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‘Native Gardens’ at Pasadena Playhouse Cultivates Discussion on Diverse Issues
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‘Native Gardens’ at Pasadena Playhouse Cultivates Discussion on Diverse Issues

By May S. Ruiz ‘Native Gardens,’ a new comedy by Karen Zacarias, comes to the Pasadena Playhouse from September 5th to the 30th and shines a light on serious issues, including racial and social diversity, in humorous fashion. Directed by Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander, it features Christian Barillas, Bruce Davison, Frances Fisher, and Jessica Meraz, with…

June 8 – June 14
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June 8 – June 14

EDITOR’S PICK Playhouse Block Party at the Pasadena Playhouse, June 9 from noon – 10 p.m. (39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101). Join thousands in a celebration of arts and culture as the Pasadena Playhouse celebrates its centennial anniversary with live music, interactive booths, and food. This event is free but you can…

“Miracle on 34th Street” At The Pasadena Playhouse
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“Miracle on 34th Street” At The Pasadena Playhouse

By May S. Ruiz The Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, presents a limited engagement of 14 performances of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ from December 14 to 23, 2017.  Originally a radio play, it is celebrating its 70th anniversary on stage, fittingly, at the Playhouse which is marking its centennial year.             Directed by…

“Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” A Lythgoe Family Panto at Pasadena Civic Auditorium
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“Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” A Lythgoe Family Panto at Pasadena Civic Auditorium

By May S. Ruiz There’s dancing, singing, magic, and comedy, with audience interaction mixed in.  It’s ‘Beauty and the Beast – a Christmas Rose’ and it’s happening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with the Pasadena Playhouse, presents the world premiere of an updated version of this classic fairy tale…

Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena
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Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena

  By May S. Ruiz Mary Chalon Davis and Lance Davis, who founded Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT) in 2000, are feeling quite content these days.  After 17 years as a gypsy theater company they have finally found a permanent home in Pasadena. Their 2017-2018 season debuted last month at the beautiful ivy-covered Parson’s Nose Abbey…

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