Venue Details

The Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 78 members
Review from RC
Red Velvet 804 events 351 reviews

Thoroughly, thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed this show! Thanks, again!

reviewed Apr 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Roxanne Yahner
Red Velvet 217 events 100 reviews

Granting a three star review only because the sets and costumes were very well executed. This play was doomed from the start as the writing is dull. Also, Richard Chamberlain is miscast in a role that demanded an edgier actor like Alan Rickman or...continued

reviewed May 12 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Michael Garcia
Red Velvet 185 events 73 reviews

The production was pretty good. Beautiful set and some very good acting. The play is 2 hours and 45 minutes with an intermission. The length of the play as well as the poor sound really affected my rating of this play.

reviewed May 13 2012 report as inappropriate
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Catherine Sloper, who stands to inherit a fortune from her ailing physician father, is a plain-looking young woman living under his malevolent scrutiny, as well as his well-meaning but cold-hearted demeanor. Dr. Sloper disapproves of Catherine’s passionate suitor Morris Townsend, certain that the penniless young man has proposed marriage to win Catherine’s inheritance. Catherine’s too much in love to consider this potential betrayal, and when circumstances lead her to misinterpret Morris’s intentions, The Heiress reaches an unforgettable conclusion that brilliantly supports the richly psychological nuance brought to the preceding romance.

Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission.

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