Theatre
Unbound Productions Brings History Lit: A Festival of Timeless Stories to the Pasadena Museum of History

History Lit 2012 Ilona Kulinska. Photo by John T. Cogan History Lit 2's Brian David Pope, Georgan George and Ilona Kulinska. Photo by John T. Cogan Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced their newest immersive theatre event – HISTORY LIT: A Festival Of Timeless Stories (July 9-31, 2016) at the Pasadena Museum…

When Science Mentors Art, and Art Plays with Science

Performing a staged reading of The Chisera on Earth Day in April are (from left): Lydia Kivrak, Caltech undergraduate astrophysics student; Robert Vestal, an actor with the Native Voices Artists Ensemble at the Autry; and…

Pasadena Playhouse Readies for Saturday Gala, Martin Sheen to Present Award To Jane Fonda and Richard Perry

Preparations are in high gear at the Pasadena Playhouse as Saturday evening’s gala draws closer by the minute. Martin Sheen is scheduled to honor two-time Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda and celebrated record producer Richard…

Blair High School’s Ovations Production “This is Us!” Premieres This Week

The students at Blair High School will be presenting this year’s Ovation production, “This is Us!”, on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. at the school’s amphitheater featuring four installments of musicals into three nights of curated…

Legendary Pasadena Theatre ‘A Noise Within’ Launches Bold 25th Season Themed ‘Beyond Our Wildest Dreams’

Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and her husband, Geoff Elliott, co-founders of A Noise Within Theatre, announced their 25th season at an event in their East Pasadena theatre Tuesday night.   “In 1991, we were struggling students, fresh…

Theatre Events

Saturday, June 18 - 2:30 pm The Glass Menagerie

Saturday, June 18 - 8:00 pm The Glass Menagerie

Sunday, June 19 - 2:30 pm The Glass Menagerie

Saturday, May 28

Donald Marguiles’ Dinner with Friends Featuring John Cho and Diverse Cast

From Top Clockwise: Melody Butiu, Reggie Lee, John Cho and Kerri Higuchi. Photo courtesy Artists at Play Artists at Play hosts its annual Summer Salon…

Sunday, May 29

“Third” by Wendy Wasserstein to Open at The South Pasadena Theatre Workshop

South Pasadena Theatre Workshop presents the play “Third” by Wendy Wasserstein, April 22-May 29. Producers Stephen Godwin and Sally Smythe are pleased to bring this…

Sunday, June 19

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents “The Glass Menagerie” – The Classic American Play

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents The Glass Menagerie – The Classic American Play now through June 19. Written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Christian Lebano.…

Sunday, June 19

Billie Holiday: Front and Center Opens World Premiere Engagement at Fremont Centre Theatre

Fremont Centre Theatre presents the World Premiere of “Billie Holiday: Front and Centre” on Friday, May 27, 8:00 p.m. Written, performed and produced by Sybil…

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The Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2016-2017 Season

The Pasadena Playhouse announced their 2016-2017 season today, which includes an exciting new production of The Fantasticks by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones directed by Associate Artistic Director Seema Sueko; David Henry Hwang’s Tony Award-winning play M. Butterfly; the World Premiere Rock and Roll musical Shout, Sister, Shout!, conceived and directed by Randy Johnson with the book by Cheryl West, about the life of legendary gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe; a new production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and The Artistic Director’s Choice to be announced at a later date. Once again this year, The Pasadena Playhouse will also present Panto…

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