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Pasadena Playhouse

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Not a bad seat in the house

I enjoy going to plays and the Pasadena Playhouse is a nice place to see small theatre plays. It... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Really great little theater.

This classic has been in business for over 100 years. We've been a season ticket holders off and... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Elaine P
Los Angeles, 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 4 November 2018 via mobile

I enjoy going to plays and the Pasadena Playhouse is a nice place to see small theatre plays. It was built about 100 years ago and has that Southern California 1920s feel about it. The internal architecture is 1920s also. I saw “The Woman in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This classic has been in business for over 100 years. We've been a season ticket holders off and on for over 25 years. Back in the 80s, the plays were unbelievably amazing. Then they went through a period of really boring plays that put us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love the Pasadena Playhouse. The staff are all so helpful and professional. The setting is intimate and the crew puts so much effort into the set design. We purchase our tickets on Goldstar for a significant discount. There are a limited...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Live2trade
Reviewed 25 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Grognard
Reviewed 14 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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jim w
24 April 2018|
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What is the schedule of the Pasadena Playhouse beyond Belleville or whatever is now playing