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The Pasadena Playhouse was established in 1917 by  and is the Official State Theater of California. In recent years, The Playhouse has become instrumental in launching new works and landmark revivals for the American Theater. The Playhouse has displayed a commitment to cultural and theatrical diversity, which is reflected in seasons featuring Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. Read more...

A theater such as The Pasadena Playhouse does not and cannot achieve a level of success, sustainability and excellence on merit alone. The pillars of our beloved and historic theater are the creative artists who generously share with us their skills, energy, and their spirit, and the community which supports the rich tradition and heritage of The Playhouse.

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Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director Emeritus