Fiddler on the Roof 2004 – Iowa State University Theatre

book by Joseph Stein based on Sholem Stories, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick


Tevye and his family fill their lives with Jewish traditions and faith even in Anatevka, Russia. As Tevye searches for appropriate husbands for his three eldest daughters, the Jewish people face persecution in their native Russia. Tevye begins to realize all the changes that he must face in the days to come.

April 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m.

Stephens Auditorium – Ames

The Cast

Avram – Joe Matson
Beggar/Yusell – Rusty Anderson
Bielke – Alyssa Bovinette
Chava – Nikki Scheel
Constable – Dustin Gentry
Fiddler – Adam McDonald
Fruma-Sarah – Katie Mozack
Fvedka/Understudy Tevye – Trevor Helmers
Golde – Sarah Chapman
Grandma Tzeitel – Melanie Allgood
Hodel – Sarah Thompson
Lazar Wolf – Tyler Brown
Mendel/Understudy Motel – Ted Brimeyer
Mordcha (Innkeeper) – Nicholas Anstey
Motel – Max Burnham
Perchik – Richard Fulkerson
Rabbi & Bottle Dancer – Matt Hobart
Russian – Matt Becker
Russian – Nate Carrol
Russian – Dmitriy Komm
Russian – David Cheney
Shaindel – Kate Johnson-Burroughs
Shprintze – Renee Bovinette
Tevye – Robert Patton
Tzeitel – Elizabeth Wonderlich
Villager – Erin Blasdel
Villager – Scott Mettille
Villager – Lindsay Smith
Villager – Carly Huhn
Villager – Ashley Lorenz
Villager – Brittany Wagoner
Villager – Elyse Flagg
Villager – Erin Schumann
Villager – Allison Hejlik
Villager – Melissa Day
Villager – Jessie West
Villager – Haley Cook
Villager – Ashley Miller
Villager – Emmeline Hallam
Villager and Bottle Dancer – Chris Simonson
Villager and Bottle Dancer/Understudy Russian – Andy Flattery
Villager/Understudy Fruma-Sarah – Robin Niehaus
Villager/Understudy Tzeitel – Jennifer Bond
Villager/Understudy Yente – Alison Dreeszen
Yente – Jennifer Phillips

Orchestra

Jody Banwart
Elise Benzing
Grant Blythe
Carla Bustos
Shara Chapman
Elizabeth Clark
Katie Emmert

Chris Feay
Kimberly Gage
Erin Gaherty
Steve Hovey
Brittney Ivie
Wilber Lio
Sarah Mounsdon
Beth Neuerburg
Clint Nieman
Emil Polashek

Alex Power
Rose Rumohr
Kenneth Ryerson
Chris Saito

James Sasek
Sara Shiley
Gretchen Theesfield
Brooke Wesphal
Chris Westra
Melanie Wilson
Lydia Yoder

Creative Team

Director – Terence Goodman
Conductor – Allison Gaines
Costume Designer – Annaliese Baker
Lighting Designer – Ray Steveson
Musical Director – Donald Simonson
Scenic Designer – Robert Sunderman
Spotlight Operator – Ryan McNair
Stage Manager – Kevin Geiken
Photography – Patrick Gouran

Publicity

Production photos by Patrick Gouran

Read about it in Inside Iowa State