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Pasadena Playhouse’s First-Ever Family Play Day Offers Free Fun-Filled Day for Kids and Parents

Published on Oct 21, 2023


The Pasadena Playhouse was making last-minute preparations for its debut Playhouse Family Play Day early Saturday, October 21. The event is set to unfold along El Molino Avenue right in front of the Playhouse from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and promises a day of free, family-focused entertainment and activities that will delight both kids and parents.

It’s designed with families in mind, offering an array of engaging experiences for all age groups. 

Parents and their little ones can look forward to arts and crafts stations where creativity knows no bounds, face painting to transform young faces into works of art, and talented balloon animal artists who will bring smiles to children’s faces. 

Food trucks will be on hand to satisfy appetites with a variety of delights.

The day’s entertainment lineup is sure to captivate families from start to finish. 

Rachel Bloom, renowned for her roles in “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Trolls,” and “Reboot,” will take the stage at 1:00 p.m., promising a lively and entertaining performance.

Before Bloom’s headline act, a lineup of artists will entertain the crowd, including LoveBug and Me, Books and Cookies, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, and DrumatiX, ensuring that every member of the family finds something to enjoy.

Here is the announced lineup:

10:10 AM – LoveBug and Me

10:45 AM – Books and Cookies

11:30 AM – Pasadena Conservatory of Music

12:15 PM – DrumatiX 

1:00 PM –   Rachel Bloom

1:20 PM –  Special Announcement from Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman

1:30 PM –  Dallys Newton Circus Performer

Beyond the fun and festivities, the Playhouse Family Play Day marks the beginning of an extensive expansion of youth and family programming at the Pasadena Playhouse. Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of the Playhouse, enthusiastically says the Playhouse is “thrilled to kick off a major expansion of our youth and family programs, including professional productions, classes, camps, and more.”

As the official State Theater of California and a respected institution in the nation’s theater scene, the Pasadena Playhouse is committed to providing accessible arts experiences for families in the community. This event serves as a promising start to a dynamic period of youth and family-focused programming.

For parents interested in attending the Playhouse Family Play Day with their kids and staying updated on upcoming youth and family programs, visit Get ready for a day that promises family fun and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead at the Pasadena Playhouse.

The Pasadena Playhouse is situated at 39 S El Molino Ave, between Colorado Boulevard and Green Street.  For more information, visit

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