Hershey Felder shouldn’t be solely a playwright, pianist and performer, however a musical chameleon as properly. In his unique exhibits, Felder has portrayed composers from Giacomo Puccini to George Gershwin, illuminating each the compositions and the private tales of the lads behind the music. For his newest activate TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s stage, Felder delves into the lifetime of Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin with the Bay Space premiere of “Hershey Felder: Chopin in Paris,” Aug. 19-Sept. 11 on the Mountain View Middle for Performing Arts.
TheatreWorks audiences know and love Felder from earlier productions that embody the regional premieres of “Our Nice Tchaikovsky,” “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin,” and the world premieres of “Hershey Felder as Claude Debussy in A PARIS LOVE STORY” and “Hershey Felder: Beethoven.” His exhibits are sometimes box-office document breakers for the corporate.
“Hershey Felder: Chopin in Paris,” set within the Metropolis of Lights not lengthy after the 1848 revolution, affords a personal lesson with the proficient composer, exploring the sweetness and complexities of his music and revealing insights into Chopin himself.
The Mountain View Middle for Performing Arts is positioned at 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Tickets begin at $30. For extra info, go to theatreworks.org.