Hear the true wartime story of Lisa Jura, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, at St James Theatre.
Full of beautiful, haunting live piano music, this true story has already mesmerised audiences across the United States. Based on her own book, The Children of Willesden Lane, pianist Mona Golabek plays her mother, Lisa, in a tale of relationships, survival and hope set during the Second World War.
The story opens in 1938 Vienna. Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist dreams of performing at Vienna’s Musikverein concert hall. But with new rules imposed by the Nazi regime, her ambitions are cut short and she is sent to London on the Kindertransport, taking with her only her love of music and her dreams.
Venue Details & Map
12 Palace StreetLondonSW1E 5JA
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