Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

545 ratings
4.8 average rating
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attended Jun 26 2013

Absolutely marvelous. One woman show by the daughter of Lisa Jura, Mona Gloabek, evoking the emotion of being separated from parents at a young age due to the Nazi takeover of Vienna, and having to make her way in war torn England and finally...continued

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Jane Forlenza
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attended Aug 04 2013

Absolutely loved the performance! Mona is a great story-teller and a brilliant pianist. She presented a captivating show. If I had to take note of anything not measuring up, I would comment that the sound quality was not exactly up to the...continued

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attended May 25 2013

An emotional spellbinding performance that will leave you awed. Fabulous piano playing and story.

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attended Aug 30 2013

Awesome performance Wish it had been extended again so could see it again and send some tickets as gifts! It was a gift performance!
Please do advise that there are no elevators at the theater!

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 23 2013

Enjoyed the Pianist immensely...only complain thet air conditioning could have been better. Many people kept fanning themselves..I have been to the RoyalGeorge many times and this was the first time that the venue was not as comfortable as it...continued

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attended Jun 16 2013

Excellent storytelling and music! I loved it! My only suggestion would be that the box office be aware that valet parking is required. We called ahead and they told us to park across the street but that parking facility told us to...continued

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3 stars
attended Jun 26 2013

Excellent show with superb acting and piano performance

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attended Jul 20 2013

Excellent. Incredible acting, and piano performance.
We are hoping to have another group attend before you close in Chicago. We all hope that you continue performing this amazing story for a long time - everyone should see it.

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attended May 17 2013

Fabulous performance. Don't miss it.

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attended Jul 05 2013

Fantastic performance! This show is entertaining and uplifting. A must see for everyone including young adults.

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3 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

Five of us all loved it. Would definitley give sit 5 stars. It ended too soon.

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attended May 15 2013

Great experience. Tickets were in Balcony which turned out to provide perfect sight lines fir observing pianists hands on keyboard which was an essential feature of performance.

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2 stars
attended Aug 30 2013

great performance very well done

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attended Apr 19 2013

Great play and great performance. Typical of Hershey Fedler. Loved it.

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attended Aug 24 2013

Great seats - outstanding, moving living tribute to her mother. Go if you have a chance.

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attended May 16 2013

I an normally a fan of one person show but this was not a show, it was the highest act of multifaceted and multi-talented person telling a story of her life first hand we were so involved that didn't want it stop. The choice of the music and its...continued

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attended Jul 20 2013

I CRIED THROUGH THE WHOLE THING
I can't remember being so moved by an acting performance as well as a musical performance. And to add to the joy of the experience, the story was true and it was her story. Kudos

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4 stars
attended May 04 2013

I have never experienced a dramatic production that was so artistic and profoundly personal at the same time. This one woman production of piano recital repertoire, interwoven with the biographical sketch of her mother's struggles as a displaced...continued

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