At Berkeley Rep, award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder stars in Monsieur Chopin, a passionate portrayal of the “Poet of the Piano.”Photo: John Zich Berkeley Rep theatergoers and critics, myself included, have already sung the praises of Hershey Felder, the gifted concert pianist, composer and actor, who wrote and performed the first-rate one-man show “George […]
Among his many talents, Hershey Felder, who is currently performing at the Berkeley Rep, is an accomplished cook.
Hershey Felder in Maestro at Berkeley Rep through July 3. Photo: Kevin Berne Even before it opened, Berkeley Rep extended the run of Hershey Felder’s brilliant new one-man show about the life of the renowned 20th century American music wunderkind, Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990). Berkeley Rep theater-goers and critics have already sung the praises of Hershey […]
In her one-woman show The Pianist of Willesden Lane, piano virtuoso Mona Golabek chronicles her mother’s escape from the Holocaust. Photo: mellopix.com Noted concert pianist Mona Golabek’s enthralling one-woman play underscores the power of music and the significance of history. Based on her book (with Lee Cohen) of the same name, The Pianist of Willesden […]
Hershey Felder as America’s favorite composer in George Gershwin Alone at Berkeley Rep. Photo: Mark Garvin George Gershwin Alone is a bright and breezy one-man show written and performed by Hershey Felder using the glorious music and lyrics of George Gershwin (1898–1937), and his brother, Ira (1896–1983). Felder, playing George Gershwin, fascinates the audience as […]