WELLINGTON COUNTY — In an un-traditional twist, Drayton Leisure’s manufacturing of the beloved household musical Fiddler on the Roof will showcase the abilities of award-winning fiddler Jesse Grandmont.
He’ll act as “the fiddler” character this vacation season on the Hamilton Household Theatre Cambridge from Nov. 29 to Dec. 24.
“Casting an precise fiddler will add a lot to the manufacturing, and nobody may do it higher than a world-class musician like Jesse,” says Alex Mustakas, Inventive Director of Drayton Leisure. “You’ll wish to see this one — even should you’ve seen the musical a dozen occasions!”
Grandmont lately appeared in Drayton Leisure’s Fiddler on the Unfastened, the place he anchored the manufacturing along with his fiddling and banter. He has additionally appeared in Good Ol’ Nation Gospel, Canada 151: Higher Late Than Sorry, and Broadway Heroes.
This entertainer has been taking part in the violin for the reason that age of three, and has toured internationally with the Ontario Pageant Symphony Orchestra and the favored fiddle group Barrage.
Final yr, he represented Canada for seven months at Expo Dubai.
A fixture on the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia, he has appeared in quite a few reveals together with Nation Sunshine, Nation Christmas Jamboree, and Jesse’s Nation Jubilee.
Extra lately, Grandmont organized, music directed and carried out within the new Canadian musical Strike! The Musical for Rainbow Stage in Winnipeg.
Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Tevye, a humble Jewish milkman whose life has been ruled by strict traditions that may by no means change…till he selects suitors for his daughters and discovers that the youthful era will create traditions of their very own.
That includes an unforgettable rating of basic songs like Matchmaker, Matchmaker, and If I Had been A Wealthy Man, Fiddler on the Roof has ensured a legacy as one of the acclaimed musicals in historical past.
Common efficiency tickets are $55 for adults and $34 for youth below 20 years previous. Reductions for choose dates and teams can be found. Tickets could be bought by calling the Field Workplace at 519-621-8000, toll free at 1-855-drayton (372-9866), or on-line at draytonentertainment.com.