Bay Area Theater

Performer Interview: Hershey Felder, “George Gershwin Alone”

Hershey Felder, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky, 2013. George Gershwin Alone will be performed live from Florence, Italy on Sunday September 13, 2020 at 5 pm Pacific. For tickets and information, go to Berkeley Rep or TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

Hershey Felder has made a career of creating solo shows in which he portrays different composers performing their work on piano. His first show, George Gershwin Alone, began in 1999 at a Los Angeles workshop. He later went on to portray Leonard Bernstein, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Frederic Chopin, Claude Debussy, and Ludwig Beethoven.

This interview was recorded in the offices of Berkeley Rep on April 12, 2013, during the run of George Gershwin Alone.

Photos: Hershey Felder Presents.

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