Willesden-lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

543 ratings
4.7 average rating
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42 reviews
89 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

This is a beautiful, emotional play/concert. It is the true story of the pianist's mother who was one of the children sent out of Austria on the Kindertransport to... continued

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29 reviews
16 stars
attended May 22 2013

Wonderful stories and music.

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26 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

Wonderful! Beautiful music interwoven with a very moving story.

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18 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Mona Jura gives a performance of the heart, honoring her mother and her outlook on music and life. Mona is an accomplished pianist which added so much to the performance.... continued

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16 reviews
0 stars
Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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14 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

Wonderful performance - unique, powerful, touching. Had a great view of the keyboard, too.

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 26 2013

Excellent performance. Beautifully staged and delivered. An evening to remember.

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Excellent performance. Superbly told and beautifully presented with a blend of piano and story telling. Very wonderful story under a difficult and moving era.

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13 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

Incredible! Moving play and concerto all in one!

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Not to be missed. Poignant, funny, fabulous music and story. Terrific Staging. Loved it.

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12 reviews
12 stars
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11 reviews
16 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

A one woman play/piano concert built around one of the most amazing stories ever told. A beautiful and moving experience.

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Getting the tickets was a snap, just walked up to the box office, told themmy name and retrieved my tickets. The play was wonderfu, beautiful, amazing. Received a well deserved standing O.

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

It was outstanding.....we all adore every second.
My Mother however, was very unhappy as your "Listening Devices" we not operable so she missed most of the play. That was a terrrible disappointment.
That should NEVER happen in the theater.

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5 reviews
15 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

Superb - audience reaction and applause confirmed my own appreciation of the entire experience.

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended May 08 2013

All four of us really enjoyed this unusual production, with a few nits. Mona Golabek channels her mother in retelling a remarkable story of survival during WW2, propelled... continued

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended May 18 2013

a beautiful presentation. this should be seen by young people who do not realize that such times existed and how some survivors were able to pick up with their life and... continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

A unique theater experience combining a historical drama on stage with a classical music concert. Our seats were excellent.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Amazing. Moving story. Awesome music. Such passion by Mona Golabek, the one woman star of the show and terrific concert pianist in her own right. This was the 3rd... continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

Very moving, one of the best plays I have seen in a long time. 5 stars all the way!!!!

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