The Pianist (Regional, George Street Playhouse, 2023) | Playbill

The Pianist



In a new adaptation for the stage, 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 immediacy.

Directed by Emily Mann

Original Score by Iris Hand

Featuring Daniel Donskoy, Claire Beckman, Tina Benko, Charlotte Ewing, Rachel Felstein, Arielle Goldman, Robert David Grant, Jordan Lage, Ian Lowe, Austin Pendleton, Paula Spera, Georgia Warner


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