Key Actor Returns to TheatreWorks in Show Revealing Chopin’s Secrets | New
Hershey Felder is not only a playwright, pianist and performer, but also a musical chameleon. In his original shows, Felder has portrayed composers from Giacomo Puccini to George Gershwin, illuminating both the compositions and the personal stories of the men behind the music. For his final spin on the TheatreWorks Silicon Valley stage, Felder delves into the life of Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin with the Bay Area premiere of “Hershey Felder: Chopin in Paris,” August 19-September 19. 11 at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts.
TheatreWorks audiences know and love Felder from previous productions which include regional premieres of “Our Great Tchaikovsky”, “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin” and world premieres of “Hershey Felder as Claude Debussy in A PARIS LOVE STORY” and “Hershey Felder: Beethoven. His shows often break box office records for the company.
“Hershey Felder: Chopin in Paris,” set in the City of Light shortly after the 1848 Revolution, offers a private lesson with the talented composer, exploring the beauty and complexity of his music and revealing insights into Chopin. -same.
The Mountain View Center for Performing Arts is located at 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Tickets start at $30. For more information, visit theatreworks.org.