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Fiddler on the Roof

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During his many appearances in summer stock in the role of Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof," Robert Merrill had learned to expect the unexpected, he narrates in "Between Acts," with Robert Saffron. "One night, as I implored God to give me a replacement for my horse, which had lost its shoe, a small, spotted dog walked onto the stage. I looked up again and added fervently: "Oh God, please try again.""