Based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen Adapted and Directed by Hershey Felder
TWO WEEKS ONLY | JUNE 17 – 30, 2017
-TICKETS START AT $25-
Grammy-nominated artist Mona Golabek will return to Portland Center Stage at The Armory for a limited engagement of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, adapted and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport; A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen. The Pianist of Willesden Lane runs for only two weeks, following a sell-out run at The Armory in 2016. The return engagement opens on June 17 and runs through June 30 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage.
Regular tickets start at $25 and are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased at www.pcs.org, 503.445.3700, or in-person from the box office (128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, OR). Rush tickets are $20. Students and patrons who are 30 or younger can purchase $40 tickets in all premium seating areas. Showtimes are Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m (there is no matinee performance on opening night, Saturday, June 17). The Pianist of Willesden Lane is recommended for ages 12+; children under 6 are not permitted at any production. Information at https://www.pcs.org/pianist.
ABOUT THE SHOW
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 as she shares her mother’s riveting true story of survival. The Pianist of Willesden Lane is infused with hope and invokes the life-affirming power of music. Beloved selections from composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninoff enhance this captivating story.
For more information, please visit: www.pcs.org