IN ASSOCIATION WITH HERSHEY FELDER AND BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE
"GRACEFUL, RESTRAINED AND QUIETLY CAPTIVATING!"
-Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
"A STUNNING AND HAUNTING THEATRICAL PIECE!"
The New York Times' Charles Isherwood discusses the show on WQXR
Mona Golabek discusses her mother's, and her own, journey with The Wall Street Journal.
Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitz, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist who is dreaming about her concert debut at Vienna's storied Musikverein concert hall. But with the issuing of new ordinances under the Nazi regime, everything for Lisa changes, except for her love of music and the pursuit of her dream.
Featuring some of the world's most beloved piano music played live, The Pianist of Willesden Lane is performer Mona Golabek's true family story; a story of music, family survival, and hope.
The Pianist of Willesden Lane makes its New York premiere after critically acclaimed, sold out runs in Chicago, Boston, Berkeley, and Los Angeles.
"A STIRRING CASE OF ART PRESERVING LIFE."
"A RESONANT TALE OF SURVIVAL."
-Los Angeles Times
-San Francisco Chronicle
"MONA GOLABEK IS TRIUMPHANT!"
-San Diego Jewish World
Ms. Golabek is a Steinway concert artist. The concert grand piano used during the show is graciously provided by Steinway & Sons.
The running time of The Pianist of Willesden Lane is 90 minutes without an intermission.