Venue Details

134 Star Starred
A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626-356-3100
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Christmas Carol"
121 ratings
4.4 average rating
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174 events
87 reviews
27 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
17 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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723 events
435 reviews
-44 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

A Noise Within has just given South Coast Rep a rival for the Christmas Carol story.

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812 events
396 reviews
87 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

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