Venue Details

4033 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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Missy Y Red Velvet
82 events
32 reviews
260 stars
Park at the nearby Trader Joe's. The theater validates (get the validation in the lobby at the desk). I can't recall how much the parking it is but it is much cheaper than any other lot!
Big Sky
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96 events
17 reviews
17 stars
Parking is available at 2 hour meters across the street or nearby. No fee after 8pm. There's also a $7 lot right by the theatre if you prefer.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Pianist of Willesden Lane"
138 ratings
4.9 average rating
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139 events
84 reviews
12 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

Wonderful Pianist and a heartfelt story.

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83 events
56 reviews
67 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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80 events
49 reviews
6 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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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