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Athens vs. Sparta War Portrayed with Sensual, Hilarious Slant at PCC Play

The war between Athens and Sparta has been depicted in both theater and film dozens of times, but Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” is one of the few, if not the only one, which portrays it in the light of sex and comedy. Pasadena City College Center for the Arts will stage Germaine Greer and Phil Willmott’s adaptation of “Lysistrata” on Friday, April 25, at 8:00 p.m., Saturday,…

Pasadena Playhouse Stages Improvised, Unscripted Play Inspired by Shakespeare

The theater group known for its improvised plays has gone to Pasadena Playhouse to stage till “Shakespeare Unscripted,” a performance inspired by the classical artist’s Italianate romantic comedies. Impro Theater’s play pays tribute to Shakespeare’s…

Actors/Actor(Es)pañol Youth Academy Scholarships Available for Youth Ages 5-18

Actors/Actor(Es)pañol Youth Academy is looking for youth ages 5-18 who are bilingual (Spanish/English) and who have some experience or training in acting to participate in auditions for the chance to win a 3-month scholarship for…

A New Production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers” Opens at Sierra Madre Playhouse

A new adaptation re-sets the action to the U.K. in 1952 with Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera, “The Gondoliers,” on May 16, 8:00 p.m. at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. From the libretto of W.S. Gilbert,…

A Noise Within Announces 2014-2015 Season

A Full House at a Macbeth Student Matinee. Photo by A Noise Within A Noise Within, led by Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, announces its 23rd season of classic theater in Southern…

Theatre Events

Saturday, May 03 - 8:00 pm Capitol Steps at Caltech

Sunday, May 11 - 7:00 pm Artisan's Union: Strong Women

Saturday, June 21 - 8:00 pm Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents The Gondoliers

Saturday, May 03

Athens vs. Sparta War Portrayed with Sensual, Hilarious Slant at PCC Play

The war between Athens and Sparta has been depicted in both theater and film dozens of times, but Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” is one of the few,…

Sunday, May 04

Impro Theatre Presents “Shakespeare Unscripted”

Impro Theatre has announced their newest production, Shakespeare UnScripted, directed by Brian Lohmann and Dan O’Connor. Shakespeare UnScripted opens on Sunday, March 30 at 5:00…

Sunday, May 04

Pasadena Playhouse Stages Improvised, Unscripted Play Inspired by Shakespeare

The theater group known for its improvised plays has gone to Pasadena Playhouse to stage till “Shakespeare Unscripted,” a performance inspired by the classical artist’s…

Sunday, May 11

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Present the World Premiere of Sheila Callaghan’s ‘Everything You Touch’

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present Everything You Touch, by Shelia Callaghan, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. Opening night is Saturday, April…

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The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Jan Saiget as Director of Institutional Advancement

The Pasadena Playhouse is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Saiget as the Director of Institutional Advancement for the organization. Saiget is a seasoned fundraiser whose career contributions have furthered the missions of non-profit organizations representing the arts, civic engagement, architectural history and preservation, and most recently, academic medical research and healthcare. “I am pleased to return to the Pasadena community, where early in my career I served as the Pacific Asia Museum’s Director of Development,” says Saiget. “It is also rewarding to again be immersed in the inspirational and creative energy of the arts, and that of The…

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