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Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS)


Archbishop Carroll Theatre Society presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof was written by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics), and Joseph Stein (book).; The story centers on Tevye and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon the family’s lives. The story is set in Imperial Russia in 1905 and is based on Tevye and his Daughters (or Tevye the Dairyman) and other tales by Sholem Aleichem. Tevye must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his three older daughters, who wish to marry for love  each one’s choice of a husband moves further away from the customs of their Jewish faith and heritage  and with the edict of the Tsar that evicts the Jews from their village.

The original Broadway production of the show, which opened in 1964, had the first musical theatre run in history to surpass 3,000 performances. Fiddler held the record for the longest-running Broadway musical for almost 10 years until Grease surpassed its run. It remains the seventeenth longest-running show in Broadway history. Fiddler won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, score, book, direction and choreography.

Show Times and Ticket Information

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Thursday, April 11, 7:00pm
Friday, April 12, 7:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 7:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2:00pm.

Doors will open a half hour before the show.

Ticket packages are available online by clicking HERE 

  • packages of 4 tickets are $55
  • packages of 6 are $75
  • Tickets bought in packages can be used for any performance.

Single tickets are available at the door for $15. Ticket sales will begin an hour before the performance.
Tickets may also be purchased in the student affairs office in Rm. 219.

Seating is general admission.

About Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS)

Archbishop Carroll Theater Society (ACTS) is the largest activity on Carroll’s campus. Students will hone their craft under the direction of our experienced production staff. All of our production staff works either professionally in the Philadelphia Arts Community. Starting this year, ACTS will produce three productions in our season – a Fall musical, a Winter drama and a Spring musical. Musicians are encouraged to join the pit, while stage crew is always seeking those interested in sound, lighting, set design, construction, and prop management.

Choreographer: Joanne McBride ’05
Technical Director: Michael Ambler ’09
Costume Designer: Sarah Fickling
Scenic Designer: Meghan McNamara ’07