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A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
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Not many restaurants in the neighborhood.
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Free parking in structure just to the south of the theater.
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4.4 average rating
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85 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 06 2012

A surprisingly unsatisfying production from A Noise Within. Too many stage tricks, perhaps. Maybe it would help to simplify it. Everyone seemed distracted.

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4 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

Seats were great. The production, however, left me cold. Except for the ending, which of course elicits tears, the performance just seemed too silly to engage me.

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275 reviews
152 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

A very traditional presentation without the extra creative spark that would make it unique and memorable. If you have never seen it performed you will like it. If you have seen the story performed every year for many years you might have my...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Fantastical stagecraft is the indisputable star of co-director Geoff Elliott’s adaptation … designer Ego Plum’s fanciful sound design is part of the enchantment as well.” - LA Weekly (Go)
“Couple the timeless Dickens’ tale with acclaimed repertory theatre company A Noise Within’s beautiful interpretation and you have the perfect holiday pair … the show will be enjoyed by even the nastiest of Scrooges.” -Edge Los Angeles
“With no shortage of Charles Dickens holiday offerings at this time of year, it’s gratifying to report that _A Christmas Carol _at A Noise Within leads the pack … it unfolds with fluid invention and considerable literate charm.” —Backstage

About the Ticket Supplier: A Noise Within

A Noise Within (ANW) was founded in 1992. In 2011, after a successful capital campaign, A Noise Within relocated from Glendale to a new, state-of-the-art theatre facility in the former Stuart Pharmaceutical Building in Pasadena. Over the past 20 years, A Noise Within has achieved prominence among Southern California’s best theatres by producing world-class productions of classic playwright as well as modern interpretations of classical texts.