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A Complete History of the American Musical in 90 Minutes….or Less!

What do George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Stephen Sondheim have in common? How about Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Rent, and Wicked? They...
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FREAKY FRIDAY Comes to South Pasadena High School

The South Pasadena High School Drama program is excited to announce their upcoming production of "Freaky Friday". Based on the classic novel by Mary...
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Polar Opposites Dare to Love in “Kiss of the Spider Woman” at A Noise...

In a South American prison cell in a country under authoritarian rule, two polar opposites discover that love may spring in the most unlikely...
Miles Fowler and Ana Nicolle Chavez in Sanctuary City at Pasadena Playhouse

“Sanctuary City” and The American Dreamer

B and G are two high school kids living in early 2000's, post 9/11 Newark, New Jersey in Martyna Majok’s new play “Sanctuary City”...

Belly Laughs and More Await You at “Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and The...

Comedian and actor, Mike Birbiglia, premiered his new one-man show, “The Old Man and The Pool” with a star-studded opening night at the Mark...

World Premiere of “Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and The Pool”

The world premiere of “Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool” opens at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum on August 3 and...

A NEW DAY Premieres at Lineage Performing Arts Center

Pasadena’s Lineage Performing Arts Center will premiere a new dance and theater piece about the HIV/AIDS epidemic at their new intimate theater July 31st...

An Exuberant Return To Live Theatre as SPHS Drama Presents SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Under...

Fear not, dear reader, for I bring you news of the imminent arrival of LIVE theatre back in South Pasadena by way of the...

Jane Austen’s SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Performed Live Under The Stars

In a triumphant return to live theater, the award-winning South Pasadena Drama Department will present Kate Hamill’s wild, hilarious, and charming adaptation of Sense...

Garry Marshall Theatre Reopens With “The Root Beer Bandits, A Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West...

The ‘Bandits’ are back! The Root Beer Bandits – A Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West Musicale, reopens the Garry Marshall Theatre with a limited engagement....

A Noise Within Announces Season Will Begin February

Dear A Noise Within Passholders, Patrons, and Supporters: We are postponing our Fall 2020 productions to Fall 2021, and we will open our current Spring...

“The Present” is a Gift

The Geffen Playhouse premiered their first production in the newly launched series Geffen Stayhouse, “THE PRESENT”, an interactive, virtual play starring master illusionist and...

METAMORPHOSES | Director Nick Hoffa and SPHS Drama Explore How Tragedy Transforms

There is something really exciting going on at South Pasadena High School that you are not going to want to miss. Drama Department Head,...

Nia Vardalos reprises role in Tiny Beautiful Things at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for The Public Theater production of Tiny Beautiful Things...

“And Then There Were None” | Agatha Christie Mystery Opens at Fremont Centre Theatre

Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel (in fact, the best-selling mystery novel of all time) And Then There Were None takes the stage on Friday January...
PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | SouthPasadenan.com | Geoff Elliott as Scrooge with Deborah Strang as the Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at A Noise Within.

It’s That Time of Year for ANW’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Is it really Christmas until you’ve seen A Christmas Carol at A Noise Within? I think not. Especially considering this production is, year after...

Step Back In Time with a Live Radio Play of IT’S A WONDERUL LIFE...

After last year’s holiday success of doing a live radio play of Miracle on 34th Street with Alfred Molina, Pasadena Playhouse has brought back...

The Laramie Project at SPHS | Say It Right

“I will speak to you, I will trust you people that if you write a play of this, that you say it right, you...

Parson’s Nose Takes an Enthralling Journey Down The Mississippi in MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS

Pasadena has the good fortune to be the landing spot for Parson’s Nose Theater, specifically in the beautiful Marston and Van Pelt 1911 building...

World Premiere of QUACK Opens at Kirk Douglas Theatre

The world premiere of Quack by Eliza Clark will open at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. Directed...

THE WOMAN IN BLACK Promises Chills and Thrills

“If you like mysteries, if you like suspense, if you like to try to figure out what happens next, this show is for you!”...

MARK TWAIN AND FRIENDS | A River Journey | Opens This Weekend at Parson’s...

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles’ professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season this weekend with Mark Twain and Friends:...

EVERYTHING THAT NEVER HAPPENED Takes New Look at Merchant of Venice

A fresh and poignant look at the story of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice is now on stage at Boston Court Pasadena with the world...

Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey | Parson’s Nose Theater

Parson’s Nose Theater, the acclaimed Los Angeles classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season with Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey....

ELF Jr Auditions!

Do you believe? Do you love Christmas? Santa? Presents? Elves and snow? Here is your chance to spread that holiday cheer! Last December, for the...
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