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Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey Opens This Weekend at Parson’s Nose

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles’ professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season this weekend with “Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey. This is an original play by Los Angeles playwright and actor, Greg White. The production is partly sponsored by the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Department. It begins the second season in their new home in Pasadena.…

Pasadena Playhouse, USC School of Dramatic Arts Continue Partnership with Detroit ’67 and The Receptionist

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, continues their exciting partnership with the USC School of Dramatic Arts this Fall by presenting two productions for the School’s MFA in Acting program at the Carrie Hamilton…

Hamlet with a Twist: Rosencrantz and Gilderstern Are Dead

(foreground) ANW Resident Artist Kasey Mahaffy, who plays Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; (background) ANW Resident Artist Rafael Goldstein, who plays Guildenstern. From Henry V. Photo by Craig Schwartz.) A Noise Within (ANW)…

Parson’s Nose Theater Presents an Original Play About (Not By) Mark Twain

Mark Twain statue in Monrovia, CA. Photo by Lance Davis Mark Twain by Abdullah Freres, 1867 Parson’s Nose Theater kicks off their 2018-19 season with “Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey,” an original play…

Tonight ‘Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden’ at The Huntington

Stan Lai, the award-winning US-born Taiwan-based playwright and theater director who helped revolutionize modern theater in Taiwan in the 1980s, will be presenting his “Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden,” a site-specific play which he wrote…

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Friday, December 14 - 7:30 pm Moana, Jr.

Saturday, December 15 - 7:30 pm Moana, Jr.

Sunday, December 16 - 2:00 pm Moana, Jr.

Saturday, October 20

Madcap Men in Tights to Perform All 37 Shakespeare Plays in 90 Minutes

Reduced Shakespeare Company, a touring acting and comedy troupe that performs fast-paced, seemingly improvisational condensations of serious subjects, will be performing “The Complete Works of…

Monday, October 22

The Whipping Man at Sierra Madre Playhouse on October 22

For the October selection in its monthly Off The Page series of free public staged readings of plays, Sierra Madre Playhouse presents The Whipping Man.…

Wednesday, October 24

Cast Announced for “The Chimes and the Corpse” Production to be Performed in Local Mausoleum

Jena Hunt in a previous Wicked Lit production at the Mountain View mausoleum in 2017. Photo by Daniel Kitayama. Four returning audience favorites and eight…

Wednesday, October 24

Foolish Mortals at Sierra Madre Playhouse on October 24

Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (l) and Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven (r) Just in time for Halloween, AKT Academy at Sierra Madre…

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Lythgoe Family Panto Returns to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium with the World Premiere of The Wonderful Winter of Oz

“With the fall season upon us…”, the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce that Lythgoe Family Panto will once again return to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium with its newest production, The Wonderful Winter of Oz, December 15-30. This is the second year in a row Lythgoe Family Panto will showcase a family-friendly musical at the historic venue. Last December, they produced Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose, featuring some of Hollywood’s most recognized actors. Presented in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and Lythgoe Family Panto, The Wonderful Winter of Oz is a fun musical…

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