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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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9 reviews
3 stars
If you get there at 6:00, there is street parking (parking meter) which is a lot more reasonable than the parking lots.
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or, add your own... If you arrive within 2 hours of 8:00 p.m. and are lucky enough to get an available parking space on the street at a meter it will cost you $2.00 ($1.00) per hour) which is very reasonable compared to parking lot expense.
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4.9 average rating
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82 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

Wonderful Pianist and a heartfelt story.

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79 reviews
16 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

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

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56 reviews
64 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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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