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‘PYGMALION’ OPENS AT PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – SanMarinoTribune.com

Posted Friday, March 20 – 9:31 a.m.

By Krista Daly

Phonetics professor Henry Higgins is getting ready to teach a Cockney flower girl how to pass as a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party. Along the way, he discovers an unexpected result from his personal challenge to make Eliza Doolittle an upper class woman…

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‘PYGMALION’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – South.PasadenaNow.com

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announce before and after-show activities to be offered during the run of George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION, performing March 17 – April 12, 2015 with the official press night on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky, PYGMALION remains Shaw’s most popular play, which is most widely known for being the inspiration behind the highly romanticized Broadway musical and film My Fair Lady…

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SHAW’S EXTREME-MAKEOVER CLASSIC ‘PYGMALION’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – TolucanTimes.info

Shaw’s Extreme-makeover Classic ‘Pygmalion’ at the Pasadena Playhouse

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It is time to rediscover Pygmalion, the classic George Bernard Shaw play filled with fierce intelligence and wit, playing the Pasadena Playhouse from March 17th to April 12th.It is a romantic comedy as well as a social satire, and the incredible cast brings to life the timeless tale of phonetics professor Henry Higgins (Bruce Turk) who makes a bet that he can create an extreme makeover and transform the Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Paige Lindsey White), and pass her off as a proper Lady with flawless speech and manners…

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‘PYGMALION’ AT PASADENA PLAYHOUSE EXPLORES ISSUES STILL RELEVANT TODAY – SGVTribune.com

“Pygmalion” explores women’s equality and language at Pasadena Playhouse through April 12. Photo by Jim Cox.
Paige Lindsey White plays Eliza Doolittle in “Pygmalion” at Pasadena Playhouse through April 12. Photo by Jim Cox.

PYGMALION

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday through April 12.

Where: Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave.

Tickets: $30-$75, plus $125 premium seats.

Information: 626-356-7529, www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Part of what makes a play classic is having a timeless quality…

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HIGH EXPECTATIONS: SHAW’S ‘PYGMALION’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE REMAINS AS RELEVANT TODAY AS WHEN IT WAS WRITTEN MORE THAN A CENTURY AGO – PasadenaWeekly.com

High Expectations

High Expectations

Shaw’s ‘Pygmalion’ at the Pasadena Playhouse remains as relevant today as when it was written more than a century ago

By Carl Kozlowski 03/19/2015

There are some stories that are so instantly enjoyable that they wind up beloved by generations. That’s certainly the case with George Bernard Shaw’s classic theatrical comedy “Pygmalion,” which debuted in 1912, was transformed into the smash-hit musical “My Fair Lady,” and continues to draw hordes of fans on its own terms over a century later…

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‘PYGMALION’ BEFORE AND AFTER-SHOW ACTIVITIES AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – PasadenaNow.com

Already have tickets for Pygmalion? Enjoy additional activities during the visit!

Published : Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 3:36 PM

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announce before and after-show activities to be offered during the run of George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION, performing March 17 – April 12, 2015 with the official press night on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky, PYGMALION remains Shaw’s most popular play, which is most widely known for being the inspiration behind the highly romanticized Broadway musical and film My Fair Lady…

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ELIZA DOOLITTLE COMES TO LIFE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE IN ‘PYGMALION’… – TheaterMania.com

George Bernard Shaw’s classic play starts performances this evening.

Mar 17, 2015 Katie PierpontLos Angeles, Nevada
Paige Lindsey White plays Eliza Doolittle in Pasadena Playhouse's production of Pygmalion, which begins tonight.
Paige Lindsey White plays Eliza Doolittle in Pasadena Playhouse’s production of Pygmalion, which begins tonight.
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Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw, begins performances tonight at the Pasadena Playhouse. The play tells a story of a phonetics professor, Henry Higgins, who bets that he can turn a cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, into a lady, merely by altering her speech into flawless English and teaching her to behave properly. The ultimate test is for Eliza to pass as a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party. Despite its basic plot, the story explores language as a defining characteristic, class barriers, and the suppression of female independence…

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TIMELESS TALENT: STAGE AND SCREEN ACTRESS PATRICIA MORISON CELEBRATES HER 100TH BIRTHDAY IN PASADENA – PasadenaWeekly.com

Timeless Talent

Timeless Talent

Stage and screen actress Patricia Morison celebrates her 100th birthday in Pasadena

By Carl Kozlowski 03/12/2015

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Known in her heyday for having the longest hair in Hollywood, actress Patricia Morison had plenty of other memorable aspects to her career as well…

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THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 15 – ‘A CONVERSATION WITH PATRICIA MORISON’ AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – AroundTownPasadena.com

This Sunday, March 15 – A CONVERSATION WITH PATRICIA MORISON at The Pasadena Playhouse

This is a 100th birthday celebration for Broadway legend and original star of KISS ME, KATE, Patricia Morison. It will be held four days prior to her actual birthday – at the Playhouse’s Courtyard on Sunday, March 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Ms. Morison will be joined by Director/Producer John Bowab for a unique conversation about her distinguished career in theatre and film, and her experiences working on Broadway with such luminaries as Cole Porter, Yul Brynner and Helen Hayes. Guests will also have the opportunity to ask Ms. Morison questions. Following the conversation, Ms. Morison will perform two musical numbers, accompanied by Tom Griep. The event will conclude with a special meet-and-greet with Ms. Morison.
Tickets for A CONVERSATION WITH PATRICIA MORISON are $100 in honor of Ms. Morison’s 100th Birthday. Each ticket purchased will support theatrical artistry at The Pasadena Playhouse and are available at www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org or by calling the Development Office at 626.737.2852…

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PASADENA PLAYHOUSE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO DEPART FOR SAN DIEGO THEATRES – LATimes.com

By Jessica Gelt contact the reporter

The Pasadena Playhouse announced Thursday that Executive Director Elizabeth Doran will leave the organization at the end of April to become president and chief executive of San Diego Theatres…

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