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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 at the Armory Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 28, 11:00 a.m.  The Summer Salon includes a champagne brunch and a special presentation of Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies, directed by Artists at Play founding member, Peter J.…

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…

“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 play — full of pathos and humor– to life in…

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…

A Noise Within Specials Include Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, George Bernard Shaw’s You Never Can Tell

L-R: Six Characters in Search of An Author - Alison Elliott as The Stepdaughter with Rafael Goldstein as The Son. Photo Credit - Craig Schwartz; Romeo and Juliet Will Bradley as Romeo stands over Donnla…

Sunday, May 08

A Noise Within Presents William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Directed by Damaso Rodriguez

Romeo and Juliet (Left to right) Donnla Hughes and Will Bradley (Juliet, Romeo). Photo Credit: Daniel Reichert A Noise Within (ANW) presents William Shakespeare’s Romeo…

Sunday, May 08

Parson’s Nose Concludes their 16th Season with As You Were: Stories and Songs for GIs in WWII

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT) concludes its 16th Season with As You Were: Stories and Songs for GIs in WWII. This 90-minute show is an original…

Sunday, May 08

Capitol Steps Puts the “Mock” in Democracy

The Capitol Steps will satirize people and topics in the news in song parodies on Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, at 8:00 and…

Saturday, May 14

A Noise Within Presents Luigi Pirandello’s “Six Characters in Search of an Author”

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, adapted by Robert Brustein, and…

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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 Harris and Directed by B’Anca. Billie Holiday, Front and Centre is a guest production at Fremont Centre Theatre. Billie Holiday (1915-1959) was a trail-blazing musical artist, known as perhaps the first female vocalist to use her voice in the style of jazz improvisation. Recording first with Benny Goodman, she became the first Black female vocalist to front a white band, that of Artie Shaw. She also performed with Count Basie and Duke Ellington. She had…

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