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  • Sharon Leal Stars in ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Oct 30, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment


      *With same sex relationships being more public and even politicized, it is not uncommon to see more of these romantic story lines on screen and on stage.  The Pasadena Playhouse welcomes “Stop Kiss” a play written by Diana Son that has been widely received and is the winner of the GLAAD Media Award for […]

  • Wayne Brady Set for ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ Revival at Pasadena Playhouse

    Jul 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“Let’s Make A Deal” host Wayne Brady will star with Merle Dandridge (Spamalot) in the Pasadena Playhouse season opener, a revival of Cole Porter’s 1951 Shakespeare-inspired, Kiss Me, Kate. Staged by longtime artistic director Sheldon Epps, the production “will view the work through a new lens to showcase the trailblazing African-American actors and entertainers of […]

  • Ben Vereen Stars in ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Dec 11, 13 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *It’s about one o’clock in the afternoon in Pasadena, California, and EURweb writer, DeBorah B. Pryor has been invited to the actor’s rehearsal for the upcoming theatrical production of “Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” which opens on December 11 at The Pasadena Playhouse. They are using an old bank building as a rehearsal space. Seriously, […]

  • Taraji P. Henson Signs on for Pasadena Playhouse Production

    Dec 5, 13 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Fresh off her incredibly powerful farewell from Person of Interest, Academy Award and Emmy nominee Taraji P. Henson has been tapped to star as “Jane” in the World Premiere of ABOVE THE FOLD, the fourth production of the  2013 – 2014 Season at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California.  Written by Bernard Weinraub and directed by […]

  • ’12 Angry Men': On Stage Now at the Pasadena Playhouse

    Nov 18, 13 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Sheldon Epps has done it again. The Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse has taken on an American classic and stylized it to emit a refreshing element of grit, honesty and unbridled frustration that reeks and oozes from the 12 Angry Men originally captured by the late Reginald Rose, as he wrote about a nondescript […]

  • Smokey Joe’s Café’ A Whirlwind of Musical Bliss!

    Sep 26, 13 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *The whole house rocked from start to finish as the cast of Smokey Joe’s Café’ took the audience on a musical ride through the lyrical and rhythmic pages of the Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller song book. Enduring classics like Poison Ivy, On Broadway, Stand By Me, Hound Dog, Jail House Rock and Dance With […]