Fiddler on the Roof: How to Stay on Top When You Debate the Story Issues

Taking the exploration of motivations at the midpoint a step further, let’s look at what happens when the truth of a character’s very values are challenged. This is basically the premise of the musical, Fiddler on the Roof (1971)—the story of a a poor Jewish milkman, Tevye, raising his daughters in the social upheaval of the final years of Tsarist Russia.