Willesden lane

The Pianist of Willesden Lane Reviews

Royal George Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

"The Pianist of Willesden Lane"
549 ratings
4.8 average rating
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67 reviews
91 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

This is a beautiful, emotional play/concert. It is the true story of the pianist's mother who was one of the children sent out of Austria on the Kindertransport to England before the Nazis closed all the borders. Mona retells her mothers story...continued

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56 reviews
10 stars
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31 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

Wonderful performance - unique, powerful, touching. Had a great view of the keyboard, too.

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24 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 26 2013

Excellent performance. Beautifully staged and delivered. An evening to remember.

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24 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 09 2013

Excellent performance. Superbly told and beautifully presented with a blend of piano and story telling. Very wonderful story under a difficult and moving era.

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22 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Mona Jura gives a performance of the heart, honoring her mother and her outlook on music and life. Mona is an accomplished pianist which added so much to the performance. One who is familiar with Hershey Felder's one man shows realizes very early...continued

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21 reviews
18 stars
attended Jun 29 2013

the best theatre experience I have ever had.

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19 reviews
18 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

Incredible! Moving play and concerto all in one!

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16 reviews
3 stars
attended May 19 2013

Excellent performance, especially the virtuoso keyboard work.

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Irene Red Velvet
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15 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

Not to be missed. Poignant, funny, fabulous music and story. Terrific Staging. Loved it.

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11 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

A one woman play/piano concert built around one of the most amazing stories ever told. A beautiful and moving experience.

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Charles LIcht Red Velvet
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11 reviews
6 stars
attended May 09 2013

THE SETTING WAS GREAT. TtHE PROJECTIONS WERE UNBELIEVABLE. THE PLAYING WAS MARVELOUS. I GUESS WE LIKED THE PERFORMANCE A LOT

CHUCK & FRAN LICHT

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended May 01 2013

What a treat to be in the presence of genius! The presentation is thrilling. Mona Golabek,s musicianship is outstanding. The story of her family's travails was seamlessly interwoven with the music. And best of all, it was all true. Bravo!...continued

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended May 15 2013

This is a fabulous performance. I learned that after a two week vacation after May 25, it will continue again beginning in mid-June. Any music lovers shoudl see it.

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended May 08 2013

All four of us really enjoyed this unusual production, with a few nits. Mona Golabek channels her mother in retelling a remarkable story of survival during WW2, propelled along with bits and pieces of virtuosic pianism. But since the piano...continued

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7 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

Everything about this performance was superb. Not a mediocre seat in the house. A unanimous standing ovation for this magnificent star and show.

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Amazing. Moving story. Awesome music. Such passion by Mona Golabek, the one woman star of the show and terrific concert pianist in her own right. This was the 3rd timxe I've seen the show. Everyone I've taken is over-the-moon about all of the...continued

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6 reviews
11 stars
attended May 19 2013

This was a very moving, inspiring, outstanding performance!

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5 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

A unique theater experience combining a historical drama on stage with a classical music concert. Our seats were excellent.

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5 reviews
-7 stars
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