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The Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
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28 events
13 reviews
5 stars
There is a public parking lot directly behind the theater, on Madison. The fee is 1.50/hour. Also, there appears to be various eateries near the theater. We ate before we attended the play. Nice area to walk about in.
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26 events
22 reviews
7 stars
A new restaurant has opened directly across the street from the Pasadena Playhouse. It is the TLT restaurant. Yummy food at reasonable prices.
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"Kiss Me, Kate"
153 ratings
4.3 average rating
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Eve Himmelheber
32 events
17 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 17 2014

I thought that the cast was too small to service the needs of the show (aka "a big dance musical"). The humor wasn't clear. The focus was split too often (offstage distractions with open sight lines). I know the show well, yet I wouldn't have...continued

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allan gerson
28 events
10 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 17 2014

The theater was not coll enough. Individually the performers were quite good, but in many ways the production seemed amateurish. The sound was not good. It was muffled and we got about 60% of the words.

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160 events
98 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 19 2014

This is one of my favorite musicals and I've seen it done wonderfully and horribly. This version falls in the, "Eh" category. Wayne Brady was funny and performed one of the funniest versions of "I've Come to Wife it Wealthily in Padua." He's a...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Wayne Brady and Merle Dandridge shine!” – -Go! LA Weekly

“An ingenious adaptation” —Los Angeles Times


Running time is two hours and 45 minutes (including a 15-minute intermission).