Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

544 ratings
4.8 average rating
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3 reviews
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attended May 22 2013

Amazing musicianship. A treat to hear her play piano. Worth it all! Incredibly moving and engaging story and style of presentation. Loved the projected photos and videos. Acting skill was often not believable and seemed weak as compared to the...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

Amazing performance. The story telling of the actress - who is the daughter of the woman whom the story is about - is awe-inspiring. The piano playing is beautiful. The stage set is simple, but turns out to be breath-taking. A truly wonderful...continued

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attended May 17 2013

An incredible, amazing & fantastic show!! Do not miss it. It is a memorable theater experience I will never forget. It is beautifully structured and the talent in both musicianship and acting is a joy!!! Friends insisted my wife and I attend. ...continued

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attended Aug 28 2013

Compelling story plus exceptional musicianship

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attended Jul 17 2013

Emotional story - simply presented by incredibly talented "real person". A most unusual and compelling presentation.

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attended Jul 27 2013

Excellent. Very well done. Enjoyed everything about the experience!!!

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attended Jul 21 2013

Fabulous program; riviting. What talent. Have recommended to many friends already. Not to be missed.

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attended Sep 01 2013

Fabulous! Absolutely marvelous story. The pianist was wonderful, her acting great and such a moving, heartfelt story. No wonder it was extended five times! So thrilled to have been able to see it and catch the last performance.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Fantastic true story, extremely well done. A must-see.

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attended Apr 27 2013

great show highly recommend it to friends...great seats find Goldstar a good place to get discounted tickets and good seats - used them before for the Hershey Felder - Lincoln and had wonderful seats - hope to see another 1-person show again as...continued

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attended Jul 12 2013

Great show! Beautiful piano playing, and compelling story.

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attended Jul 21 2013

It doesn't matter what your religious, ethnic or social background it.... this story is very moving and told with genuine feeling. The music adds to the emotion. I could listen to Ms. Golabek play for hours. This production is not to be missed!

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attended Aug 10 2013

Mona Golabek not only has a captivating story to tell, she tells it in a riveting, captivating manor. Her piano skills are also exceptional, and adeptly woven throughout her narrative. Highly recommended.

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attended May 19 2013

my friend and i had the worst seats ..we were in the balcony..i am in my 80's and i could not hear Mona ..i was so upset...i hope when i buy goldstar again i ma not in the balcony..ilene zucker conf #4196078 redzuck@aol.com

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attended Jun 23 2013

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed this well presented history lesson and very much appreciated Lisa sharing her mother's story with the world. The music was very well received. Thank you. Definitely recommended....

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3 stars
attended May 23 2013

My husband and I were thrilled with the play. The music was wonderful. The storytelling so interesting especially being true. Enjoyed every minute.

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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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attended Jun 16 2013

Such a wonderful experience. She is so talented and tells the story so beautifully.

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