RAY BRADBURY 1920-2012

Ray Bradbury spent many an evening at the Freemont - Photo by Terry Miller

Fremont Centre Theatre is saddened by the loss of playwright, producer and friend of the theatre Ray Bradbury. Through his production entity Ray Bradbury’s Pandemonium Theatre Company, a dozen shows were presented at Fremont Centre Theatre, including “Fahrenheit 451,” “Leviathan ’99,” “Dandelion Wine,” “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit,” “The Illustrated Bradbury,” and the World Premieres of “Autumn People,” “2116,” “Green Town,” “Invisible Boy,” “Yestermorrows,” “The Machineries of Joy” and “A Ray Bradbury Christmas.”
One of the world’s most honored and revered writers of fantasy, he wrote for every medium, including short stories, novels, screenplays, plays, teleplays, operas, and oratorios.
Among the many honors he received, he was especially proud of the two L.A. Weekly Theatre Awards that he received, one of them recognizing Lifetime Career Achievement in Theatre.

Ray Bradbury was no stranger to San Gabriel Valley - Photo by Terry Miller

South Pasadena’s Fremont Centre Theatre was his theatrical home from 2006 to 2010. He died June 5, 2012 at the age of 91. He will be sorely missed.

June 8, 2012

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tmiller Terry Miller has been in the newspaper business for 35 plus years, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Foreign Correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph when the family sailed to New York from London abroad the Queen Mary. When not shooting pictures, chasing a breaking news story. or playing drums, Miller spends entirely too much time and effort with Little British Sports Cars like his beloved 74 MGB...more like an addiction, says his wife of 22 years.

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