Willesden-lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

543 ratings
4.7 average rating
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attended Jul 13 2013

Michael and I were impressed with every aspect of this performance; the story, the stage set, the acting and of course the music. It was a compelling, riveting experience.

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1 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

Mona Golabek did a tremendous job of relating her mother's touching story and enchanting us with her beautiful music. What a wonderful legacy Lisa Jura left both her daughters!

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6 stars
attended May 24 2013

Moving. Music was seamlessly integrated in the story and highlighted the emotional experience. Greigs Piano Concerto developed the emotional wallop of the Star Spangled... continued

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Roz
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4 stars
attended May 23 2013

Music, lovely; narrative compelling; Ms
Golabeck, though charming, is not as good an actor as a pianist.But she could be! (with a short session of coaching)

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1 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

My seat was wonderful, the theatre was perfect as was the play. Nothing bad to say about the whole experience. I was in the second row and I would not have wanted to... continued

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attended May 18 2013

One of the best shows that I have ever seen, A must see!

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1 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

One of the best plays and performances I've ever seen. You could hear a hair drop. Don't miss this show!

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attended Apr 28 2013

One of those performances that I will remember. I don't generally like one person shows but this was exceptional. Her dialog was as perfect as her musianship. She... continued

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9 stars
attended May 25 2013

Outstanding both musically and emotionally.

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attended Aug 30 2013

Sad, funny, touching, and an example of what it is to compassionately acknowledge reality and then embrace the best of what can be. Amazing talent - Mona Golabek... continued

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8 stars
attended Aug 11 2013

Terrific true story, a daughter telling her Jewish mother's survival story during WWll.
Very engrossing, you could hear a pin drop during the performance. Very talented daughter!

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1 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

The play was wonderful, unbelievable performance. But Goldstar would not accept my Discover Card - can that be rectified????

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attended May 19 2013

The performance was terrific- an interesting story told through the piano by an amazing performer- seats in first row of balcony, however, made it difficult to see- but... continued

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7 stars
attended May 25 2013

The Pianist of Willesden Lane was an outstanding show, very emotional and she was wonderful.......I thoroughly enjoyed the show and the music....outstanding......
Sari Lipschultz

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attended May 16 2013

The play is excellent and the seats were great, once I got through the Gold Star billing problems

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3 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

The show was extraordinary, story was mesmerizing and music was divine.

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attended Aug 30 2013

The story, actress, music etc was remarkable. It really was a one woman show and she is a gifted musician. Great seats in the balcony.

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attended May 04 2013

This is one of the most moving, heartfelt performances I've ever seen!
I wanted to hug Mona Golabek after the show, knowing that if I could, I would
be hugging her... continued

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