Jay Brazeau
Jay Brazeau
Rubicon Theatre Company has announced casting for its production of the Joseph Stein-Jerry Bock-Sheldon Harnick musical, Fiddler on the Roof, to play March 19-April 26, with an opening set for March 21. James O'Neil directs, with musical direction by Lloyd Cooper and original choreography reproduced by Lee Martino.

Based on Sholem Aleichem stories, the musical tells the story of Tevye, a Jewish milkman coping with day-to-day "shtetl" life, Jewish traditions and the women in his life in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

The cast includes George Ball (Lazar Wolf), Eileen Barnett (Golde), Robert Barry, Tom Beyer, Heidi Bjorndahl, Chad Borden (Motel), Jay Brazeau (Tevye), Joseph Fuqua, Helen Geller (Yente), Jessica Gordon, Rob Hancock, Leslie Henstock (Hodel), Amy Hillner (Tzeitel), Josh Jenkins (Fyedka), Jeff Johnston, Larry Lederman, Chad Michael, Lauren Patten (Chava), Steve Perren, Betsy Randle, Oskar Rodriguez, and Jamie Thompson. It also features artistic director Nuvi Mehta as The Fiddler.

The production will feature scenic design by Thomas Giamario, lighting design by Ward Carlisle, costume design by Shon Le Blanc, and sound design by Jonathan Burke.

For more information, visit www.rubicontheatre.org.