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Pasadena Playhouse

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Historic theater

It appears some of the reviews are about the performances and the productions rather than the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Santa Monica, California
Belleville not so Belle forbthebkeads - Great acting

The reviews have been really mixed. We saw the show Last evening and I think it is fair to say... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Altadena, California
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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...more
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39 S El Molino Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-5220
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

It appears some of the reviews are about the performances and the productions rather than the theater itself. However, I will focus on the institution itself. It has been around for many decades and it is well worth a visit. The orchestra seats are good...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

The reviews have been really mixed. We saw the show Last evening and I think it is fair to say that it is a slice of life. One thing for sure it stays with you. People say dark, depressing etc etc. I say thought provoking....More

Thank Cape-SoCal
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Anna Camp was wonderful, but, the play was confusing especially since it was difficult to hear some of the dialogue and then the French was thrown in without clarification... it was 90 minutes of easedropping on someone's bad marriage.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Long drawn out play about two self centered people without a clue. Writing is slow and unclear, actors made the best of a bad situation. The directing was awful, slow and painful. The plot never develops the tension it’s trying to build. Love big periods...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Saw the last showing of the Pirate's of Pensance at the Pasadena Playhouse. It was interactive and a lot of fun.

Thank Live2trade
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Lovely theater with many restaurants nearby. Seats are quite cheap and the quality is excellent. Lots of street parking in walking distance.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Attended the Pasadena Playhouse to see "Shout, Sister, Shout!", and was immensely impressed by the facility and the quality of the production. It's not a large theater, would guess it's capacity at 800-900 seats; the small size gives a feeling of intimacy with what's happening...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

My family and friends and I have been to several shows and we never cease to be amazed by the obvious amounts of creativity and talent shown on the stage. The tickets aren't cheap, but they are definitely worth it.

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Been loving going to the Pasadena Playhouse. It is an intimate setting and acoustics are excellent. Watched The Originalist last weekend and it was an excellent production.

Thank claireesp
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We've been annual subscribers to the Pasadena Playhouse for over twenty years. This a very professionally run theater. The productions are generally good, the venue is beautifully restored, and I look forward to each play.

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jim w
April 24, 2018|
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What is the schedule of the Pasadena Playhouse beyond Belleville or whatever is now playing