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The Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
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32 events
19 reviews
8 stars
Drive down alley adjacent to theater right side off ElMolino and park in back for $7.
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133 events
79 reviews
60 stars
The Pasadena Playhouse is a great venue. It is the perfect size to see a stage play. we had Orchestra seating in the 2nd row, but the size makes viewing great from any seat in the house. Save your $$ buy the cheaper seats!
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"Kiss Me, Kate"
152 ratings
4.3 average rating
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Eve Himmelheber
30 events
14 reviews
3 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...

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25 events
8 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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138 events
81 reviews
17 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).