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SUMMER AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE: JUDY GARLAND, MARY BRIDGET DAVIES AND PUPPET UP! – AN ECLECTIC MIX OF SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT IN JULY – TolucanTimes.info

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Mary Bridget Davies in “Playhouse Rocks!” at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Mary Bridget Davies in “Playhouse Rocks!” at the Pasadena Playhouse.

This Friday, The Pasadena Playhouse will kick off “SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE – Music, Mayhem and Madness” featuring three exciting presentations this month. A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft features Judy Garland’s son Joey Luft making a rare public appearance (July 11th-13th) followed by Playhouse Rocks! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse Mary Bridget Davies, a Tony Award® nominee for A Night With Janis Joplin which was presented last season at The Pasadena Playhouse and was the venue’s highest grossing show in its history (July 17th-20th). The month will end with Henson Alternative’s Puppet Up! – UNCENSORED, created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson, and actor and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow with The Jim Henson Company’s renowned puppeteers (July 24th-26th)…Read Full Article

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THEATER WITH A CAPITAL “T” – RogerEbert.com

 

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Listening to the excited whispering of industry people and fellow critics at the recent Los Angeles premiere of “Life Itself” at the Hollywood ArcLight, I realized how jaded I had become. As red carpets go, it was a modest affair…Read Full Article

MARY BRIDGET DAVIES TO PLAY PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – DonloesLowdown.Blogspot.com

 

TONY AWARD® NOMINEE 
RETURNS TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR FOUR PERFORMANCES
IN THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE’S SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE – MUSIC, MAYHEM AND MADNESS FESTIVAL JULY 17-20

 

GUITARISTS WAYNE KRAMER OF MC5 AND THE DOORS’ ROBBY KRIEGER TO GUEST AS WELL AS STEPHEN PERKINS OF JANE’S ADDICTION, DEVO’S BOB MOTHERSBAUGH AND DRUMMER ERIC GARDNER
Acclaimed blues singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES–nominated for a Tony® this year in the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” category for her Broadway lead in “A Night With Janis Joplin”–will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights July 17-20.  She first wowed Pasadena, CA crowds in 2013 with the Janis Joplin role, marking The Playhouse’s highest-grossing production in its history…Read Full ArticleBuy Tickets to PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse Mary Bridget Davies

‘HAPPINESS IS JUST A THING CALLED JOE’: JOEY LUFT PLAYS TRIBUTE TO HIS MOM JUDY GARLAND AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – PasadenaWeekly.com

'Happiness is Just a Thing Called  Joe'

‘Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe’

Joey Luft pays tribute to his mom Judy Garland at the Pasadena Playhouse

By Kevin Uhrich 07/10/2014

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The brief trip from West LA to Pasadena had taken a bit of a toll on Joey Luft. The 59-year-old photographer and drummer had never before been to the Pasadena Playhouse, which this weekend will be hosting a tribute to Luft’s mother, the incomparable Judy Garland…Read Full Feature

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THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE ANNOUNCES THREE EXCITING PRODUCTIONS – CrownCityNews.com

The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting Productions

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin – Photo by Jim Cox - Courtesy Photo

Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin – Photo by Jim Cox – Courtesy Photo

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE – Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July. A Judy Garland Concert with Joey Luft features Judy Garland’s son Joey Luft making a rare public appearance (July 11-13) followed by PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse MARY BRIDGET DAVIES, a Tony Award® nominee for A Night With Janis Joplin which was presented last season at The Pasadena Playhouse and was the venue’s highest grossing show in its history (July 17-20). The month will end with Henson Alternative’s PUPPET UP! –UNCENSORED created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson and actor and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow with The Jim Henson Company’s renowned puppeteers (July 24-26). The Playhouse continues its tradition of distinctive and entertaining summer programming…Read Full Article

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JUDY, JUDY, JUDY: JOEY LUFT REMEMBERS MAMA – BoyCulture.com

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From July 11 through July 13, Joey Luft (b. March 29, 1955) is appearing at an evening of songs and stories dedicated to and all about his late mom, Judy Garland (June 10, 1922—June 22, 1969)…Read Full Article

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MARY BRIDGET DAVIES RETURNS TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR FOUR PERFORMANCES AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE – PasadenaNow.com

Guitarists Wayne Kramer of MC5 and The Doors’ Robby Krieger to Guest as well as Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction, Devo’s Bob Mothersbaugh and Drummer Eric Gardner

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Published : Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | 2:01 PM

Acclaimed blues singer Mary Bridget Davies — nominated for a Tony® this year in the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” category for her Broadway lead in “A Night With Janis Joplin”–will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights July 17-20. She first wowed Pasadena crowds in 2013 with the Janis Joplin role, marking The Playhouse’s highest-grossing production in its history…Read Full Article

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MARY BRIDGET DAVIES RETURNS TO THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE WITH ‘PLAYHOUSE ROCKS!,’ PART OF THE SUMMER FESTIVAL – TheImitatedLifeStageBlog.net

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Mary Bridget Davies

Acclaimed blues singer Mary Bridget Davies – nominated for a Tony Award this year in the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” category for her Broadway lead in “A Night With Janis Joplin” – will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights July 17-20.  She first wowed Pasadena, CA crowds in 2013 with the Janis Joplin role, marking The Playhouse’s highest-grossing production in its history…Read Full Article

Buy Tickets to PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse Mary Bridget Davies

TONY NOMINEE MARY BRIDGET DAVIES WITH WAYNE KRAMER, ROBBY KRIEGER AND MORE AT PASADENA PLAYHOUSE 7/17-20 – VentsMagazine.com

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Tony Nominee MARY BRIDGET DAVIES with Wayne Kramer, Robby Krieger and More at Pasadena Playhouse July 17-20

Acclaimed blues singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES–nominated for a Tony® this year in the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” category for her Broadway lead in “A Night With Janis Joplin”–will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights July 17-20. She first wowed Pasadena, CA crowds in 2013 with the Janis Joplin role, marking The Playhouse’s highest-grossing production in its history…Read Full Article

Buy Tickets to PLAYHOUSE ROCKS! with Tony® Nominee Powerhouse Mary Bridget Davies

 

JOEY LUFT HONORS MOTHER JUDY GARLAND WITH NEW SHOW – LATimes.com

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‘A Judy Garland Concert With Joey Luft’ opens Friday at the Pasadena Playhouse
‘They know “The Wizard of Oz” but people don’t even know Judy’ – Joey Luft

 

Joey Luft remembers it well: appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland’s CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli…Read Full Feature

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