Venue Details

125 Star Starred
A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626-356-3100
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38 events
15 reviews
5 stars
Goldline Sierra Madre stop is directly behind theater. Parking for theatre is in this free MetTA lot which you can enter from Sierra Madre or at the first side street past theater. There is no 79A listed on freeway signs. Take Sierra Madre Villa exit. Foothill is on the north side of the gold Line tracks.
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35 events
19 reviews
37 stars
Dine before or after at the Hook, a short walk across the street. Juicy burgers made with healthy ingredients in a casual atmosphere.
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Christmas Carol"
117 ratings
4.4 average rating
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170 events
87 reviews
16 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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REW
36 events
5 reviews
14 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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741 events
380 reviews
79 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