Nothing in theatre has any meaning before or after. Meaning is now. -Peter Brook Thank you all for your hard work on this show. You are inspiring and your love notes to each other make me smile. There are two magical things about theatre and both are about how much you yourself choose to put … More Note to “Fiddler”
Homestead High School is doing something different with our production of Fiddler on the Roof. The change came around in December when Kristen Houge, our music Director, and I sat down with the cast to talk about raising money for children refugees in the world. The cast had expressed how they wanted to use the musical … More The Children in “Fiddler”
The sorry state of the world gives us new reason to appreciate the depth of feeling so powerfully, so ingeniously embedded in “Fiddler on the Roof,” the much-loved and much-revived 1964 musical comedy that has returned to Homestead High School at a time when its story of the gradual disintegration of a family, and a community, … More “Fiddler on the Roof” Review
There’s a famous story about a conversation that the writing team had during the creation of Fiddler on the Roof. The director, the great Jerome Robbins, was not completely happy with how the show was evolving. He asked the writers, Joseph Stein, Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, a simple question: “What is this show about?” … More Why “Fiddler on the Roof”?
We open the world of Fiddler on the Roof in one month and rehearsals are going well. Check out this video from last nights rehearsal!
Contrary to popular belief I do not throw darts at show posters to pick my season, nor do I pick out of a hat. Traditionally I do send a desperate plea to Mac, our former theatre teacher and Mr. Bowers for ideas. Finally I talk to Wayne, and let me tell you, he is NOT … More How to Pick a Theatre Season…