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Pasadena Playhouse

39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
626.356.7529
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Ranked #11 of 31 Attractions in Pasadena
Type: Theaters
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: Discover the Playhouse Making an Impact on the American Theatre Pasadena Playhouse is under the guidance of Artistic Director Sheldon Epps, whose... more » Owner description: Discover the Playhouse Making an Impact on the American Theatre Pasadena Playhouse is under the guidance of Artistic Director Sheldon Epps, whose commitment to cultural and theatrical diversity brings vitality and direction to the theatre. This commitment is reflected in seasons featuring Tony and Pulitzer award-winning plays as well as in outreach and artistic programs, which have doubled in size in the last two years. « less
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San Dimas, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went to the PP last night to see "Kiss me Kate". At first a little apprehensive as the star hasn't been a favorite. His performance changed our minds.. The show was terrific. This fine old playhouse is not to be missed if given the chance.. There are no bad viewing seats (better if a friend lets... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful place with a great program and fabulous actors. This is a beautiful building in Pasadena with Classic Architecture. Fun to go to.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wonderful plays, beautiful old (1925) theatre and always friendly and helpful volunteers. Old Town Pasadena is a wonderful place to explore.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We saw the most wonderful play titled "Stoneface". It was a play about the life and time of Buster Keaton... fabulous play... We also very much enjoyed the Q & A session with the entire cast after the play. The music in the play was wonderful!!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Loved the area, Urth caffe, and the Pasadena Playhouse. It was fun to go back in time to Buster Keaton with the silent films.

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Pasadena, CA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Pasadena Playhouse is a jewel in the Playhouse District. it is a great mid-size venue; went to see Stoneface, and felt close to the action. Metered parking in back and street side parking as well. Lot's of great restaurants within walking distance-Roy's, Settebello, Pizza, Mexican. Vroman's independent bookstore is across the street too, support local business. Great places to hang... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been subscribers for more than 15 years and we always enjoy the performance. Sheldon epps has done a miracle with bringing the playhouse to a high standard. Fabulous area for after dinner and plays are always good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It's been a while since i attended a play here, in either of the theaters, but I would say that the building itself is worth at least one visit. And if you can make your way backstage to the visitors waiting area, you'll get a better idea of how actors are treated in a first-class venue. I wish I could... More

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Glendora, California, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This theater is an historical landmark and is a beautiful venue. It is intimate and has wonderful acoustics. It is very similar to the iconic smaller theaters on Broadway. The Playhouse always offers high quality productions. It is a place and an experience not to be missed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have season tickets and love all that we've seen. Aladdin and One Night with Janice Joplin were superb! Not a bad seat in the house. Lots of history here and many of the greats have acted here. Don't miss it. There is always a ticket to be had.

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