Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's hit musical based on the Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan will end its highly acclaimed run this upcoming Sunday, December 15. A landmark success for the nearly 100-year-old The Folksbiene there are now future commercial possibilities in the works. Check out a first look below!
This coming-of-age musical with a cast of 18 and an orchestra of 7, Lies My Father Told Me, opened November 21, at the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue.
Lies My Father Told Me is presented in English by National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene and produced by Christopher Massimine, at age 27, the youngest theater executive in NYC to helm the day to day production operations within a multimillion-dollar organization. Massimine was responsible for superstar Jason Mraz's hit single "I'm Yours" going internationally viral, the launch of Celebrity Fashion Designer Caitlin Kelly's brand, and spearheaded social media operations for Capcom gaming title titan "Resident Evil 6". The musical is adaptation and directed by National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's Executive Director Bryna Wasserman with music, lyrics & orchestrations by Elan Kunin, musical direction and orchestra conducted by Michael Larsen, music supervision by Zalmen Mlotek and choreography by Merete Muenter.
Lies My Father Told Me follows three generations of a Montreal immigrant family during the final great wave of North American immigration in the 1920s. Lies My Father Told Me recounts Ted Allan's childhood memories of the people and events that would shape his life.
Featured in Lies My Father Told Me are Chuck Karel, Jonathan Raviv, Russell Arden Koplin, Alex Dreier, Joe Paparella, Renee Bang Allen, Leisa Mather, Jonathan Hadley, Gordon Stanley and Ashley Brooke. They are backed up by a chorus of six, Chris Karl, Eva Amesse, Tina Mancini, Max Nussbaum, David Rosenberg, Siria Rutstein and Jeremiah Burch.
Evening performances are Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays 6:00pm. Matinees are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 2:00pm. There are no performances Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays.
Tickets are $60 Orchestra, $50 Balcony. Tickets can be purchased at (646) 312-5073 or www.nationalyiddishtheatre.org. Lies My Father Told Me runs through December 15.
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Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Gordon Stanley, Chuck Karel, Cast of LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Renee Bang Allen

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Siria Rustein, Alex Dreier

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Cast of LEIS MY FATHER TOLD ME

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Russell Arden Koplin, Jonathan Raviv

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Jonathan Raviv, Russell Arden Koplin, Jonathan Hadley

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Jonathan Raviv, Alex Dreier

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Jonathan Hadley, Russell Arden Koplin, Jonathan Raviv

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Jonathan Raviv

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Joe Paparella

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Cast of LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Cast of LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Cast of LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Chuck Karel, Alex Dreier

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Alex Dreier

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Alex Dreier, Chuck Karel

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Alex Dreier, Chuck Karel

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, Now Playing Through 12/15
Cast of LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

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