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Is Ragtime the Pasadena Playhouse's Most Ambitious Show Ever?

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 6:57 am

The Pasadena Playhouse is about to debut what is arguably the most ambitious show in its storied 101-year history. Ragtime runs from February 5th to March 3rd at the Playhouse, and tickets are on sale now. The musical is set in early 20th century New York and ... More »


A Noise Within Announces 2017-2018 Season

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Led by co-producing artistic directors Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and Geoff Elliott, A Noise Within (ANW) is excited to announce its 2017-2018 season, themed “Entertaining Courage.” The season opens with a U.S. premiere: Tony-nominated Mike Poulton&#146... More »


‘The Pajama Game’ Presented by The Shakespeare Club

Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 11:58 am

After months of planning and rehearsing, The Shakespeare Club of Pasadena presented their 70th annual benefit production to provide scholarships to PUSD students on March 24, 25, and 26 at the Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center in Monrovia. The club was f... More »


A Lesson From Aloes at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 11:59 pm

For the twelfth entry in its Off the Page series of staged readings, Sierra Madre Playhouse will present A Lesson From Aloes. From Tony Award –winning playwright Athol Fugard comes this story, set in 1963 during South Africa’s apartheid, which looks at the con... More »


Sierra Madre Playhouse Wins Two Ovation Awards

Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 11:40 pm

The Sierra Madre Playhouse received two Ovation Awards from the Los Angeles Stage Alliance earlier this week. The prestigious awards are among the most significant recognitions bestowed on Los Angeles-area theatre. Sierra Madre Playhouse’s winners include Stan... More »


When Science Mentors Art, and Art Plays with Science

Monday, May 16, 2016 | 1:56 pm

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 di... More »