Friday, March 24, 2006

Fiddler #2

I KNEW it could be better! No second night slump for us! Friday night's packed house helped inspire the players to new heights of greatness. I thought the orchestra and chorus were much more together on Tradition and The Dream tonight!! And Christopher had fun instead of being nervous.

The only minor glitch was Luke Helmer's line..."A stick of wood?" at the wrong time that set off consternation in what to say next...(Apparently the look Rebecca gave him was priceless--the look of that's-my-line-why-are-you-saying-it-now?) "So what's a tree?" "Or a hat?" That was not something the audience would have noticed, what if the nouns were a little mixed up. Just have to give him a hard time about that. He says that he'll get it tomorrow, though...we'll have to wait and see. One more performance--hopefully it won't be a let down.

Here's Jacob Johnson (Rabbi and line-coverer) with Luke Helmer:

And Tirzah as Tzeitel:

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