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Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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50 events
28 reviews
2 stars
Small selection of drinks sold. We went to Las Brisas afterwards - great way to end an already great day.
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50 events
28 reviews
2 stars
Parking in playhouse lot is $10 - if you park across the street it is $20 for the whole day.
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"The Pianist of Willesden Lane"
30 ratings
4.9 average rating
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48 events
41 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 28 2014

I gave two tickets as a gift and both recipients raved about it. I saw it on an earlier occasion and also found it to be an outstanding show from every point of view. Mona Golabek is a world class pianist and made the entire production one not...continued

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24 events
10 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 29 2014

Amazing true story based on the life of the author, Mona Golabek's mother, Lisa Jura during the holocaust. Mona is a very talented concert pianist herself as evidenced by her performance of so many of the beautiful classic pieces by Chopin,...continued

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16 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 25 2014

The performance of Mona Golabek was enthralling. I really enjoyed the 90 minute production

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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


Adapted and Directed by Hershey Felder

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