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2008-08-05 21:00:15

By Judith Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 5--Lewis J. Stadlen opened the Muny season with a sensational performance as Max Bialystock, the flamboyant schemer at the center of "The Producers." Now he closes the season with another sensational performance as Tevye, a humble dairyman in Czarist Russia, in the musical-theater classic "Fiddler on the Roof." Although both characters have roots in Jewish folk traditions, they're nothing alike. Max desires glamour, money and fame; Tevye...

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  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.