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Pasadena Playhouse Makes a Comeback

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Just a couple months after filing for bankruptcy, the famed theatre has emerged and plans to stage a production this fall. The Pasadena Playhouse, which opened in 1917, announced in early January that it would be closing its doors and laying off staff. A coalition of supporters made up of the city, board of directors and staff “have all combined to create a plan to resurrect the Playhouse from years of unbearable debts,” the executive director, Stephen Eich, said in a statement, according to the New York Times. “Although we will be moving slowly in the future to ensure financial responsibility and stability, we will in fact be back.”