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The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting Productions

1 Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin (1)

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin – Photo by Jim Cox

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE – Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July. A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft features Judy Garland’s son Joey Luft making a rare public appearance (July 10-13) followed by PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse MARY BRIDGET DAVIES, a Tony Award® nominee for A Night With Janis Joplin which was presented last season at The Pasadena Playhouse and was the venue’s highest grossing show in its history (July 17-20). The month will end with Henson Alternative’s PUPPET UP! – UNCENSORED created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson and actor and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow with The Jim Henson Company’s renowned puppeteers (July 24-26). The Playhouse continues its tradition of distinctive and entertaining summer programming.
Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director of The Pasadena Playhouse said “We are very pleased to bring this eclectic series of offerings to our stage for the summer weeks just ahead. We hope that this programming will bring summer evenings of delight to our loyal audiences, and to those drawn to our theatre for the first time by these dynamic presentations.”
Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director of The Pasadena Playhouse said, “Summer is a time for relaxation and fun, and it is a thrill to have this diverse mash of summer entertainment in place to reflect that. It’s a way for us to continue to make The Pasadena Playhouse a cultural center for our diverse community. “
The Pasadena Playhouse is located at 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101. Tickets are available by calling The Pasadena Playhouse at 626-356-7529 or by visiting The Pasadena Playhouse Box Office, Tuesday – Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. during non-performance dates. On performance dates the Box Office is open Tuesday – Saturday from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org.

Puppet Up Brian Henson Photo By Carol Rosegg

Brian Henson in “Puppet Up” – Photo by Carol Rosegg

July 3, 2014

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