Riveting Concert Drama: Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane Returns to the Geffen
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The last date listed for The Pianist of Willesden Lane was Wednesday March 19, 2014 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater:
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Tarell Alvin McCraney's latest acclaimed play tracks the coming-of-age of a group of talented young African-American prep-school singers whose choral prowess is woven seamlessly into the story. Pharus, the undisputed superstar of the choir, is searching for the courage to let his true self shine through, in this work by MacArthur Fellowship-winner McCraney (The Brother/Sister Plays), who's been called "without question, the hottest young playwright in America" (Chicago Tribune). The West Coast premiere reunites director Trip Cullman, star Jeremy Pope and several other cast members from its 2013 New York run. Learn More
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Mona Golabek, in sharing the story of her mother's experience as one of thousands of German Jewish children were part of the kindertransport, transports us first to pre-war Germany, and then to wartime England. Using her prodigious talent as a...continued
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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
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