Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

544 ratings
4.8 average rating
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2 reviews
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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2 reviews
0 stars
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 captured the audience in a rare way and you could sense her heart was in it, way in...continued

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9 stars
attended May 25 2013

Outstanding both musically and emotionally.

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0 stars
attended May 22 2013

Profound and moving experience. Tears flowing at the end. Great pianist and totally engaging presence.

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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 delivers the emotional narrative, and simultaneously plays with brilliant ease on...continued

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2 reviews
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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2 reviews
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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0 stars
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 for this particular one, hearing was more important than seeing! I highy...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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2 reviews
1 stars
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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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

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

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2 reviews
1 stars
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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0 stars
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 Mother, her Father, her sisters & all those who endured the
atrocities of the 2nd...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

This was a very interesting one woman show. The actress actually wrote the show about her mother's life story and the Kindertransport. It was very well done. The show is about 1 1/2 hours long. Listening to the pianist play as she tells the story...continued

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2 stars
attended May 19 2013

This was a remarkable experience, made all the more so by the urgency with which Mona Golabek tells her mother's story. She must summon tremendous internal energy every day in order to perform this way and it was incredibly moving. It is a...continued

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16 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

This was an amazingly special performance. Mona Golabek is an unbelievable concert pianist and was also the narrator in her true life story of her family during WWII. She so beautifully tells the story of love, passion, struggle and survival. ...continued

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1 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

This was a fabulous one woman show with a very moving story.

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0 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

This was a great, poignant show. The performer's musical talents were superb and her storytelling was reveting. Highly recommended!

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0 stars
attended May 23 2013

This was one of the most beautiful and moving performances I've ever seen. The words and music were equally expressive and haunting. I left the theater speechless, uplifted, and in tears.

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2 stars
attended Jul 14 2013

This was positively the most moving play that we have experienced. It was simply fabulous!!! We bought the book and 2 CDs. We want to keep this story and music in our hearts forever!!

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