Fiddler on the Roof

[Fiddler on the Roof - Chorus]


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Fiddler on the Roof, based on the short story “Tevye and His Daughters” by Sholom Aleichem, was one of the first musicals to deal with serious issues such as persecution, poverty and the struggle to hold on to one's beliefs.Fiddler is an international phenomenon. Peoples of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds can relate to its universal theme.


Special Recognition

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Fiddler on the Roof


Director/Musical Director: Tom Pedas
Choreographer: Cindy Smith
Asst. Choreographer: Kristin Baldoni
Costumes: Terri Rodd
Production Manager: Pearl Shupp
Murray Rose and Stephen Solomon
Stage Manager: Mark Ricci
Set Design: Tony Smith
Props: Robin Johnstone
Piano: Fran Engleman
Percussion: Tony Capobianco
Synthesizer: John Brixie, Matthew Beams



Cranford Repertory Theater
President: Terri Rodd
Vice President: Cindy Smith
Treasurer: Robin Johnstone
Secretary: Angela DeChillo
Member: Mike Moskowics
Member: Ron Rodd
Member: Tony Smith
Member: Mary Ellen Spinosa
Member: Steve Spinosa
Auxillary Member: Kathy Bowman
Auxillary Member: Tony Capobianco
Auxillary Member: Christine Hahn

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Fiddler on the Roof
was sponsored by
Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim
338 Walnut Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016


Fiddler on the Roof
is presented through special arrangement with
Music Theatre International
545 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY

Behind the Scenes of Fiddler

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Sets: Tony Smith, Ron Rodd, Steve Spinosa
Costumes: Terri Rodd
Lighting: Richard Gris, Dave Krauter, Deborah Pearl
Photography: Tony Smith, Stephen Solomon
Playbill: Davida Ryan
Banner/Poster/T-Shirt design: Tony Smith, Mary Ellen Spinosa
Props: Robin Johnstone
Publicity: Don Dubow, Stephen Solomon, Angela DiChillo
Refreshments: Murray Rose
Sound: Joe Baldoni
Tickets: Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Tony's Cafe, Linda's Book Exchange,
Tickets: Cranford Pharmacy & Cindy Smith's Dance Studio
Make up: Tony Smith, Jr.
Playbill Printing: Precision Press of Garwood, NJ
Rehearsal Accompanists: Fran Engleman, John Brixie


Set Construction:Kevin Smith, Bobby Hahn, Donald Shapiro
Scenic Artists:Sue Albert, Angela DeChillo, Ellen Hess, Mary Ellen Spinosa
Seamstresses:Angela DeChillo, Robin Johnstone, Marilyn Kaback, Nancy Lubarsky, Molly Sperling


Alan Folkart for providing the posters
Chris Mazzarella for donating YARDS of material
Plays-In-The-Park for finding us a cart
Marc Fink and Tom Johnston for getting the cart to us
Ed Egan for the use of a truck.
Sandy Kazemi, Jerry Kamenand Joe Nierle of Westfield High School for generously loaning us costumes

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[Fiddler Program]


  • Page 1 — Fiddler on the Roof
  • Page 2 — Fiddler on the Roof —The Songs
  • Page 3 — Fiddler on the Roof— The Cast
  • Page 4 — Fiddler on the Roof — Behind the Scenes

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