Venue Details

458 Star Starred
Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-497-2787
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LPaul
"Dressy casual"
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LPaul
$5 at the Theater Lot
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LPaul
Within a 1/3 mile walking distance of Johnny Rockets an Starbucks.
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Glen Davis
Dress up.
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joy guire
Watermarc is new in town and great or 230 forrest is also wonderful
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Goldstar Member
Parking across the street was free for our Sunday matinee.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.9 average rating
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52 events
14 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 25 2010

I have attended hundreds of events, this one left me speechless. The man becomes the character and leaves you with an impression you will never forget.

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27 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 06 2010

A marvelous experience with a very, multi talented performer! Not to miss!

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45 events
21 reviews
19 stars
attended Feb 28 2010

If you are a music lover, stop reading these reviews and go buy a ticket; you will love it......Fedler's performance is outstanding....great pianist, actor, author....and... continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“In his finest moments, (Felder)  carries a rapt audience along on a wave of true, powerful, and wordless passion.” —Boston Globe

Description

Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin

The Music of Frédéric Chopin

Text by Hershey Felder

Directed by Joel Zwick

Monsieur Chopin will teach a piano lesson that actually took place on March 4, 1848, just days after the February 1848 revolution. As the piano lesson unfolds, he reveals secrets about the art of the piano and composition, as well as secrets about himself.

Hershey Felder began the creation of Monsieur Chopin, prior to that of George Gershwin Alone. An actor and Steinway Concert Artist and former Scholar in Residence at Harvard University’s Department of Music as well as composer, Felder comes from a traditionally classical musical and theatrical background. His studies on Chopin have taken him across the world and include studying the composer’s history, period history, manuscripts and living in Chopin’s still existing residences. Included in the creative process, is a scholarly relationship with the United States’ foremost author and professor of Chopin Studies, Jeffrey Kallberg, a professor of music and chairman of the music department at the University of Pennsylvania.

About the Ticket Supplier: Laguna Playhouse

Founded in 1920, The Laguna Playhouse's history and longevity validate a unique heritage in our region, making it a cultural treasure for all of California. We produce and present professional theatre of the highest quality, providing a full range of theatrical styles, entertainment, educational programs, and other initiatives that serve our community and reach a broad constituency.