Stepping Out

Golabek retells her mother's story of hope in 'Pianist'

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s production of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” is set to run through Feb. 16 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

A young Jewish pianist escapes Vienna and arrives in England at the outset of World War II. Concert pianist Mona Golabek recounts her mother’s saga of hope and resilience, underscored with music from Bach, Beethoven and many more.

Performances are slated 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and/or 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and/or 7 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets are $45-$105; discounts are available for seniors, students, educators and children.

For tickets and more information, call 903-6000 or visit

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