Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof




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Peter Quince Performing Company, Ltd.
Through special arrangement with
Music Theatre International
Presents

Fiddler on the Roof

music by Jerry Bock
lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
book by Joseph Stein
based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl

Dates n/a
Show location n/a


Producer's Note from the program
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
"Fiddler" marks my third and last year as producer for Peter Quince. During that time I've seen our members take the company from a boisterous "Molly Brown" to a delicate piece of art called "Fiddler on the roof"

Tonight my dream has come true. Peter Quince is established to do first-rate musical theatre in a professional manner. To many, Peter Quince is more than just good theatre. To me especially it has been much more. To much to try to explain here; it has been many people, sharing my dreams, and making sacrifices to make them come true.

Tonight I thank them all, from the very first member to our newest recruit. They believed in me and my ideas, and now, as I leave Peter Quince, I have a chance to repay them by believing in the future of Peter Quince.

From its very beginning Peter Quince was made possible through the support and acceptance of this community. Before I leave Peter Quince, I would like to thank you all for helping make my dream come true by coming to our production. And as I join you on the outside, I urge you to join me in supporting Peter Quince as it continues to grow into one of our community's proudest assets.

Thank you
Reed Humphrey


Director's Note from the program
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Tonight, Peter Quince marks its third season, an excellent time to pause and review the Company's progress. From a fledgling theatre group has emerges an established company capable of presenting you with quality entertainment. For this we must thank the entire community for its support and encouragement. But it would be impossible to thank anyone had there been no dreamer to spark the idea. Therefore, we take this opportunity to recognize of resident dreamer, Reed Humphrey.

Discouraged by the lack of student musical theatre in the area, Reed set out armed only with the dream of a self-supporting student theatre. He faced numerous obstacles: the recent failure of a somewhat similar group; the arrival of scripts a mere three weeks before opening night; and, of course, funds. That he succeeded is a fact; how he did so is amazing. Reed acted as both producer and director, in addition to holding full-time employment; he loaned the Company needed funds; he seemed to be an entire business staff roled into one person. He was, in short, everywhere at once, eighteen hours a day. The next two years were easier, but you couldn't tell by watching Reed. His pace never slackened; instead, he serves as producer and even took time out to act in a lead role.

The sum total of his striving, dedicated service was appropriately phrased by Reed, "...willingness to seek responsibility for what seems to be an impossible venture is the contagious spirit of Peter Quince and the real magic of the theatre." This is the singular magic Reed Humphrey has, by his life, infused into ours.

For all of this, words can only incompletely express our deep gratitude. I am sure I speak for the entire Company, past and present, when I say,

"Reed, by giving of yourself so completely, you have enriched our lives more than you can know. Success and happiness in the future; you will never be forgotten.

Shalom!
Jim Ihde


Cast
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Principals
Tevye, a dairymanEric Severson
Golde, his wifeEmily Mueller
His Daughters:
  TzeitelCindy Whitcomb
  HodelCarol Driscoll
  ChavaSharon Kuchenbecker
  ShprintzeJill Sigman
  BielkeLori Bugenhagen
Yente, the matchmakerMary Pick
Motel, the tailorJames Wrolstad
Perchik, a studentMike Keith
FyedkaJerry Kronberg
Lazar, the butcherJohn Leslie
Grandma TzeitelChris Smith
Fruma-SarahKathy Newlin
MendelLee Garrow
Avram, a booksellerSteve Hoge
Sasha, a RussianJohn Hoyer
Mordcha, the innkeeperVictor Schwartz
ConstableFred Sharpe
Shandel, Motels MotherPeg Phillips
RabbiKurt Jaehnig
Nachum, the beggarEfrem Muchin
FiddlerRich Nagel

Chorus
Jean Weber
Cindy Seidl
Sue Haese
Lori Ihde
Mary Bachnik
Cori Christman
Dean Peterson
Dave Cummings
Jim Willett
John Severson
John Grossheusch



Pit
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Candyce Faye RuppeltConductor
Sue DavisAssistant Conductor
Rick NagelViolin
Chris HansenViolin
Kristel MorrisViolin
Linda RasmussenViolin
Trudy ReillyViolin
Jean TrainorViolin
Jana Lee NelsonBass
Mike SigmanBass
Sue KraskaBassoon
Carol ThomleyCello
Ed WillettCello
Carol ReichertFrench Horn
Diana CareyClarinet
Randy GoekeClarinet
Judy SchaafClarinet
Lynn AhlswedeHarp
Kris PfeifferObe
Sue DavisPiccolo
Kevin MurrayPiano
Sue ShrankFlute
Sue DavisFlute
Kevin KochPercussion
Steve KielPercussion
Peter DavisTrumpet
Paul JohnsonTrumpet
Lori BenishekViola
Judy NagelViola
Mike BenishekViola



Crew
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Programs StaffWendy Arnold
Ann Coleman
Marilyn Bloom
Debby Jaeger
Jana Richberg (cover)
PhotographersMark Anderson
Leon Halstrom
Rory McBeath
John Severson
Linda Heiden
HouseRick Panosh
LightingBruce Humphrey
Paul Anderson
Mark Hoffman
Social RelationsTom Skatrud
John Allen
Fred Sharpe
Rory McBeath
Reed Humphrey
Stage CrewJohn Allen
Marilyn Bloom
Mark Aumann
Sue Denk
Donna Stanzel
John Pfeifer
John Mueller
Merideth Waak
Jennie Luisier
Chris Portzen
Set ConstructionBruce Humphrey
Dede Larson
John Pfeifer
Jana Richburg
Ann Coleman
Paul Anderson
John Mueller
Bob Luchsinger
John Hoyer
PropsJennifer Luisier
Ann Coleman
Jana Richburg
Rory McBeath
BillboardAnn Coleman
Sue Kraska
Laurie Hirrsig
Wendy Arnold
Office StaffMark Aumann
Mark Rugowski
Ann Coleman
Jana Richburg
Chris Portzen
Sue Denk
Sue Kraska
John Hoyer
Mary Pick
Peg Phillips
Lee Garrow
Leah Graff
AdvertisingFred Sharpe
Debbie Klingbiel
Debby Jaeger
Jill Sigman
Wendy Arnold
PostersMark Hoffman
Sue Haese
Donna Stanzel
Bonnie Nichols
Barb Blandin
Debby Klingbiel
Ann Coleman
Chris Portzen
Steve Hoge
Jerry Kronberg
CostumesLynn Hoge
Jana Richberg
UshersMerry Bauch
Barb Blandin
Cathie Cummings
Judy Haese
Debbie Klingbiel
Jean Ploger
Lori Reed
Anne Schultz
Mary Jo Schultz
Joan Uetzmann
Jean Uetzmann
Trissy Willman
Joan Bouril
Sue Denk
Rose Hildebrand
Marianne Kaderabek
Sharon Mrotek



Board of Directors
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Producer/Chairman of the Board: Reed Humphrey
Vice-President/Business Manager: Fred Sharpe
Secretary-Treasurer: Lynn Hoge
Public Relations: Jim Panosh


Directing Staff
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
General Director: Jim Ihde
     Assistant: Brian Arndorfer
Choral Director: Kevin Murray
Orchestra Director: Candi Ruppelt
Choreography Director: Christine L. Cummings
Technical Director: Rory McBeath
     Assistant: Tom Skatrud


Production Council
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Stage Manager: Ron Breitwisch
Stage Electrician: Ron Breitwisch
Lighting: Mark Anderson
Light Board: Bruce Humprey
Set Construction: John Allen, and Mark Rugowski
Costumes: Wendy Arnold
Props: Marilyn Bloom and Mark Aumann
House Manager: Richard Quick
Radio Advertising: Joe Jagodensky and Eric Severson
Newspaper Advertising: Paulette Quick
Billboard: Sue Denk and Jana Richburg
Makeup: Linda Heiden
Programs: Linda Heiden
Posters: Leah Graff and Jana Richburg
Photographer: Mark Anderson
Office Manager: Marilyn Bloom
Advertising: Lynn Hoge
Head Usher: Sally Johnson


Musical Numbers
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
"Tradition"The Villagers
"Matchmaker"Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava
"If I Were A Rich Man"Tevye
"Sabbath Prayer"Tevye, Golde, The Villagers
"To Life"Tevye, Lazar, Sasha and the Patrons
"Tevye's Monologue"Tevye
"Miracle Of Miracles"Motel
"The Dream"Tevye, Golde, Grandma Tzeitel, Fruma-Sarah, The Villagers
"Sunrise, Sunset"Tevye, Golde, The Villagers
"Now I Have Everything"Perchik
"Tevye's Rebuttal"Tevye
"Do You Love Me?"Tevye, Golde
"The Rumor"Yente, Avram, Mendel, Sue Haese, Jean Weber, Villagers
"Chava Sequence"Tevye
"Anatevka"Tevye, Golde, Yente, Avram, Lazar, Mendel



Pictures
Past Shows - 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
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