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“Winnie The Pooh, Kids” | Spring Break Theatre Camp at YST

Join Young Stars Theatre in making a fun “Winnie the Pooh” story come to life on stage in just one week! For anyone ages...
PHOTO: Young Stars Theatre | The South Pasadenan | The cast of YST's "James and The Giant Peach" on stage at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, CA.

YST’s “James and the Giant Peach” is Whimsical Fun for the Whole Family

Audiences at the opening this past weekend of Young Stars Theatre’s whimsical production of “James and Giant Peach Jr. were treated to a toe-tapping,...
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James and the Giant Peach | Young Stars Theatre

Based on the beloved classic Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach Jr. is a magical story with a beautifully complex score and...
PHOTO: Alisa Hayashida | The South Pasadenan | Young Stars Theatre Artistic Directors, Miranda Miller and Gloria Bennett in the courtyard of Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena.

Young Stars Theatre | Catching up with Local Youth Theatre Company, YST

Our readers will remember the sudden passing last spring of Young Stars Theatre co-founder, Jack Bennett, during his run as Harold Hill in YST’s...
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The Little Mermaid Makes a Splash at Young Stars Theatre

For the first time in their storied history, Young Stars Theatre brings South Pasadena a splashy, delightful, full scale production of The Little Mermaid...
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“Matilda Jr.” Enchants at Young Stars Theatre

Based on the Roald Dahl book, the Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin musical tells the tale of a special girl named Matilda who uses...

A Christmas Carol at South Pasadena’s Fremont Centre Theatre

Young Stars Theatre welcomes back a holiday classic and YST tradition, A Christmas Carol, adapted by director/YST founder Gloria Bennett and abridged by our...

ELF Jr. Comes to Young Stars Theatre for the Holidays

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” So says Buddy the Elf! Young Stars Theatre is excited...

YST Presents “And Then There Was One” – A Spoof, comedy, murder mystery!

This spoof of the famous stage mystery is all comedy, filled with hilarious sight gags and dialogue. Ten people are brought together by mysterious...

Seussical Jr, The Actor’s Nightmare, & Summer Camps at YST

Back at the beginning of 2020, YST was working on putting together a production of Seussical Jr., one of YST’s favorite musicals. The kids...

Remembering Jack J. Bennett | Song and Dance Man Takes His Final Bow

Jack J. Bennett was in his happy place – on stage – the evening of April 22, 2022. It was the second weekend of...

Obituary | Jack Jesse Bennett

Jack Jesse Bennett passed away on April 23, 2022 in Pasadena, California. He was 51. He is survived by his wife Gloria Bennett, daughter...

Celebration of Life for Jack J. Bennett

Young Stars Theatre co-founder, actor and director, Jack J. Bennett has died. The following is a message from his wife, Gloria Bennett, along with...

YST’s “The Music Man” is Irresistible

The Wells Fargo Wagon done pulled in to Fremont Centre Theatre by way of Young Stars Theatre company on Friday April 15 and will...

Harold Hill is Coming to River City – at YST!

The con man with the heart of gold is back in a new production of "The Music Man" at Young Stars Theatre. The title...

YST’s ALADDIN Jr on Stage at Fremont Centre Theatre Live and Streaming

YST isn’t slowing down in 2022!  YST’s Adult Membership company just completed a successful one weekend run of Agatha Christie’s Mystery One Act “The...

FROZEN JR Warms The YST Stage With Life

After 2020’s successful Zoom production of their own version of “A Christmas Carol”, YST is back on the live stage for their 2021 holiday...

OUR TOWN at Fremont Centre Theatre

A beautiful production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” is now playing at Fremont Centre Theatre, a play that, as it turns out, is both...

Thornton Wilder’s “OUR TOWN” Comes To Fremont Centre Theatre

An intimate look at small town life at the turn of the 20th century may not have seemed compelling in 1938 when Thornton Wilder...

The Importance of Being Earnest | YST at Fremont Centre Theatre

Get thee to the theatre one and all! For the first time in 17 months, I sat with other human beings as the lights...

YST Welcomes Us Back to the Theatre with Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being...

We’re going back to the theatre! After a long time away, we can use some laughs. This classic comedy, produced by Gloria Bennett for Young...

Arts Are Essential | What’s Happening in Arts & Entertainment May 14 – 21

A Noise Within will release its second high-quality film of a stage production this spring: “Alice in Wonderland”, remounting the beloved production from Spring...

Arts Are Essential | March 26 – April 2

“Tango The Musical by Sergei Tumas” comes to Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage March 25 through March 28, 2021. Presented Thursday at 5 pm;...
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YST Premieres LIVE “Little Women” streaming production this weekend

A new banner in front of Young Stars Theatre (YST) on Fremont Avenue proclaims “We’re Still Here”, a claim they didn’t think they would...
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Audition for Little Women at Young Stars Theatre

Young Stars Theatre is auditioning THIS weekend for a One-Act version of the American classic "Little Women"!  Both youth and adults are encouraged to...

Arts Are Essential | Holiday Entertainment Highlights Dec. 18 – 25

The Metropolitan Opera kicks of a week of holiday fare with Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” on Monday December 21.  This was the groundbreaking broadcast...

The Arts Are Essential! Dec 10-17 Highlights

The NYC company Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana celebrates Spanish dance in a festival that features distinctive performances by four companies. The dances debut at 7pm...

Arts Are Essential! What’s Happening in The Arts This Week

Latino Theater Company will be streaming for free a recording of their holiday pageant “La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin” starring proud Pasadenan and...

Arts Are Essential | What’s On in Arts & Entertainment This Week | November...

I have been seeing shows at The Geffen in West LA for years now but I do know that sometimes the cross town drive...

YST Fighting Hard to Survive in South Pasadena

Young Stars Theatre is not going down without a fight! While Covid restrictions have made it impossible to produce shows for a live audience...
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