Theatre
Play Inspired by Pasadena’s Most Famous Band Opens in New York City Off-Broadway

Atlantic Theatre Company in New York is preparing to present a world premiere of a new play that’s inspired by Van Halen, the band that brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen formed in Pasadena and San Marino 40 years ago which became one of America’s most popular rock bands of the late 70s and 80s. The theatre company avoids using the Van Halen name throughout…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Celebrates the Return of A Christmas Story with A Series of Public Events in November and December

By November, most people begin to think of holiday cards, make up lists of holiday presents intended to be purchased, and schedule holiday outings on the calendar. Mark your calendars for some pre-holiday fun as…

Lythgoe Family Panto Announces Casting for the World Premiere of The Wonderful Winter of Oz

Kermit The Frog (l) and Marissa Jaret Winokur (r). Photo courtesy Lythgoe Family Panto Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announces Kermit The Frog as the Wizard of Oz and…

Dedication and Belief Pays off for A Noise Within

Geoff Elliott (Don Quixote) and Kasey Mahaffy (Sancho Panza). Photo by Craig Schwartz. Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, the husband-and-wife founders and producing artistic directors of A Noise Within, should be found in the dictionary…

Pasadena Playhouse’s Artistic Director Channels Theater Founder’s Irrepressible Spirit, Welcomes Institution’s Second Century

Poised at the theater’s 100th year “pivot point,” Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman talks about the Pasadena Playhouse’s past, present and future as he readies for this Saturday’s centennial birthday party.   When the Pasadena…

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Sunday, December 16

Theatre 360′s Moana Jr Sheds Light on the Power of Theatre

The 2016 Disney animation of Moana is well known for its brave protagonist Moana, who conquers obstacles on her journey and discovers her own identity…

Sunday, December 23

Simon Helberg Stars in It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

The Pasadena Playhouse announces that Simon Helberg will play George Bailey in its holiday production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play adapted…

Sunday, December 23

A Noise Within Presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Alan Blumenfeld (Ghost of Christmas Present) with Geoff Elliott (Scrooge). Photo by Craig Schwartz A Noise Within (ANW) continues the cherished holiday tradition of presenting…

Sunday, December 30

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…

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A Noise Within Announces its 2018-2019 Season, Themed “Let Me In”

Led by co-producing artistic directors Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and Geoff Elliott, A Noise Within (ANW) announces its 2018-2019 season, themed “Let Me In.” The season opens this summer with the return of a critically-acclaimed audience favorite: the musical misadventures of Man of La Mancha. This will be followed in the fall by Michael Michetti’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s shocking and provoking novella, A Picture of Dorian Gray, playing in rotating repertory with Tom Stoppard’s Tony®-winning comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. ANW’s holiday tradition continues for the seventh year with A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by…

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