.

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Warlow thrilled with classic Broadway standard “If I Were A Rich Man,” one of the best known I wish songs in all of music theatre.

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Fiddler on the Roof officially opens tonight at Princess Theatre, Melbourne. It plays in Sydney from 24 March 2016.

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Photos: Simon Parris

Categories: Music Theatre, Sneak Peek

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