Venue Details

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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Note that Geffen validates parking at the Palazio - $4
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parking is difficult in the UCLA area, but one garage offers $4 parking for the Geffen.
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132 ratings
4.9 average rating
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57 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

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

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37 reviews
2 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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30 reviews
18 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

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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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


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