The Armory

The Pianist of Willesden Lane

June 17 — 30, 2017

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Based on the book "The Children of Willesden Lane" by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen
Adapted and directed by Hershey Felder

Last season's sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement!

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.

Run Time:
Approximately 90 minutes; no intermission.

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Please Note:
The Pianist of Willesden Lane is a limited premier engagement outside of the regular 2016-2017 season. Vouchers, promotional codes and coupons are not accepted for this production.

Age Recommendation:
The Pianist of Willesden Lane is recommended for ages 12+. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production.

Resource Guide:
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National Reviews of "The Pianist of Willesden Lane"

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.

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Local Reviews for "The Pianist of Willesden Lane"

“DO NOT MISS this show!!!” ---> Audiences and critics are loving The Pianist of Willesden Lane.

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"The Pianist of Willesden Lane​" Cast and Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team of The Pianist of Willesden Lane.

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