128 NW 11th
Portland Center Stage at The Armory features The Pianist of Willesden Lane in a return engagement after sold out crowds during is 2016 run in Portland.
This true story of a young musician separated from her family when she was sent from Vienna to London on the Kindertransport is surprisingly uplifting.
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
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. Pianist is infused with hope and invokes the life-affirming power of music.