Venue Details

4050 Star Starred
Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-208-5454
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"The Pianist of Willesden Lane"
138 ratings
4.9 average rating
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146 events
84 reviews
15 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

Wonderful Pianist and a heartfelt story.

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86 events
56 reviews
68 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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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

<em>Long Day's Journey Into Night</em> <em>Icebergs</em> Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>Motown the Musical</em> <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> <em>Amélie, A New Musical</em> <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em> Knott's Merry Farm <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em>