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July 11, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 22

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1 · Northwest Arkanw. TIMES, Thun., July 11, 1974 FAVETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Tiddler On The Roof Set To Open Monday At Arts Center 'ISPRINGDALE -- W i t h the gky for a canopy and the trees serving as stage props, the Broadway musical, "Fiddler on the Rood" premiers Monday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks. The Center's annual musical production, set on an outdoor stage adjacent to the Wagon Wheel Theater at 216 Grove Avenue, will run July 15, 16, 18, 18, and 20. Each performance begins at 8 p.m. In the event of rain, the July 20 performance will double as "make-up" night. * M o n d a y ' s opening night performance will be highlighted b'y - a garden party reception honoring directors, cast and orchestra. Special guest that evening will be Dr. Sandra Perry of the Arts and Humanities Council for Arkansas, headquartered in Little Rock. ' Saturday's performance will offer a special ticket rate fo all students. . /."Fiddler," the fourth longest running Broadway show in history, has a large cast and o r c h e s t r a from throughout N o r t h w e s t Arkansas. T h e m u s i c a l contains several popular songs including "If I Were A Rich Man," "Mat- c h m a k e r , " a n d "Sunrise, Sunset." EXPENSIVE PRODUCTION Since the production is a very expensive one, Arts Center director Geneva Powers, is hoping for a sell-out of 400 seats Shirley Whittle of Springdale and Sue Williams of Fayetle- ville. Porter Stone of Fayetteville . has been cast as the constable. The roles of Fyedka, a young Russian, and his friend Saslia will be executed- by George New town of Lincoln and Reed Durbin of Fayetteville. Others in the cast include Steven Young, Zack Tackelt, David Gales, David Shaffer, Lisa Shaffer, Mary Simmons, Gerry Weatherford, Jo Anne Franco, Carlyn Whittle, Lorita Simmons. Chery V a u g h m, Teri'i Ditmore, Dee Gee Biggs, all of Springdale and Neil Breeden and Judy Compton of Fayetteville. In addition 27 area musicians will make up the orchestra. Same of the tales of the famed Jewish humorist, Sholom. s t -ars MOONLIGHT MADNESS FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY! 7 to 10 P.M. ONLY -7 to 8P.M. SPECIALS! Aleicbem, were into a musical incorporated in 1964 by librettist Joseph Stein, lyricist Sheldon Harnick, and composer Jerry Bock. The musical tells the story of Tevye, a Jewish milkman in the small Russian village of Anatevka in 1905. His story mirrors that of the entire Jewish community: able to maintain an humor despite unfailing good the breakdown of tradition through social change, and political repression. Parker Rushing of Fayetteville will direct the Arts Center production assisted by Geneva Powers, the musical director. Sue Williams will choreograph the musical. IN TIDDLER'CAST . . . Tevye's three older daughters who act as matchmakers are Jennifer Waodvitteoj FayetteviHe, LMsa Broum oj Rogers and Mary K. Melekian of Springdale. Junior Bazaar Tank Tops Miss Davis Will Represent Group Debbie Davis has been each night. ·'To effectively produce the musical, Center members expanded the stage and resurfaced the existing one with particle board. A step-down center front section was constructed downstage. A level side stage was erected to the right. Mrs. Powers explained that the extra stage area would better accommodate the 37-member 'oast and bring the solo and 'duet acting closer to the audience. - c '~ A new ramp leading np to the stage also was built. ' · A n expenditure of $600 was needed · to obtain performance rights, Mrs. Powers noted. The p r o d u c t i o n ' s director a n d choreographer salaries are another major expense. But a Igrant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Arts "and Humanities Council will nearly meet these salaries, she (aid. ' : "Not including her salary as Center director nor use of Center grounds, the basic cost outlay of "Fiddler" will total about $2,500. _MAKING PRAYER SHAWLS · Costuming is "rag-bag," Mrs. Powers said. The only real job is making the prayer shawls for each of the Jewish men in the play. Stage crew and cast members are scavenging for most props and building some themselves --such as Tevye's horse cart. Over 100 singers dancers, and a c t o r s from the region auditioned for "Fiddler." The following were selected for principal roles in the production, Harry Budd of Fayetteville ' will play Tevye, a Jewish milkman. Tevye's wife, Golde, will be played by Lynn Weatherford of Fayetteville. The roles of their daughters, Tzeite, Hodel, Chava, Shprintze, and Bielke will be taken by Lhisa Brown of Rogers, Jennifer Woodville 'qf Fayetteville, Mary Melekian, ;Cary Ann Johnson and Mian Dover, all of Springdale. . · Donna Dover, of Fayetteville, .will play the matchmaker, ·Yente. The role of Motel, the tailor, will be played by Jan Alelekian of Springdale. Cast as Shandle, Motel's mother, is Dottie Love of Fayetteville. - : MORE CASTING "-'Vernon McKimmey of Fayetteville mil play the role of Perchik, a radical student. Lazar Wolf, a butcher, will be played by Wayland Wilkerson of Fayetteville. Tom Jacoway of Springdale will have the part of innkeeper, Mordcha. Fayetteville's Clay Cooper will portray Mendel, the rabbi's son. The rabbi will be played by Mark Woodville of Fayetteville. The part of Avram, the bookseller, will be performed by Jim Morris of Springdale. Betsy Penix of Springdale will play grandma Tzeitel. The part of Fruma-Sarah will be shared by chosen to represent the Washington County Legal Secretaries Association at the 23rd annual convention · of the National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS) later this month in Houston, Texas. Miss Davis, local chapter president and second vice-president of the Arkansas Association of Legal.Secretaries, will serve as a panel member and membership workshop leader during the five day convention, July 21-25. Following the convention al which officers -will be elected and the .Legal Secretary of the Year chosen, Miss Davis will participate in a NALS group tour of Mexico City, Mexico. Sizes S-M-L Solids with Contrast Trim Regular $3 Skeleion is Identified .- MEXICO CITY (AP) - The United States Embassy says that the skeleton discovered 'last Sunday in a creekbed near Hermosillo,, Mexico, has been identified as the remains of kid- naped Vice Consul John S. Patterson. Ambassador Joseph J. Jova m a d e t h e announcement Wednesday night and extended his condolences to the widow and mother of the 31-year-old diplomat who disappeared from the U. S. consulate in Hernio- -sillo on March 22. Earlier, Mexican authorites said there was no doubt that the remains were Patterson's. Mexican authorities said Wednesday that the abduction was carried out by kidnapers from the United States seeking ransom, not by Mexican terrorists with political motivations. Bobby Joe Keesee, a 40-year- old California carpenter, is being held in San Diego on U. S. federal charges of planning «nd participating in the kidnap- ing. Keesee has pleaded innocent. DELICIOUS SIZZLERS While Quantities Last! On Group Girls Walk Shorts 20% OFF OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF FANS Window Fans, Portable Fans, Oscillating and Box Fans.. Boys Fringe Walk Shorts READY-TO-EAT SLICED HAM 57 Sizes 3 to 6x Slim Regular Regular $1.99 to $3.50 Good Selection 96 Sizes 6 to 12 Regular 3.49 8 to 9 P.M. SPECIALS! Ladies 2-Piece Pajamas 100% Antron Nylon SAVE! Furnace Filters Blue; Green and ¥«jlow Regular $6 Regular each 4 Pre-cooked and sliced, ready to serve or to heat and serve. Delicious for summer lunches, picnics or lunch-box sandwiches. Hara and Cheese Sandwiches ... 3 For 99$ · Net weight \ 1-LB.* Great Value! 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