Venue Details

2679 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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Fred Manaster
There are many restaurants, both causal and formal within a few blocks of the theater.
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Fred Manaster
Be careful in Westwood,as some of the meters go until midnight on weekends. The lots are pretty reasonable after 6 p.m.
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Reviews & Ratings

134 ratings
4.9 average rating
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64 reviews
14 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

A wonderful blend of music and storytelling. Moving and compelling. A must see.

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49 reviews
63 stars
attended Mar 04 2014

I like Hershey Felder works, so I anticipated enjoying myself, but this was the first one in which Felder was not the performer. What an amazing show. A magical night in the theater. Golabek was absolutely captivating. If you have a chance to...continued

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39 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

It was our second time to see it and would love to see it again before it leaves The Geffen. We highly recommend it.

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Website

http://geffenplayhouse.com/more_info.php?show_id=196

Quotes & Highlights

Top ten show of 2013 — San Francisco Chronicle and Chicago Sun-Times
“Arresting, deeply affecting triumph … an undiluted privilege to witness.” — Los Angeles Times
“Astonishing tour de force … stunningly good” San Francisco Chronicle
“A stirring case of art preserving life … Golabek sitting down at the Steinway piano is enough to make your mouth fall open with a certain wonder at the way of the world.” --Chicago Tribune
“Golabek delivers an exceptionally heartfelt daughter-to-mother tribute.” —Boston Globe

Description

Back by popular demand! After a 21-week, smash-hit world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse and touring the country, Mona Golabek brings her mother’s true tale back home.

Adapted and Directed by Hershey Felder

Based on the Book* The Children of Willesden Lane *by Mona Golabek & Lee Cohen