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Pasadena Playhouse

Address: 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone Number: 626.356.7529
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Ranked #10 of 27 Attractions in Pasadena
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: Discover the Playhouse Making an Impact on the American Theatre Pasadena Playhouse is under the...
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Activities: Arts and crafts
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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.

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Northridge, CA
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147 reviews 147 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We attended a performance at the Carrie Hamilton theater portion of the playhouse. We saw an improv troupe perform 4 holiday scenes in the style of the Twilight Zone and had a great time!

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La Canada, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A neighborhood theatre with amazing offerings at incredible prices. The plays just keep getting better.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse has been around forever. It is very well maintained. The number of people who have been "discovered" here is amazing. Go!

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Redwood City, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The playhouse has educated many well known actors and actressed, including my Mother. I am very glad that the building will be restored and preserved.

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San Gabriel, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This old playhouse is a wonderful place to enjoy a theatre outing. With Red, White and Bluze right next door for food and drink, what else could you want. The playhouse is putting on some interesting plays with top notch directing and acting. Subjects are interesting and compelling. I don't think there's a bad seat in the house. Definitely a... More 

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Burbank, California
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11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went last weekend to watch "Kiss Me Kate" and it appears to me that every seat in the place has a great view of the stage. Apparently a remodel has just been completed, my seat was comfortable. Nice to have refreshments on the patio at intermission.

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

First, the Pasadena Playhouse set out to stage this classic Cole Porter musical comedy with a mostly African American cast. Brilliant! The song stylings add a fresh, lively soul energy to familiar tunes; in some cases bringing them up to date with today's R&B. Next, the cast, headed by TV's Wayne Brady adds hilarious and poignant touches throughout to keep... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The music, dance and singing were exceptional. Many in the supporting cast are capable of carrying lead roles. Nice to have a live band in support in such an intimate and historic theater.

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Vancouver, Washington
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Caught a play. It is a very nice venue; located in the heart of the city. It is very easy to find. Allow time to secure parking. The area is safe for walking, especially after dark. I was able to book play at an affordable rate. The facility is well maintained. The staff puts on a very good show and... More 

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Norwalk, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The newly remodeled Pasadena Playhouse is so comfortable so beautiful so delightful the comfort only enhanced the enjoyment we got from the play Kiss Me Kate.

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