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Exploring Broadway: Fabulous “Fiddler” (Part-I, An Encore!)

Thursday, December 8 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm

Celebrate this Golden Age musical favorite with James Sokol’s journey of interesting facts, trivia & nostalgic video clips.

Re-Re-Repeated by Popular Demand!

Exploring Broadway: Fabulous “Fiddler” (Part I: An Encore!)

Thursday, December 8

1-3pm (PT), 2-4pm (MT), 3-5pm (CT), 4-6pm (ET)

on Zoom

Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock’s beloved Fiddler on the Roof is widely considered the last of Broadway’s “Golden Age” musicals. Before its premiere, some producers were concerned that it was “too Jewish” to attract mainstream audiences. However, the touching story and beautiful score proved to capture “the essential human longings for love, community, success, freedom, and family.” Join instructor James Sokol for an exploration – filled with interesting facts, delightful tidbits & nostalgic video clips – of this perennial favorite! Songs covered in this session include, “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset” and “Do You Love Me.”

Come for the songs; stay for the fun!

Praise for our Exploring Broadway: Fabulous “Fiddler” class:

“As always you took us on an amazing journey, this time through a most treasured musical of all time…thank you for two hours of intense emotions…” -Jocy M.

“What a marvelous afternoon of ‘Fiddler’ and I learned so much!” – Ann B.

“Fabulous, James, we loved every minute.” — Joni P.

“Thank you! Your presentation of Fiddler today was the best!! I feel so privileged to be able to “join in” to your remarkable programs/programming. Fiddler was so enjoyable and educational…the music, the “soundbites,” and the tidbits.” – Elaine F.

Save! Order before Dec 6th for “Early Bird” pricing!

Ticket & Notes:

“Early Bird” Ticket: $12.50, available until 48-hours prior to the class.

“Regular” Ticket: $15, available until 15-minutes prior to the class.

Tickets: All tickets are 1) are per device, not per person, on Zoom, and 2) are non-refundable & non-exchangeable.

The Fine Print:

Fortunately, we’ve had very few issues, but just to be clear…

Your Zoom “Event Link”: The Zoom event link will be emailed to all registrants 2-days prior to the first class. To help it land in your “inbox,” before registering, please add the following emails to your contacts:

  • James Sokol — jsokol@marinjcc.org
  • JCC Alliance — alliance@marinjcc.org

Registrants are requested to make sure the email w/link has arrived by the evening of Dec 6th. If the email does not arrive, please see “Troubleshooting” below.

The email w/link will be re-sent to all registrants about 2-hours prior to the event. NB: However, if it landed somewhere other than in your inbox upon registration, it will probably do the same later.

Have a Comcast email? Please refer to this guide: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/spam-filters-and-email-blocking-new-experience.

Troubleshooting: We will do our best to remedy any issues. Registrants who have NOT received the email w/link are asked to check their email “junk” and “spam” folders. If found, please move the email to your inbox. If the email/link is still not there, please contact James (see below) immediately.

Late Troubleshooting: We will try our best – but cannot guarantee – help with Zoom links to guests contacting James less than 30-minutes prior to the event.

Live Only: In agreement with our guides, artists, instructors, special guests, etc., events are not recorded. Make-up sessions are unavailable. Credit/refund is not given for missed events.

Liability: While we will do our best to remedy any issues, The Osher Marin JCC & its Program Partners cannot be held responsible for 1) issues related to Eventbrite or Zoom, 2) ticket buyers not following the instructions above, nor 3) packing, shipping, or deliver services of food/beverages not received in time for tasting events.

Don’t ya just hate “the fine print?!!”

Questions? Email James at jsokol@marinjcc.org.

Exploring Broadway is created by the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) and offered by the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance. See below for a full list of Alliance Partners.

ALL ARE WELCOME to join in our activities! JCC members, non-members, those who live near or far, people of all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicities, hair styles, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. “The more the merrier!”


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