OCHS production sells out before opening night

By Jonathan Phung

The opening week of the Oak Creek High School Theatre Program’s production of Fiddler on the Roof has been a great success!  It lives up to the reputation created by the  students involved, having sold out completely even before opening night.  Fiddler on the Roof is based on Sholom Aleichem’s Tevye and his Daughters and is set in the Pale of Settlement in Imperial Russia around 1905.  It follows the story of Tevye, father of five daughters, who struggles with tradition and change, believing that tradition is what allows them to survive in his small village of Anatevka, but also is unwilling to forsake his children.  This musical is a classic that must be seen, even if not at Oak Creek.

Oak Creek High School photographer and senior Joey Endres captured the essence of the production throughout its stages in fantastic, soulful photos that nearly bring still images to life.

CAST LIST

Senior Joey Cummings as Tevye

Senior Claire Harwood as Gold

Senior Lucille Meyer as Tzeitel

Sophomore Mitchell Clark as Motel

Sophomore Sophie Schaubel as Hodel

Junior Sam Lownik as Perchik

Sophomore Eliana Lang as Chava

Senior Matthew Whitman as Fyedka

Freshman Caleb Endres as The Fiddler

Tony Ungerecht as The Constable

Sophomore Riley Conde as The Rabbi

Junior Shawn Runningen as The Rabbi’s Son (Moishe)

Sophomore Jack Scharff as Mendel

Sophomore Rowan Mlot as Shaindel

Junior Erin Chin as Fruma Sarah

Junior Jonathan James as Lazar Wolf

Senior Monica Kuhn as Yente

Sophomore Megan Braun as Shprintze

Sophomore Emily Odenkirk as Bielke

Freshman Savannah Van Vlaenderen as Grandma Tzeitel

Ensemble

Sophomore Tyler Jossart as Avram

Sophomore Isabella Holterman as The Innkeeper

Freshman Megan Deptula as Nachum

Sophomore Natalie Fields as Russian Soloist

Villagers and Russians

Sophomore Soukeyna Dale

Senior Diane Gengler

Freshman Bethy Havas

Junior Autumn Kanter

Freshman Anna Larch

Freshman Norah McDaniel

Senior Tourne Massalongo

Freshman Kristin Miner

Freshman Samantha Peterson

Sophomore Lexie Riefel

Freshman Minwoo Ruehle

Sophomore Taylor Rodriguez

Sophomore Ashley Uelmen

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