Courtesy of Hershey Felder Presents
Mona Golabek stars in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” a solo show set to run Jan. 15 through Feb. 16 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.
The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., has scheduled several events for January. Details follow.
• TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” Jan. 15 through Feb. 16, MainStage. Holding fast to dreams of concert success, a young Jewish pianist escapes Vienna via the Kindertransport, arriving in England at the outset of World War II. Concert pianist Mona Golabek recounts her mother’s poignant saga of hope and resilience, underscored with music from Bach, Beethoven and many more. Created by TheatreWorks regular Hershey Felder, it celebrates the power of music to transcend even the darkest times. 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; the Jan. 15-17 shows are previews; Jan. 18 is opening night. Tickets are $45-$105; discounts are available for seniors, students, educators and children.