Venue Details

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Fremont Centre Theatre
1000 Fremont Avenue South Pasadena, CA 91030
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18 events
3 reviews
8 stars
Wine, vodka, soda, water and cookies available for purchase.
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3 reviews
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Plenty of street parking available near the theater.
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Reviews & Ratings

13 ratings
4.5 average rating
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51 events
12 reviews
14 stars
attended May 03 2014

The best small house play I have seen in years. Compelling story, great acting.

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Anna M.
35 events
24 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 27 2014

Great acting....great script!! Touching and funny!

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended May 03 2014

Great acting and great writing...I was surprised at how emotional I got!

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “A winning West Coast premiere … meticulous direction from Matt Kirkwood and a truly loving cast. … you will hopefully be captivated… by its gently powerful, life-affirming qualities.”—
  • “Darkly humorous and poignant … Director Matt Kirkwood deftly maneuvers his formidable cast — from playwright Crim’s snappy one-liners to touching dialogue without the actors skipping a beat.”—Stage Raw (Pick of the Week, Top Ten Shows in L.A.)
  • “Deft direction … an all-around terrific ensemble, topnotch production design …
    … brilliantly conceived and stunningly executed … Whether the Fremont Centre Theatre is five minutes from where you live or a bit farther afield, Wake makes a visit to picturesque South Pasadena well worth the drive.”—StageSceneLA
  • “The all-star cast in Wake is absolutely terrific. This heartfelt story about life and death and everything in between is masterfully directed by Matt Kirkwood.”—Performing Arts LIVE


This play is appropriate for ages 14 and older.