Theater: Musicals

Production: 'Lies My Father Told Me' (See all 12 roles)

Zaida (Grandfather) (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Lies My Father Told Me," to be presented as part of the National Yiddish Theatre's 2013-14 season. This new musical based on the Academy-award winning film makes its U.S. ...more

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Male, ages 60-90, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Zaida (Grandfather): (Lead) an immigrant peddler who drives a horse-drawn cart; a big scruffy man on the outside but humble and devoted to his small family ; an Orthodox Jew (not Chassidic) but open to people from all walks of life and political opinion; he lives with his daughter, Annie, her ne’er-do-well husband Harry and their 8 year old son, David, who is the light of Zaida's life. Baritone.