A Paris Love Story

Written and performed by Hershey Felder, Directed by Trevor Hay

2021 Season in the Owen Theatre

Virtuoso Hershey Felder takes us on a personal journey as he explores the life and music of Impressionist composer Claude Debussy. From the sweeping "La Mer" to the evocative "Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune" and the mystical "Clair de lune," you won’t want to miss this soaring tribute to a visionary.

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A Paris Love Story

  • Hershey Felder
    Hershey Felder


    Hershey Felder
     (Playwright/Performer) has played more than 5,000 performances of his self-created solo productions at some of the world’s most prestigious theatres and has broken box office records consistently. His shows include: George Gershwin Alone (Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre, West End’s Duchess Theatre); Monsieur Chopin; Beethoven; Maestro (Leonard Bernstein); Franz Liszt in MusikLincoln: An American StoryHershey Felder as Irving BerlinOur Great Tchaikovsky, and A Paris Love Story. His compositions and recordings include AliyahConcerto for Piano and Orchestra; Fairytale, a musical; Les Anges de ParisSuite for Violin and PianoSong SettingsSaltimbanques for Piano and OrchestraEtudes Thematiques for Piano; and An American Story for Actor and Orchestra.

    Felder is the adaptor, director and designer for the internationally performed play-with-music The Pianist of Willesden Lane with Steinway artist Mona Golabek; producer and designer for the musical Louis and Keely: ‘Live’ at the Sahara, directed by Taylor Hackford; and writer and director for Flying Solo, featuring opera legend Nathan Gunn. Upcoming projects include Anna and Sergei, a new play featuring the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff; as well as a new musical based on the award-winning book Out on a Ledge by Eva Libitzky. Felder has operated a full-service production company since 2001 and has been a scholar-in-residence at Harvard University’s Department of Music. He is married to Kim Campbell, the first female Prime Minister of Canada.

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