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Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents Bee-luther-hatchee – A Play

Leilani Smith, Jon Sprik, Photo by: Gina Long Bee-luther-hatchee. A play opens on Friday, January 13, 8:00 p.m. at Sierra Madre Playhouse. Bee-luther-hatchee is written by Thomas Gibbons and directed by Saundra McClain, produced for Sierra Madre Playhouse by Christian Lebano, Estelle Campbell and Joan Riback. Shelita Burns, editor at a New York publishing house, is searching for Libby Price, an African-American woman who has…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Receives $15,000 Grant from Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation has bestowed a $15,000 grant on Sierra Madre Playhouse in support of its upcoming production, Bee-luther-hatchee. Sierra Madre Playhouse is one of four Los Angeles and Seattle area…

Pasadena City College Professors Use Theatrical Performance to Help Students Shine Light on Social Justice Issue

Pasadena City College is pleased to host The Vagina Monologues, a play written by Eve Ensler, on February 23rd at 12:30 pm and February 24th at 6:00 pm. Seventeen students will perform in the event…

Al Pacino, Judith Light to Star in The Pasadena Playhouse’s First Development Production

Al Pacino credit: Brigitte Lacombe The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that their first development production, under the theater’s new play development program PlayWorks, will be Dotson Rader’s God Looked Away starring Academy Award- and two-time…

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,…

Theatre Events

Sunday, February 26 - 7:00 pm Romeo and Juliet

Monday, February 27 - 7:00 pm Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday, February 28 - 7:00 pm Romeo and Juliet

Friday, January 27

Caltech Theater Presents A Wasted Evening of Tom Lehrer

Caltech Theater presents A Wasted Evening of Tom Lehrer, featuring 23 songs by the Grand Step-Daddy of Musical Satire, performed by the Caltech community in…

Saturday, January 28

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents Drama in Unexpected Places – A Free Event

L-R: Monrovia History Museum, Nardi Associates LLP Architects and Second Baptist Church of Monrovia Sierra Madre Playhouse presents Drama in Unexpected Places – A Free…

Sunday, January 29

Pasadena Opera Presents Così Fan Tutte

Indre Viskontas (l) and Dana Sadava (r) Jonathan Lynn Pasadena Opera presents its third production, Mozart’s comedic classic Così fan tutte, directed by Jonathan Lynn…

Sunday, January 29

Lake Avenue Church Presents An Evening with C. S. Lewis

Actor Phil Crowley will perform “My Life’s Journey: An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” a one man play in two acts by David Payne in Family…

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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 Carrie Ancker, artistic associate at Theater Arts Caltech. Credit: Courtesy of Arden Thomas When Tira Palmquist wrote her play “Two Degrees,” focusing on a female climatologist dealing with personal grief and professional strain, she knew she had to get the science—and the scientist protagonist—just right. Fortunately, the Orange County playwright discovered a ready resource in a four-year-old theater festival called “MACH 33: The Festival of…

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