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Mustard Seed Theatre Presents Fiddler on the Roof

ST. LOUIS - Mustard Seed Theatre presents "Fiddler on the Roof" Oct. 30 - Nov. 22 at the Fontbonne University Black Box Theatre in the fine arts building at 6800 Wydown Blvd. in Clayton.

The production celebrates the lives of Tevye and his family as they navigate tradition, progress, love and hate. Presented in a new light, this well-loved musical is staged in an intimate setting, focused on the characters and the melodies of their relationships.

The cast for "Fiddler on the Roof" includes Jerry Russo, Lavonne Byers, Laura Sexauer, Ryan Cooper, Julie Venegoni, Paul Pagano, Natasha Toro, Dylan Duke, Elanor Mullin, Michael Brightman and Richard Lewis. The production is directed by Deanna Jent with musical direction by Joe Dreyer.

"Fiddler on the Roof" performances will take place Oct. 30 - Nov. 22, Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Fontbonne University Black Box Theatre in the Fine Arts Building at 6800 Wydown Blvd. in Clayton. Admission is $25 for general audiences and $20 for seniors and students. VIP tickets, which include priority seating, a Mustard Seed Theatre coffee mug, and one bakery item may be purchased for $35 each. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Mustard Seed box office at 314-719-8060 or visiting the Web site at

Learn more about theatre at Fontbonne.

Read Judith Newmark's review of "Fiddler on the Roof" in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Simplified 'Fiddler' sprouts at Mustard Seed.

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