The Theatre Company of Saugus presented Fiddler on the Roof, in association with the Foundation Committee of the Saugus Public Library. The popular musical is based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, with book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The director of this production was Leo Nickole, with choreography by Kai Chao, and musical direction by Cassandra Marsh. The producer was Hank Zappala, production manager was Al Ragone, stage manager was Stacey Wilson, and Maria Elena Gouviea was production coordinator.
Performances were on April 21, 22, 23, 28, & 29, 2006. The location was Belmonte Middle School on Dow Street in Saugus.
Musical numbers include: “Tradition”, “Matchmaker, Matchmaker”, “If I Were a Rich Man”, “Sabbath Prayer”, “To Life”, “Miracles of Miracles”, “The Dream”, “Sunrise Sunset”, “Bottle Dance”, “Wedding Dance”, “Now I Have Everything”, “Do You Love Me?”, “I Just Heard”, “Far From the Home I Love”, “Chavaleh”, “Anatevka”, “Epilogue”.
The cast for Fiddler on the Roof was as follows: Tevye, the dairyman .. Brian Dion. Golde, Tevye’s wife .. Nancy Lemoine. Their daughters: Tzeitel .. Carolina Lanney, Hodel .. Priscilla Swain, Chava .. Jacqui DiGenio, Shprintze .. Amanda Allen, Bielke .. Alexis Fafard. Motel Kamzoil, the tailor .. Bobby Imperato. Perchik, the student .. Stephen Vieira. Fyedka, a young man .. Joseph Doherty. Lazar Wolf, the butcher .. Scott Forrest. Yente, a matchmaker .. Rosemary DeGregorio. Rabbi .. Larry Segel. Mendel, Rabbi’s son .. James Wlodyka. Constable, a Russian .. Bernie Sacco. Mordcha, an innkeeper .. Fred Nuzzo. Nahum, a beggar .. Nicholas Beach. Shaindel, Motel’s mother .. Joanne Farfard. Grandma Tzeitel, Golde’s grandmother .. Renee Glowacki. Fruma-Sarah, Lazar Wolf’s first wife .. Ashlee Fafard.. Avrahm, a papa .. Karl Geller. Rivka, a mama .. Yvonne Goulart. Young Boys .. Nathan Goulart-Pasco, Mark Panetta. The Fiddler .. Kai Chao. Russian Orthodox Priest .. Brian Cipoletta. Villagers .. Matt Huffman, Elaine Lerman, William Waple, Joseph Guglielmo. Russians .. Howie Reith, Michael Sakovich.
Set Design .. K Chao, L Nickole, A Ragone, H Zappala. Lighting Design .. L Segel. Costumes .. N Lemoine, J DiGenio. Make-up and Wigs .. J DiGenio. Tickets and Box Office .. Monica Bruno. Refreshments .. Tish Dion. Publicity .. Jean Amorosi, L Segel. Lighting Board Operator .. Anthony DiGenio. Follow Spot Operator .. Brian Buchanan.