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"Fiddler on the Roof" Musical Casting Men And Women

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
ID: 260652Exp: 5/6/2024

Seeking cast for "Fiddler on the Roof" show. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. See the details below. About the project: PLOT: Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof‘s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy, and sadness. Additional info: Each audition slot will be for 10 minutes. Sing 16-32 bars of your choice, displaying your vocal range/talent for musical theatre. Be sure to review the Fiddler on the Roof Audition Sides (see attachment) prior to your audition. You will be expected to stay through the end of your hour for a group audition with the choreographer (10 min). For example, if you sign up for the 1:20-1:30pm slot, the choreography portion will occur from 1:50-2:00pm. Show dates: July 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 @ 8:00pm. If you are interested, please apply.

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12 roles

TEVYEMale35-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: Ab2 – F5. The likeable, hard-working, pious dairyman who always tries to see the positive side of life. He is a proud patriarch and father of five daughters, closely raised according to the old scriptures.

GOLDEFemale25-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: A3 – Eb5. Tevye’s strong-willed wife who wishes for her daughters to have good husbands and live easier than she and Tevye.

TZEITELFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: B3 – D5. Tevye’s eldest daughter, who is madly in love with Motel. She is loyal to her family but typically challenges the town’s traditions.

HODELFemale18-23 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: B3 – E5. Tevye’s second eldest daughter, who becomes involved with Perchik. She eventually leaves Anatevka to join Perchik in Siberia.

CHAVAFemale18-20 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: B3 – D5. Tevye’s middle daughter who loves to read. Falls in love and runs off with Fydeka, a Russian soldier.

MOTELMale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: E3 – F#4. The poor and meek tailor who shares a deep love with Tzeitel. Sensitive and nervous, but sincere and friendly.

PERCHIKMale20-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: B2 – E4. The outspoken student and visitor to Anatevka, who constantly challenges the traditions of the town. He eventually falls in love with Hodel.

FYEDKAMale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Speaking role. A strong, young Russian soldier who sees past his military obligations and falls in love with Chava. He challenges Tevye’s imposed silence.

LAZAR WOLFMale40-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: C3 – F#4. The feisty, brawny butcher and the town’s wealthiest citizen who wishes to marry Tzeitel.

YENTEFemale30-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Range: F3 – F5. The meddling matchmaker. She is a widow and village busybody who knows all of the town gossip.

CONSTABLEMale35-60 y.o.All ethnicities

Speaking role. Russian military official stationed near Anatevka who knows the villagers well, however he has superficial relationships with the villagers.

VillagersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Huge ensemble of Villagers that will make up all different kinds of families.