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Pasadena Playhouse Receives Anonymous 3 Million Dollar Gift
by Faetra Petillo - Oct 15, 2008

At Pasadena Playhouse's 11th Annual Gala, Pasadena Playhouse Artistic Director Sheldon Epps, new Board Chair Michele Dedeaux Engemann and outgoing Board Chair Kerry McCluggage (the Gala's honoree), announced the theatre's receipt of a $3 million anonymous gift for the Playhouse's Next Stage Campaign.

New Rep Theatre to Present 'Lieutenant of Inishmore' Starting 10/29
by Faetra Petillo - Oct 10, 2008

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

'Vanities' Begins Previews at Pasadena Playhouse Tonight, 8/22
by Faetra Petillo - Aug 22, 2008

Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director, Brian Colburn, Managing Director, Tom Ware, Producing Director) announced casting today for VANITIES, A New Musical by Jack Heifner, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey. Set to star are Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot, Side Show) as Mary, Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q, …Spelling Bee) as Joanne and Anneliese van der Pol (Beauty and the Beast, TV's 'That's So Raven') as Kathy. Preview performances begin on August 22 with the official press opening on August 29 at Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue).

Brian Colburn Selected as Intiman's New Managing Director
by Faetra Petillo - Aug 20, 2008

Intiman Theatre Board President Susan J. Leavitt and Artistic Director Bartlett Sher announce that Brian Colburn has been selected as Intiman's new Managing Director, following a national search.

'Vanities' Starring Kennedy Comes To Pasadena Before B'way
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2008

Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director, Brian Colburn, Managing Director, Tom Ware, Producing Director) announced casting today for VANITIES, A New Musical by Jack Heifner, with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey. Set to star are Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot, Side Show) as Mary, Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q, …Spelling Bee) as Joanne and Anneliese van der Pol (Beauty and the Beast, TV's 'That's So Raven') as Kathy. Preview performances begin on August 22 with the official press opening on August 29 at Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue).

Nixon's 'Breakthrough' with Guests Norm Lewis and More
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2008

April Nixon performs 'Breakthrough' featuring songs of Larry O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, and Kenny Kacmar and Joe Miloscia, and special guests Norm Lewis, Marcus Paul James, and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson on May 12th and 19th.

Photo Coverage: 2007 LA Ovation Awards Ceremony
by James Sims - Nov 13, 2007

The 2007 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Awards ceremony was held November 12 at downtown's The Orpheum Theatre. The nights big winners included Sleeping Beauty Wakes (World Premiere Musical), Film Chinois (World Premiere Play) and Jersey Boys (Touring Production)...

'Blues in the Night' Sings Final San Francisco Song Oct.14
by Eugene Lovendusky - Oct 9, 2007

The San Francisco production of the critically acclaimed Blues in the Night will play its final performance on Sunday, October 14 at 7PM having played 71 performances and 7 previews.

'Blues in the Night' Extends at Post Street thru 10/28
by Eugene Lovendusky - Sep 13, 2007

Blues in the Night, the jazz-painted, blues-drenched musical now playing at San Francisco's Post Street Theatre (450 Post Street), has been extended through Sunday, October 28 due to popular demand.

Universal Film 'Mask' Turns Musical in Pasadena 2008
by James Sims - Aug 31, 2007

The Pasadena Playhouse will world premiere a new musical next season with Mask, an adaptation of the Universal motion picture, beginning March 7, 2008, which will follow the already announced Ray Charles Live! - A New Musical set to open in November 2007...

Review: Keeping Cool with 'Blues in the Night'
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 20, 2007

'Blues in the Night,' now playing 8-weeks at San Francisco's Post Street Theatre, offers an evening from the loneliest pages of the American song-book performed by three stunning ladies in a dimly-lit hotel.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/12/2007
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 12, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/12/2007.

Blues in the Night Opens at SF Post Street Theatre 8/15
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 8, 2007

Sheldon Epps' Blues in the Night began its exclusive San Francisco engagement at Post Street Theatre (450 Post Street) on August 7; ready for its Opening Night on August 15.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/5/2007
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 5, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/5/2007.

Pasadena Playhouse's Epps Receives Irvine Foundation Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2007

The recipients of the 2007 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards were announced today

Payne, Hines, Ivory & Woods Set for 'Blues' in S.F.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2007

Sheldon Epps' Blues in the Night will return for an all-star San Francisco production.

Ray Charles Musical Debuts at Pasadena Playhouse in Nov.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2007

Ray Charles Live! -- A New Musical, a musical biography of soul legend Ray Charles, will receive its world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse on November 9th for a run through December 9th

Devine & Lewis to Co-Host Epps Diversity Celebration, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2007

Original Dreamgirls star Loretta Devine, as well as Jenifer Lewis, will co-host the second annual Sheldon Epps Theatrical Diversity Project Celebration at the Pasadena Playhouse on March 13th.

Gehry to Design Hamilton Theatre for Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2007

Frank Gehry will design the new Carrie Hamilton Theatre for the Pasadena Playhouse

Goodman Theatre's Purlie Extends Chicago Run Through Oct. 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2005

The Goodman Theatre's staging of the musical Purlie has extended its run through October 30th

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