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Carrie Hamilton Theatre at The Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
626-356-7529
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from terry
346 events 185 reviews

1984 meets NSA in a paranoid state. A recurring theme through history of the establishment mentally torturing the innocent.

reviewed Jan 09 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Year of Consent
33 events 3 reviews

It stays with you.

reviewed Jan 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from G,H.
Red Velvet 839 events 413 reviews

Alert to potential ADA patrons: Do not go unless you have a direct phone number to their box office so somebody can escort you to an elevator that connects the neighboring building to this theater on the second floor.
The play was a mild...continued

reviewed Jan 12 2014 report as inappropriate
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“It’s a script which lays out her vividly imagined plot so subtly that you don’t notice King is trying to make you think something until you’ve already thought it." —The Telegraph
“The tension will send you running home to shower off the fear and sweat; but if this does not give your brain and soul a workout, you haven’t been paying attention. See this work: it is gorgeous.”  —John Rudoff, Oregon Music News
“ … its gut punch is that it harnesses enormous themes, losing none of their power, and brings them to an ordinary level in a powerful illustration of what could happen to everyday people when a desperate world goes spinning out of joint.”  —Carol Wells, The Oregonian
“Dámaso Rodriguez’s taut direction plays up the sense of foreboding, with an ominous soundscape and disquieting lighting design … King strikes a balance of specificity and mystery that keeps the audience engaged.” —Rebecca Jacobson, Willamette Week 

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