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The Show Must Go On: Actor Bill Oberst Jr. Unexpectedly Performs Ray Bradbury’s “Pillar of Fire” ‘Unplugged’ at South Pasadena Library

An unplanned power outage struck the Library on August 11 at 1 p.m. The facility remained open for the next two hours operating with minimal battery lighting. At 3:15 the utility company said power would not be restored soon and the Library was closed for the rest of the day. After learning that power wouldn’t be back on for the 7 p.m. performance by Emmy…

A Noise Within Begins 25th Season with Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia”

Elyse Myrto in The Guardsman Photo: Craig Schwartz A Noise Within (ANW) presents the first production in their 25th Anniversary Season, Tom Stoppard’s 1993 play Arcadia, directed by Geoff Elliott, beginning on Sunday, September 4…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2016-2017 Season

In the coming season, Sierra Madre Playhouse continues its focus on exclusively American playwrights, offering a mix of solidly entertaining mainstage shows and a variety of fascinating special events. Mainstage Shows Sept. 23- Oct. 22,…

Immersive Theater Performances at the Pasadena Museum of History Brings Audiences to Their Feet

Sam Silverstein and audience in The Garden Party. Photo by John Thvedt Who says you have to be confined to a seat to watch a play? The out-of-the-box creative minds from Unbound Productions are reinventing…

“Summer With Shakespeare” Demystifies the Bard for Young Actors at A Noise Within

Pasadena’s classical repertory theatre company A Noise Within (ANW) is wrapping up its five week intensive theater camp for kids ages six to eighteen with two separate performances to showcase the hard work these young…

Theatre Events

Friday, October 14 - 8:00 pm Funny Girl

Saturday, October 15 - 8:00 pm Funny Girl

Sunday, October 16 - 3:00 pm Funny Girl

Sunday, October 02

The Pasadena Playhouse Presents “The Fantastiks” by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones

The Pasadena Playhouse presents “The Fantastiks” by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. The production will be directed by Seema Sueko, who directed The Pasadena Playhouse’s…

Sunday, October 16

Conundrum Theatre Stages Funny Girl at Historic Rialto Theatre

Jackie Brenneman as Fanny Brice and Darryl Maximilian Robinson as Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. rehearse a scene from Funny Girl at The South Pasadena Public Library…

Saturday, November 12

A Noise Within Presents “The Maids” by Jean Genet on its 25th Anniversary Season

A Noise Within (ANW) presents the second production of their 25th Anniversary Season, The Maids, by French dramatist Jean Genet. The show will be directed…

Saturday, November 12

Wicked Performances in Mountain View Mausoleum

Unbound Productions announces the plays that will be included in Wicked Lit 2016, the company’s 8th annual immersive theatre event that will for the 7th…

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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 from American Conservatory Theatre, and we used our last $3,000 to produce Hamlet,” said Julia Rodriguez-Elliott last night, recalling the chancy beginnings of Pasadena’s legendary A Noise Within Theatre she co-founded with her husband, Geoff Elliott now on the eve of its 25th season. “It was a big success,” she continued, “and we learned a lot really quickly: that Los Angeles was filled with well-trained talent,…

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