SETTING: Anatevka- A small village in Russia. 1905 Eve of the Russian revolutionary Period
SCENE LOCATIONS SONG
OVERTURE Fiddler appears at Roof top behind black scrim
PROLOGUE Start at Dairy Place – take to bridge. Players appear from different spots Tradition
On towers, Inn, Home, etc.
After Prologue- Inn off/House remains/center structure below “roof” remains
Scene 1 SR Tevye’s Interior- add table and chairs Matchmaker
Girls go out the door and come out side- string the clothing line over to Inn
Play scene with laundry
Scene 2 Moves from 1. Dairy Place to 2. Bridge to 3 to front of Inn. If I were a Rich Man
4. home exterior and then 5. interior
Scene 3 SR Tevye;s Interior with table a chairs still set from scene 1 Sabbath Prayer
Scene 4 House move off/detach clothes lines. Roll on SL Inn and furniture To Life
Scene 5 Inn rolls off / Scene plays Downstage (Tevye and Fiddler dance)
Scene 6 In front of SR Tower (OLD)-open space downstage.
Moments with Hodel and Perchick play SL Tower (NEW) Miracle of Miracle
Motel uses the Tailor Shop and SL
Scene 7 House rolls on. Add Bed, Chair and table
Dream with Up Stage Left of STAR Structure The Dream
And open space LEFT
Scene 8 House rolls off. Downstage/Bridge/Tailor Shop
Scene 9 Center structure rolls off to reveal the entire STAR STRUCTURE Sunrise, Sunset
Wedding Candles are set
Scene 10 Remove Candles/ Dance takes place on Star structure. Guest have stools,
Chairs and benches for party. Very random seating.
Private moment on Tower structures while party still plays center.
END of ACT I. As Party guests leave- House rolls in and Tevye walks into his house.
Girls are cleaning up. Fiddler back to roof top- as center structure rolls back in.
Up Left Star Structure is used as the main exit.
II PROLOGUE Scrim is drawn. Tevye speaks from SR Dairy place and Tower.
Motel and Tzeital are scene SL at Tailor shop and SL Tower.
Scene 1 Scrim lit to see home still rolled out. Scrim is drawn as scene begins.
Interior has kitchen/ Exterior has clothing line and crates and such for levels Now I have Everything
Scene 2 Use Tower to Tower- all of the steps/ landings/balconies to have the people. The Rumor
Scene 3 Train Station. Walk through Bottom Center of STAR Far from the Home I Love
Play scene UC, C , and DC.
Lights need to be one long rectangle to cover only that space.
Scene 4 Downstage. Moves toward SL
Scene 5 Tailor Shop and SL Tower
Scene 6 Bridge/Street. Chorus Upstage with STAR Little Bird
Scene 7 SR TOWER/ Center all clear for full company circles. STAR is at FULL Anatevka
Exits are primarily through the STAR openings.
Fiddler Closes the scrim for the end- watch them exit with scrim lit/then dark.
CURTAIN CALL- Fiddler re-opens scrim