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Pygmalion: a Dated Classic is Set Alight Again

It’s one of mankind’s oldest lessons—be careful what you wish for. George Bernard Shaw’s cautionary tale of classes and acceptance, Pygmalion, has seen umpteen variations, revivals and versions over the year, perhaps most notably in the cloying and foppish (and hugely popular) film, My Fair Lady, in 1969. The less said about that aberration the better, as Shaw’s play, now vaguely dated, spoke wisely to…

“Born to Lead: The Susan Ahn Cuddy Story” Presented by East West Players’ Theatre

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s premier Asian American theatre, will present the touring production of Born to Lead: The Susan Ahn Cuddy Story by Vivian Keh-Hue, directed by Jennifer Chang and featuring Rich Lee,…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

The Odd Couple, a classic American comedy written by Neil Simon, directed by Alan Brooks and produced by Sherrie Lofton, Chrstian Lebano and Estelle Campbell for Sierra Madre Playhouse will open on Friday, May 2…

Our American Cousin Opens This Weekend at Parson’s Nose Theater

L-R: E.A. Sothern as Lord Dundreary, Laura Keene as Florence Trenchard and Joseph Jefferson as Asa Trenchard. Photo courtesy Parson's Nose Theater Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, opens its Season…

Sex, Religion, and Politics Collide as Six Pakistani-American Muslim Women Confront Tradition in “Dirty Paki Lingerie”

Sex, religion, and politics collide as six Pakistani-American Muslim women air their “dirty lingerie” in the sixty minute comedic play “Dirty Paki Lingerie” by Aizzah Fatima to be presented at Pasadena’s USC Pacific Asia Museum on Sunday, March 29.…

Theatre Events

Sunday, April 12 - 7:00 pm All About Murder

Thursday, April 16 - 8:00 pm My Barking Dog by Eric Cole (Preview)

Friday, April 17 - 8:00 pm My Barking Dog by Eric Cole (Preview)

Tuesday, April 07

Pygmalion Before and After – Show Activities at The Pasadena Playhouse

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announce before and after-show activities to be offered during the run of George…

Sunday, April 12

The Pasadena Playhouse Announces the Cast for Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

The Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast of George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION, the fifth production of its 2014-2015 Season. PYGMALION, which began rehearsals today, will be…

Sunday, April 12

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents ‘Einstein is a Dummy’ Musical Comedy

Einstein is a Dummy, Musical Comedy will open on March 6, for limited engagement at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. Books and lyrics by Karen Zacarias.…

Sunday, April 12

Ovation Award Winner Sands Stars in All About Murder at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Chris Sands. Photo courtesy of SanZman Productions Sierra Madre Playhouse presents “All About Murder” with Ovation Award Winner Chris Sands on Sunday, April 20, 7:00…

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A Noise Within Continues its 2014-2015 Season with Figaro by Pierre Beaumarchais

A Noise Within (ANW) continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with Figaro, a new production of Beaumarchais’ classic play The Marriage of Figaro freely adapted by Charles Morey, March 1 to May 10 (press opening March 7). Directed by Michael Michetti, this is the West Coast premiere of the Morey adaptation. Of his new Figaro, Morey said, “When I was approached by the Pearl Theatre Company about a commission for a new adaptation of Le Mariage de Figaro, I had to admit I hadn’t read it since graduate school. But when I did, I was instantly struck by how startlingly contemporary…

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