Marcellus faculty and staff gear up for 'Fiddler on the Roof'

For more than 15 years, Diane Mueller, Driver Middle School math AIS teacher, has been producing and directing student and faculty/staff musicals at Marcellus Schools.

Funds collected from the theatrical productions, which have included "Annie" and "The Wizard of Oz," have been donated to charitable causes such as Books for Africa, the Jumbo Jipya School in Kenya, the Marcellus Faculty Association Scholarship Fund, and to local Marcellus families in need.

This year's production is "Fiddler on the Roof," and performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 11 and Saturday Feb. 12 in Driver Middle School's renovated Aitchison Auditorium. Admission is suggested donation of $3; proceeds will go toward upgrading Aitchison Auditorium's sound system. Students and seniors are asked to make a donation of $1.

Featured performers include DMS librarian Steve Nabinger as Tevye; DMS science teacher Mary Jo Hoeft as Golde; KCH Speech Therapist Becky Eaton, DMS Nurse Debbie Bowman, DMS special education teacher Jeni Comstock, DMS counselor Lorraine Reynolds and DMS foreign language teacher Erin Watson as Tevye's daughters; DMS English teacher Peggy Sundberg as The Fiddler; and grades seven through twelve curriculum coordinator Janet O'Mara as The Matchmaker.

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