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5484 Star Starred
Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 30 members
Review from Richard Dolnick
51 events 42 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 28 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Paula Mathews
24 events 10 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 29 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Jane Kaye
16 events 7 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 25 2014 report as inappropriate
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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


Adapted and Directed by Hershey Felder

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

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