Friends of The Pasadena Playhouse

Friends of The Pasadena Playhouse The Friends of The Pasadena Playhouse are a support organization. We provide ushers, hospitality and more. www.friendsofthepasadenaplayhouse.org
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Fond memories of Christmases Past.  Couldn't resist this photo that was shared by Jose Sotela.  "I miss the decorations ...
12/25/2020

Fond memories of Christmases Past.
Couldn't resist this photo that was shared by Jose Sotela. "I miss the decorations that the city would put up during the holidays. As a child it just added to the magic of Christmas time. This shot is from 1950 looking east on Colorado from Los Robles."

Holiday Blessings....
12/21/2020

Holiday Blessings....

El Portal has supported the Friends for many years.  Tis the Season.  Order some great food pick up or curbside.  I know...
12/18/2020

El Portal has supported the Friends for many years. Tis the Season. Order some great food pick up or curbside. I know were I'm going to get my Christmas Dinner. Ole! p.s. Delivery is also available.

Hanukkah Greetings...
12/10/2020

Hanukkah Greetings...

In our Hearts & Prayers
12/07/2020

In our Hearts & Prayers

Jamie Farr was a student at the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts.  Still going strong at 86!
11/25/2020

Jamie Farr was a student at the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts. Still going strong at 86!

Happy Belated Birthday Ed Asner (November 15th).  After what we like to call a brief intermission Ed Asner reopened the ...
11/17/2020

Happy Belated Birthday Ed Asner (November 15th). After what we like to call a brief intermission Ed Asner reopened the Pasadena Playhouse in October of 2010 with a one man show FDR.

Hallowe’en SpoOkTaCuLaR  Check it out at https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/introducing-playhouselive/AboutGather your go...
10/29/2020

Hallowe’en SpoOkTaCuLaR

Check it out at https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/introducing-playhouselive/

About
Gather your goblins and ghoulies and settle in for a haunting night of family fun, streaming exclusively on PlayhouseLive. Bob Baker’s Hallowe’en SpoOkTaCuLaR will send chills down your spine as you delight in this spectral showcase of sweet, spooky spirits featuring beloved characters Purple People Eater, Dracula, the Invisible Man, and nearly one hundred of their closest puppet pals.

Check out PlayhouseLive - Now streaming.
09/30/2020
PlayhouseLive: Streaming Now - Pasadena Playhouse

Check out PlayhouseLive - Now streaming.

PlayhouseLive Is Here! Starting today you can stream our initial slate of theatrical programming on our first-of-its-kind nonprofit streaming platform. Visit playhouselive.org from your computer or mobile device to purchase your membership, theater class or PPV Theatrical Event – Pasadena Playhous...

Join us in celebrating Mijares 100th Birthday.  They have 4 patios for our dining pleasure.
09/16/2020

Join us in celebrating Mijares 100th Birthday. They have 4 patios for our dining pleasure.

ANNOUNCING: 3 NEW ONLINE CLASSESWhether you’re looking to brush up your Broadway knowledge, or are looking for a great i...
04/28/2020
Tickets & Events - Pasadena Playhouse

ANNOUNCING: 3 NEW ONLINE CLASSES

Whether you’re looking to brush up your Broadway knowledge, or are looking for a great introduction to theater for your young ones - there’s a little bit of something for everyone.

Learn & grow from the comforts of home. Classes begin this May! Learn More or Enroll Today ➔ https://bit.ly/3cRsAxe

💃🏽 The Broadway Musical & America: An 11-week online class intended to give students a broad overview of the American musical from OKLAHOMA to the present. $99 - $124

🎭 Playtime with Miss Janet: A 30-45 minute four-week class for children ages 4–6. $39 - $49

🎭 Storytime with Miss Janet: A 30-45 minute four-week class for children ages 7–10. $39 - $49

Miss our theatre... Stay Safe until we meet again.
04/27/2020

Miss our theatre... Stay Safe until we meet again.

Friends of The Pasadena Playhouse's cover photo
03/24/2020

Friends of The Pasadena Playhouse's cover photo

Stay Safe & Healthy!
03/24/2020

Stay Safe & Healthy!

AS YOUR STATE THEATER, WE TAKE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFER PATRONS VERY SERIOUSLY. IN A STATEWIDE EFFORT TO CURB THE SPR...
03/13/2020

AS YOUR STATE THEATER, WE TAKE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFER PATRONS VERY SERIOUSLY. IN A STATEWIDE EFFORT TO CURB THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THE PLAYHOUSE HAS MADE A DECISION TO CANCEL OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER. WHILE UNFORTUNATE, WE BELIEVE THIS CANCELLATION IS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF OUR PATRONS AND STAFF.

THE FATHERFebruary 5 - March 1, 2020André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Anto...
01/01/2020

THE FATHER
February 5 - March 1, 2020

André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was André an engineer, whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pajamas, and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control.

Featuring acclaimed actor Alfred Molina (Frida, An Education, Enchanted April) in a tour-de-force performance that will captivate audiences and leave you breathless.

THE FATHER - February 5 - March 1, 2020 André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, ...
12/06/2019

THE FATHER - February 5 - March 1, 2020

André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was André an engineer, whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pajamas, and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control. Featuring acclaimed actor Alfred Molina (Frida, An Education, Enchanted April) in a tour-de-force role that will captivate audiences and leave you breathless.

"The Great Leap" Closes December 1st.   A must see... so timely.
11/27/2019

"The Great Leap" Closes December 1st. A must see... so timely.

THE GREAT LEAP is such a powerful play!   A must see!
11/11/2019
WATCH: An Interview with James Eckhouse & Grant Chang - Pasadena Playhouse

THE GREAT LEAP is such a powerful play! A must see!

WATCH: An Interview with James Eckhouse & Grant Chang November 8, 2019 James Eckhouse (“Saul”) & Grant Chang (“Wen Chang”) on the rehearsal process and preparation to open Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap, directed by BD Wong. The Great Leap is on stage now through Dec 1! Get Tickets BACK TO NE...

COMING THIS NOVEMBER
10/13/2019

COMING THIS NOVEMBER

Opening Today! Don’t’ miss “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Pasadena Playhouse.  This classic sci-fi musical comedy is be...
09/18/2019
Mj Rodriguez, Amber Riley and George Salazar to Tackle 'Little Shop of Horrors' (Exclusive)

Opening Today! Don’t’ miss “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Pasadena Playhouse. This classic sci-fi musical comedy is being re-imagined for the Pasadena Playhouse with Riley taking the role originally voiced by a male performer and a "whole new take on Skid Row."

Photos Courtesy of Davidson & Choy Publicity
From left: Amber Riley, Mj Rodriguez, George Salazar

The classic sci-fi musical comedy is being reimagined for the Pasadena Playhouse with Riley taking the role originally voiced by a male performer and a "whole new take on Skid Row."

Don't Miss Out!  "Little Shop of Horrors" is going to be fabulous!  If you love puppetry you will be astounded! SEPTEMBE...
08/22/2019

Don't Miss Out! "Little Shop of Horrors" is going to be fabulous! If you love puppetry you will be astounded!
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 20, 2019 🤩

Can Hardly Wait!
07/21/2019

Can Hardly Wait!

Join us at the Pasadena Playhouse
05/03/2019

Join us at the Pasadena Playhouse

Join us at the Pasadena Playhouse... April 10th - May 5th.
03/11/2019

Join us at the Pasadena Playhouse... April 10th - May 5th.

RAGTIME: JUST EXTENDED! NOW ON STAGE THROUGH MAR 9!
02/17/2019

RAGTIME: JUST EXTENDED! NOW ON STAGE THROUGH MAR 9!

02/02/2019
Pasadena Playhouse

Not to be missed! Starts Tuesday February 5th! 20 years after its premier it is still relevant today.

Unforgettable anthems, sweeping orchestrations and stories of hope. RAGTIME begins Feb 5! Get tickets ➜ http://bit.ly/2VK2vJ2

The Best of Holidays & a Happy New Year!
12/24/2018

The Best of Holidays & a Happy New Year!

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, one of the all-time classic Christmas stories, comes to life onstage in a 1940s-style radio broad...
12/14/2018

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, one of the all-time classic Christmas stories, comes to life onstage in a 1940s-style radio broadcast.

Don't Miss It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play – on stage now through Dec 23! ➜ http://bit.ly/2PnnPQ3

Simon Helberg to Star in "It's a Wonderful Life" A Live Radio Play
11/23/2018

Simon Helberg to Star in "It's a Wonderful Life" A Live Radio Play

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play  December 12 — December 23It’s a Wonderful Life, one of the all-time classic Ch...
11/11/2018

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 12 — December 23

It’s a Wonderful Life, one of the all-time classic Christmas stories, comes to life onstage in a 1940s-style radio broadcast. Join George Bailey, a down-on-his-luck man, as his guardian angel shows him what his town would have been like had he never been born. This timeless masterpiece guarantees to warm your heart this holiday season.

Tickets On Sale Now!    The great American musical returns to LA for its first major production in 20 years. Nominated f...
11/01/2018

Tickets On Sale Now! The great American musical returns to LA for its first major production in 20 years. Nominated for 13 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Ragtime tells the story of three families at the turn of the 20th Century in pursuit of the American dream. The award-winning score uses ragtime rhythms to paint a portrait of the people who built this country with the hopes for a brighter tomorrow.

Witness Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story that has kept London’s West End on the edge of its seat for the past 28 years...
09/30/2018

Witness Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story that has kept London’s West End on the edge of its seat for the past 28 years! A man obsessed, believing his family has been cursed by a ghostly woman in black, tells his terrifying story to exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but as he reaches further into his darkest memories, he quickly finds that there is no turning back. October 17 - November 11. https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/

Please save this date and join us 10/1 at Colombo’s between Noon & 7:00 PM. If you do not have a flyer/ticket please pri...
09/19/2018

Please save this date and join us 10/1 at Colombo’s between Noon & 7:00 PM.

If you do not have a flyer/ticket please print the one below and give it to your server so the Friends will receive credit for all you eat & drink. This is a great restaurant so be prepared to have a wonderful time!

NATIVE GARDENS – at the Pasadena PlayhouseSeptember 5 — September 30Good fences don’t always make good neighbors, but th...
08/20/2018

NATIVE GARDENS – at the Pasadena Playhouse
September 5 — September 30

Good fences don’t always make good neighbors, but they do make for great comedy in this new play directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld). www.pasadenaplayhouse.org

Featuring Christian Barillas (Modern Family), Bruce Davison (Academy Award Nominee, Longtime Companion), Frances Fisher (Titanic) and Jessica Meraz (Major Crimes).

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39 S. El Molino Ave
Pasadena, CA
91101

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