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The Pianist Of Willesden Lane

The Other Palace

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The acclaimed World War Two drama The Pianist Of Willesden Lane returns to the St James Theatre for a six-week season this autumn.

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The acclaimed World War Two drama The Pianist Of Willesden Lane returns to the St James Theatre for a six-week season this autumn.

Featuring some of the world’s most beloved piano music played live on a Steinway concert grand piano, the play tells the story of a young Jewish pianist, Lisa Jura, who aspires to make her concert debut in 1938 Vienna.

But new ordinances issued under the Nazi regime result in Lisa being torn from her family and sent to Blitz-beset London via Kindertransport. A tale of family, hope and survival, Lisa fights to pursue her dream and play at the Musikverein concert hall.

Based on performer Mona Golabek’s family story, this is a moving evening not to be missed.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/09/2016

Opening Night: 13/09/2016

Closing Night: 22/10/2016

Running time: 1h30

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative

Cast

Mona Golabek

Creative

Director - Hershey Felder

Producer - Hershey Felder

Designer - Hershey Felder & Trevor Hay

Lighting Designer - Christopher Rynne & Jason Bieber

Sound - Erik Carstensen

Author - Mona Golabek & Lee Cohen

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