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BRIGHT STAR coming to South Pasadena High School

The South Pasadena High School Drama program is excited to announce their upcoming production of the bluegrass-influenced, Tony-nominated musical "Bright Star". Written by comedian Steve...
PHOTO: Shari Correll | The South Pasadenan | Sophia Swallow, Milla Sanchez-Regalado and the cast of TRAP on the Little Theatre stage at South Pasadena High School.

The Intense Thrill-Ride of TRAP at SPHS

So much fun! SPHS Drama’s fall production of the psychological thriller, TRAP, is an intense thrill ride that keeps you guessing from beginning to...

Stephen Gregg’s Thriller TRAP | DON’T TELL THE SECRET

An incomprehensible event: every person in the audience of a high school play falls unconscious--all but one. Using interviews with witnesses, loved ones, first...
PHOTO: Shari Correll | The South Pasadenan | The cast of TRAP in rehearsals at South Pasadena High School

TRAP | SPHS Drama has a Twisty Play in Store for Theatregoers

First and foremost, DON’T TELL THE SECRET! The South Pasadena High School Drama Club’s fall play, Steven Gregg’s TRAP, promises to be a twisty...
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SPHS Drama Ready to Open FREAKY FRIDAY

This is not your typical “Disney” musical. Is it fun? Are there big, splashy musical numbers? Is there a loopy, suspend your disbelief premise?...
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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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Singer Songwriter Maria Taylor visits the cast of “Middletown”

The cast and crew of the South Pasadena High School fall play, “Middletown”, got an unexpected and exciting visit from Maria Taylor at their...
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SPHS Drama Ready To Premiere Will Eno’s “MIDDLETOWN”

The award-winning South Pasadena High School drama department, under the direction of Nick Hoffa, is in final preparations for the first fall play to...
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Pulitzer-Nominated “MIDDLETOWN” | Will Eno’s Deeply Moving and Funny Play Explores The Universe

This fall, the award-winning South Pasadena Drama Department will tackle Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Will Eno’s award-winning MIDDLETOWN. Eno, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize...

SHREK The Musical Makes Us Believers

South Pasadena High School Drama made a spectacular return to the stage last weekend after a three year absence due to the pandemic.  The...

SHREK The Musical Coming to a Swamp Near You Next Week!

It’s hard to believe but South Pasadena High School drama has not put on a spring musical since “Legally Blonde” in 2019, so it’s...

Sense and Sensibility

Dear readers, I bring you news of a profoundly celebratory return to live theatre as South Pasadena Drama took to the boards for a...

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...

SPHS Drama’s Bold & Unique Film Production of MacBeth

As this unique school year came to a close, with students once again roaming the hallways and various traditions coming back, including an in...

SPHS Drama Premieres Fully Produced Film of Shakespeare’s MACBETH

South Pasadena High School’s drama department will offer a free, fully produced movie version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, streaming online on May 14 and 22....

SPHS Drama Presents Shakespeare’s MACBETH

As we head into mid February during a global pandemic, it’s hard to keep track of the normal traditions and activities like football games,...

SPHS “Metamorphoses” Places Top 3 High School Shows in LA County

After a sold-out, critically acclaimed run, the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) announced that South Pasadena High School Drama Department’s production of “Metamorphoses” placed...

METAMORPHOSES | Ancient Myths For A Modern World

Metamorphoses at South Pasadena High School is something so thoroughly unexpected and unabashedly theatrical as to defy categorization. Based on the Roman poet, Ovid’s,...

Broadway Actress Anjali Bhimani Visits Cast of Metamorphoses Ahead of Opening

The South Pasadena High School cast of the upcoming production of Metamorphoses had the rare privilege of meeting one of the actors who was...

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,...

South Pasadena High School Presents Award-Winning Play “METAMORPHOSES”, Staged In A Pool of Water

Metamorphoses, an award-winning one-act play staged entirely in a pool of water, and featuring live musicians, singing, dancing, and a range of both hilarious...

South Pasadena High School Drama Delivers A Big-Hearted LEGALLY BLONDE

South Pasadena High School’s production of Legally Blonde is a fizzy, pink, sugar rush of a cocktail that serves up plenty of high octane...

Legally Blonde Opens Friday April 25 | A Heartfelt Musical That Continues To Resonate

“Expect to see something fun!” exclaims senior Wressey Baugham, “I firmly believe that this show is going to make you laugh, you’ll be amazed,...

LEGALLY BLONDE | Coming to South Pasadena

This spring, South Pasadena turns pink! From April 26-28, the SPHS Drama Club will present Legally Blonde: The Musical, based on the hilarious and...

SPHS Drama and Production Design Students Head To Fullerton Theatre Festival

After a fun-filled, successful showing at last year’s event, SPHS Drama and Production Design students are headed back to Fullerton Theatre Festival on Friday...

The Laramie Project | A Bold Cry For Hope

The Laramie Project at South Pasadena High School is an audacious cry for hope that is a remarkable piece of theatre. Set in the...

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...

THE ADDAMS FAMILY – Full Disclosure, It’s a Smash!

Friday’s opening night of The Addams Family saw a full, boisterous house that simply could not get enough of this eclectic, dark and crazy...

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Opens Friday! One Weekend Only!

The South Pasadena High School Drama Department is proud to present their spring musical, The Addams Family – Friday April 20 at 7pm, Saturday...
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