Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

545 ratings
4.8 average rating
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3 reviews
4 stars
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 reviews
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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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 18 2013

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

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 16 2013

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

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

The performance which shared a powerful and poignant true story was outstanding! It was a privilege to be there.

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 25 2013

The seats were among the worst I've ever received from Goldstar. They were way up in the balcony in the "nose bleed" section. The stage looked like a postage stamp, and we were only able to hear about fifty percent of the dialogue. I would...continued

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lillian
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3 reviews
5 stars
attended May 10 2013

The set and the script compliment the intimacy that Mona's Iperformance as her mother in this very revealing play. are drawn into a loving, yet factual portrayal of a brave and talented child who blooms into a woman via her love and devotion to...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

The stars were Mona Golabek and the Steinway. The performance was emotional and magnificent, the staging somber and appropriate, the auditorium roomy and well sized.

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

The time starts just before WWII, told between story and piano playing. The piano playing was great, and we all know what happens in the story. Quite a few people were wiping a tear or two away.
I had never sat in the balcony before, I did sit in...continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

This is a fascinating story and a wonderful production. I am recommending it highly to friends. The whole audience was enthralled.

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

This was okay. The piano playing was technically seemed brilliant (I'm not a professional musician) and the story, in itself, was very intriguing. However, the acting was of an amateur level and the construction of the plot became, at times, a...continued

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3 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

This was the second time I saw this amazing production. Mona Golabek is a star! I thoroughly enjoyed seeing The Pianist of Willesden Lane in May and so I took my 16 year old granddaughter to see it. She also enjoyed it and said, "We should do this...continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

We had a wonderful experience. The play was excellent. I have to once again thank you for honoring my need for aisle seating and finding that aisle seats were waiting for me. You make the theatre going experience a very easy and pleasant one.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 25 2013

Wonderful!! Fabulous talented actress and the story was told in such a beautiful way. Truly loved it!

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 20 2013

Wonderful! What an interesting and moving way to tell a remarkable story. Well acted and beautifully played! We all loved it! Bravo!

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Words can not describe the emotion elicited by this play. I have managed to convince 6 other people to see it and they all had the same reaction, Phenominal!! The bottom line is GO SEE IT!

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended May 19 2013

A masterpiece! Absolutely riveting, moving, and inspiring. Outstanding performer, Mona Golabek has it all.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 10 2013

A remarkable and inspiring show not to be missed. Our Goldstar seats were excellent.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

A riveting beautifully staged one woman show! Be sure to see it-we do not often get such a well presented show of such excellent quality.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

A wonderful evening of music and biography....incredibly entertaining and well done.

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