Tevye Served Raw
Garnished with Jews

Fringe Festival

October 22 - 25

Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center

with Yelena Shmulenson, Allen Lewis Rickman the shtetl couple from the Coen brother's A SERIOUS MAN and Shane Baker the best-loved Episcopalian on the Yiddish stage today.

 

See the Tevye stories performed as the man who wrote them intended! Discover what's not in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - plus hilarious stories and sketches by the man they called "the Jewish Mark Twain".

The Tevye stories are most famous, of course, as the basis of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.  But the musical watered them down to make them more acceptable to the Broadway audience of its day.  TEVYE SERVED RAW goes back to Sholem Aleichem's original, and it shows you what they left out of FIDDLER.

TEVYE SERVED RAW gives you a real picture of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, as described by a man who was actually there -- the Greates (and funniest) Jewish Writer ever, Sholem Aleichem.  Featuring a cast of Broadway/Off-Broadway/movie/television/Yiddish theater veterans -- and Hackettstown favorites!

TEVYE SERVED RAW is performed in English and Yiddish-with-English-supertitles.  And unlike most of the actors appearing in recent higher-profile Yiddish productions, the cast of the modestly-produced TEVYE SERVED RAW are actual speakers of the language. (In case of emergency, they can ad-lib!) You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll krechtz.

When it ran Off-Broadway, the critics all RAVED:

"Brilliantly directed... A near-even mix of hilarious moments and tear-jerkers... Leaves the audience speechless!"
-- FORWARD

"Incredibly moving!" 

--TABLET

"Riotously funny!"

--THIS WEEK IN NEW YORK

"Brings back the real Tevye!"

--CURTAIN UP

Ticket Prices
Day
Adult
Senior
Child (under 12) / Student
Thursday
$25.00 ALL SEATS with Buy One / Get One Rush Ticket Special.
Friday Eve.
$22.50
$20.00
$15.00
Saturday
$27.50
$22.50
$17.50
Sunday
$15.00
$25.00 ALL SEATS

Additional Fees & Service Charges:

Convenience Fee: $1.00 per ticket fee applied to all on-line ticket sales.

Service Fee: $3.50 per order fee applied for all over-the-phone sales.

Please use the calendar to purchase tickets.

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Performance Schedule: October 22 - 25
Wednesday
2pm
Thursday 
7:30pm
Friday 
2:00pm
Friday 
8:00pm
Saturday 
8:00pm
Sunday 
2:00pm
X
X
  • Buy One / Get One rush ticket special available for selected performance. Terms & Conditions Apply.
  • $10.00 Student Rush tickets any student / any school with valid student ID.  Terms & Conditions Apply.
  • X = No scheduled performance.
  • All ticket sales are final.
Sholem Aleichem
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, Sholem Aleichem was born Solomon Rabinowitz in Pereyaslav, Ukraine in 1859.  One of his first stories appeared in Yiddish newspaper under the pseudonym "Sholem Aleichem", which in Hebrew means "Peace unto you" -- and this became his pen name.  He wrote stories, sketches, critical reviews, plays, and poems, and was immensely popular throughout the Yiddish-speaking world (90% of world Jewery during his lifetime).  His funeral in 1916 was attended by 100,00 people, and his popularity did not decline after his death. 
His fiction has been translated into a great many languages; his plays and dramatizations of his stories have been produced in some of the most prominent theaters in America, Russio, Israel, Poland, and many other countries.  And perhaps most famously, his 'Tevye' stories became the basis of "Fiddler on the Roof", one of the most popular American musicals.

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