Directed by Bryna Wasserman, the production began previews Nov. 10 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center.
The cast features Chuck Karel, Jonathan Raviv, Russell Arden Koplin, Alex Dreier, Joe Paparella, Renee Bang Allen, Leisa Mather, Jonathan Hadley, Gordon Stanley and Ashley Brooke, who are backed by a chorus consisting of Chris Karl, Eva Amesse, Tina Mancini, Max Nussbaum, David Rosenberg, Siria Rutstein and Jeremiah Burch lll.
Performed mostly in English, Lies My Father Told Me has music, lyrics and orchestrations by Elan Kunin, musical direction and orchestra conducted by Michael Larsen, music supervision by Zalmen Mlotek and choreography by Merete Muenter.
The musical, according to press notes, "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."
Performances continue through Dec. 15.
Tickets are $60 Orchestra, $50 Balcony. Tickets can be purchased at (646) 312-5073 or nationalyiddishtheatre.org.