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FROM GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE: First Look at "The Pianist"!
Look at George Street Playhouse's The Pianist
Daniel Donskoy and Robert David Grant (Photo by T. Charles
The Pianist is Wladyslaw
Szpilman’s harrowing account of the annihilation of Jewish life in
Warsaw during World War II and his remarkable survival through the
transcendent power of music.
His memoir inspired an Oscar-winning film—and now
acclaimed Playwright/Director Emily Mann has crafted an innovative,
immersive play with music that delivers this terrifying and
triumphant tale with soul-shaking power and thrilling theatrical
Sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
(L to R) Arielle Goldman, Daniel Donskoy, Georgia Warner,
Austin Pendleton, Paul Spera, Claire Beckman, Charlotte Ewing (Photos
by T. Charles Erickson)
THE PIANIST stars
Ukrainian-Russian Jewish actor Daniel Donskoy (A Small Light;
The Crown) as Wladyslaw Szpilman in his American stage debut
and features Claire Beckman (The Torch-Bearers) as Mother,
Austin Pendleton (Between Riverside and Crazy; The
Minutes; The Little Foxes) as Father, Paul Spera (On
The Basis of Sex) as Henryk, Arielle Goldman (The How and
the Why) as Regina, Georgia Warner (Broadway: All My Sons)
as Halina/Woman, Charlotte Ewing (Law and Order: SVU) as
Magda/Boy, Tina Benko (Broadway: The Rose Tattoo) as Janina
and others, Robert David Grant (Succession) as Majorek and
others, and Jordan Lage (Broadway: Glengarry Glenross) as
(L to R) Paul Spera, Austin Pendleton, Claire Beckman,
Daniel Donskoy, Georgia Warner, and Arielle Goldman (Photo by T.
(L to R) Robert David Grant, Daniel Donskoy, Austin
Pendleton, Paul Spera, Tina Benko (Photos by T. Charles Erickson)