Performances of Fiddler on the Roof will be held at McKinney North High School, 2550 Wilmeth Road, McKinney, TX 75071.
Fiddler on the Roof has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion.
In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor milkman is trying to keep his family’s traditions in place. But times are changing, and when Tevye’s daughters want to make their own matches, he must choose between his own daughters’ happiness and his beloved traditions.Yet it is Tevye’s love of family, pride and faith that help him face the dangerous forces in Anatevka which threaten to destroy the life he and his fellow villagers are trying to preserve.
The original Broadway production won nine Tony Awards, and the acclaimed film version won three Academy Awards. With music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Hamrick, and book by Joseph Stein, Fiddler on the Roof is a heartwarming story filled with familiar songs, including If I Were a Rich Man, Sunrise, Sunset, Tradition, and Matchmaker, Matchmaker.