TheatreWorks is set to show its newest production, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, this week telling an emotional story of music and family on stage.
Presented by Hershey Felder, the show stars Mona Golabek who also wrote the book that Felder based this show on.
Golabek, an acclaimed concert pianist, tells the story of her mother’s escape from Vienna to England at the start of World War II to flee Nazi persecution. The story is accompanied by pieces from Bach, Beethoven, and other famous composers.
Preview shows start Wednesday, January 15, running through Friday, January 17. The official opening night is Saturday, January 18 at 8 p.m. The show is scheduled to run through February 16.
Performances, 90 minutes long with no intermission, are Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 and 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., and Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.
Tickets run from $45 to $95 per adult, depending on date and time. Seniors, students, teachers, and children have cheaper ticket prices.
All shows are at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St. in Mountain View.
An overview of the show can be seen below.