Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane Reviews

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

549 ratings
4.8 average rating
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65 reviews
90 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

This is a beautiful, emotional play/concert. It is the true story of the pianist's mother who was one of the children sent out of Austria on the Kindertransport to England before the Nazis closed all the borders. Mona retells her mothers story...continued

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4 stars
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29 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

Wonderful performance - unique, powerful, touching. Had a great view of the keyboard, too.

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26 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

Wonderful! Beautiful music interwoven with a very moving story.

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21 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 26 2013

Excellent performance. Beautifully staged and delivered. An evening to remember.

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21 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Excellent performance. Superbly told and beautifully presented with a blend of piano and story telling. Very wonderful story under a difficult and moving era.

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21 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Mona Jura gives a performance of the heart, honoring her mother and her outlook on music and life. Mona is an accomplished pianist which added so much to the performance. One who is familiar with Hershey Felder's one man shows realizes very early...continued

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18 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

Incredible! Moving play and concerto all in one!

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16 reviews
3 stars
attended May 19 2013

Excellent performance, especially the virtuoso keyboard work.

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11 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

A one woman play/piano concert built around one of the most amazing stories ever told. A beautiful and moving experience.

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11 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Getting the tickets was a snap, just walked up to the box office, told themmy name and retrieved my tickets. The play was wonderfu, beautiful, amazing. Received a well deserved standing O.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended May 09 2013

THE SETTING WAS GREAT. TtHE PROJECTIONS WERE UNBELIEVABLE. THE PLAYING WAS MARVELOUS. I GUESS WE LIKED THE PERFORMANCE A LOT

CHUCK & FRAN LICHT

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10 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

What a wonderful combination of story and concert

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended May 08 2013

All four of us really enjoyed this unusual production, with a few nits. Mona Golabek channels her mother in retelling a remarkable story of survival during WW2, propelled along with bits and pieces of virtuosic pianism. But since the piano...continued

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7 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

Everything about this performance was superb. Not a mediocre seat in the house. A unanimous standing ovation for this magnificent star and show.

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended May 15 2013

This is a fabulous performance. I learned that after a two week vacation after May 25, it will continue again beginning in mid-June. Any music lovers shoudl see it.

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6 reviews
7 stars
attended May 19 2013

This was a very moving, inspiring, outstanding performance!

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

A unique theater experience combining a historical drama on stage with a classical music concert. Our seats were excellent.

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5 reviews
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