True Love Stars in PPAC's Fiddler on the Roof


Published:

Fiddler on the Roof at PPAC.

It’s a rare Broadway affair: two onstage lovers who, behind-the-scenes, are actually in love. Not the puppy kind, and not a short-lived infatuation, but the sort of love that keeps two people together their whole lives through. That noticeably glows from them, even from fifteen rows back.

In the musical Fiddler on the Roof, playing at Providence Performing Arts Center November 23 through 25, witness a real-life, twenty-five-year-old love story shine through actors and married couple, Jimmy Ferraro and Dee Etta Rowe. In Fiddler, Ferraro and Rowe star as a Jewish couple struggling to support the choices of their coming-of-age daughters while also keeping beloved traditions in place.

Below, Ferraro and Rowe tell the tale of their own whirlwind romance and discuss their roles in Fiddler on the Roof. Plus, the couple performs an a capella version of crowd favorite, “Do You Love Me?” which, they say, hits very close to home.

Seats for Fidder on the Roof are still available, so call PPAC's box office at 421-2747 or stop by the theater to purchase tickets before the show at 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Show times are Friday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 24 at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, November 25 at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $36–$63. Visit ppacri.org for more information.



If you’re into this blog wait until you see what’s inside Rhode Island Monthly each month.
Only $1.50 per issue when you sign up for a year. Visit the Subscription Center.

 

 



 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

You might enjoy reading...

Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage

See Trinity Rep's take on the Old English epic, and feel the symbolic whack of Grendel’s severed arm.

Last Chance: Avenue Q at OSTC

Don't let the puppets fool you: With nude scenes and songs like "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist," Avenue Q is as edgy as it gets.

Here's Your Chance to Own a Piece of the Tent

Collectibles featuring Warwick Musical Theatre's iconic circular stage will help raise funds for Ocean State Theatre Company.

Behind the Scenes with Stars from Bullets Over Broadway

We spoke with actors Michael Williams and Jemma Jane about their roles in the musical, now showing at PPAC.

Behind the Scenes with Stars from Jersey Boys

We spoke with Matthew Dailey and Drew Seeley about their roles in the musical, now showing at PPAC.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

28 Best Seafood Restaurants in Rhode Island

Q-and-A: Jared Haibon, Life After

What life has been like for the Rhode Island cast member, months after the most recent seasons of "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise" ended.

Apple Picking in Rhode Island

Some of the best orchards around Rhode Island offering pick-your-own apples and other activities for you and your family.

A Daytripper’s Guide to Block Island

Our favorite way to see Block Island in one budget-friendly day.

15 Great Playgrounds in Rhode Island

Create your own park tour and hit up several of these sweet spots for kids in one day.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
 


 
Edit ModuleShow Tags