Pasadena Playhouse Announces New Season
After two months of reorganization, the famed and historic Pasadena Playhouse has emerged triumphant from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and has just announced plans for their new season, reports the Star-News.
Two productions are on tap for the holiday season this year, and tickets for the first show, one-act opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," go on sale August 20th, for performances in mid-December, including two by Pasadena mezzo soprano Susanna Guzman. The holidays will sparkle with a production by the Pasadena Dance Theatre of the classic "The Nutcracker." Plans for a third production, "Dangerous Beauty," are being finalized, and performance dates will be announced later.
The Playhouse has embarked on an ambitious campaign to raise funds to ensure the long-term future of the theatre, but plans to take things slowly while they bring theatre at the venue back to life after an unwanted hiatus.