The Pianist Of Willesden Lane, Geffen Playhouse

Photo by Michael Lamont.

The Pianist Of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek.

Mayank Keshaviah – LA Weekly

History is most powerful when we see the “all” through the small — the panorama of the textbook through the peephole of the personal. Acclaimed pianist Mona Golabek give us just that in sharing the story of her mother, Lisa Jura, a budding piano virtuoso in late 1930s Vienna.  Read more…

David C. Nichols – LA Times

In The Pianist of Willesden Lane,keyboard virtuoso Mona Golabek essentially channels her mother, pianist Lisa Jura, and strikes musical and emotional notes that transcend technical display or biographical sentiment.   Read more…