By Kathy Carpenter
SDTheatrereviews. com associate and Youth reviewer
April 27, 2015 (Lemon Grove) - Celebrating 75 years, it's Diamond jubilee as a Parish, 1940 - 2015, St. John of the Cross will present "Fiddler on the Roof", the 20th play as a Parrish.The play opens at St. John of the Cross, in the Hall, at 8086 Broadway. April 24th, at 7pm, with a wine and cheese hour at 6pm for $10.00, in the courtyard. People who attend this event go in ten minutes before everyone else. The seating is open. The play is also on the 25th at 7pm, 26th at 2pm, May 1st at 7pm, May 2nd at 7pm, and May 3rd at 2pm.
Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, The story of Tevye, a milk man, his wife Golde, and his five daughters on a settlement in Imperial Russia, 1905. The story of the eldest must marry first, and so on down the line. Filled with wonderful songs such as; "If I were a Rich Man", and "Matchmaker, Matchmaker".
The original Broadway show in 1964 was the first musical show to surpass 3000 performances St. John's has but six so come out and support this Tony Award winning show while you have the chance.
The show is mainly youth, but all ages are involved. And all are welcome. If you or someone you know would like to be involved in the next show call the Parish office early January 2016 to find out when you can audition. It's a real sense of community, lots of fun, and a great experience.
Tickets are $15 purchased at the door.
For more information you can call the Parish office at 619.466.3209