Music, Love, and Survival
Part 6: Lisa’s Dream Fulfilled
In the final part of her performance, Mona describes how the children of
Willesden Lane search desperately for news of their families after the war
ends. Lisa’s sister Rosie has survived, giving Lisa the inspiration
she needs to make her debut.
Questions to Discuss With Students
- “Make something of yourself.” Mona describes how these words
meant a lot to Lisa. What do they mean to you?
- How, in this performance, does Mona honor and extend the legacies of
her mother and her grandmother?