Set in Russia in 1905, the story centers on the father of 5 daughters and his attempts to maintain his family and religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. He must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his daughters as each one's choice of husband moves further away from the customs of his faith and with the edict of the Czar that evicts the Jews from their village.
Among the main characters, the large cast includes Gene Murrell as Tevye; Evelyn Watkins as Golde; Emily Ericson, Tzeitel; Christianna Mills; Hodel; Amanda Watson, Chava; Rainey Turner as Sphrintze and Ashley Park as Bielke. E.A. Keeble plays Yente, the Matchmaker, Kirk Corley is Motel the Tailor and Jackson Henson is the student Perchik. For more information, call 471-1534 or see www.joejeffersonplayers.com.