May 1, 2016
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage
Previews are Apr. 2-7 | Opening night Apr. 8
Based on the book "The Children of Willesden Lane" by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen
Adapted and directed by Hershey Felder
Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspirational story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish musician whose dreams are interrupted by the Nazi regime. In this poignant show, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek performs some of the world’s most stunning music by composers such as Beethoven, Bach and Chopin, while sharing her mother’s riveting true story of survival. Pianist is infused with hope and invokes the life-affirming power of music.
Approximately 90 minutes; no intermission.
General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Thursdays at noon
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The Pianist of Willesden Lane is recommended for ages 12+. Children under 6 are not permitted at any PCS production.
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Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*
*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar or select “more performances” in the sidebar to view available dates and times.
Related News & Reviews
Mona Golabek has been performing The Pianist of Willesden Lane around the country to huge critical acclaim. Here’s a roundup of what the press has been saying about this show.
“DO NOT MISS this show!!!” ---> Audiences and critics are loving The Pianist of Willesden Lane.
Engage with members of Oregon Jewish Museum’s Next Generations Group and share personal reactions to The Pianist of Willesden Lane.