Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Pasadena Musical Theatre’


Singing Their Way to Broadway

Singing Their Way to Broadway
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How good is it to be a teenager? Really, really good if you are one of the ten students chosen to perform a musical theatre number for Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown. On Saturday, November 26th at the Pasadena Playhouse, these kids will perform and be critiqued by Brown. One of the students chosen, […]

The Playhouse Twist

The Playhouse Twist

It’s a simple inevitability in this day and age: everything that can be turned into a musical, eventually, will. Exhibit A: Spider-Man. Exhibit B: The Book of Mormon. Exhibit C: Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, or Twist, which starts preview showings at the Pasadena Playhouse tomorrow. It moves the Dickens story to New Orleans in 1928, […]

My Child Will Be a Star (or Else!)

My Child Will Be a Star (or Else!)

Join the Pasadena Musical Theatre Company’s 2011 winter  production of My Child Will Be a Star (or Else), directed by Ryan Scott Oliver. “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” “When Ya Got It, Flaunt It,” “Gimme Gimme” and “Forget About the Boy,” are among the songs in the electric review inspired by musicals based upon movies, […]

Ryan Scott Oliver, Composer & Lyricist

Ryan Scott Oliver, Composer & Lyricist

One doesn’t always associate Pasadena with bicoastal living—Beverly Hills or Malibu are more associated with a New York and a glamorous show-business dual residence. But Ryan Scott Oliver is not glamorous—people who grow up in East Pasadena and Sierra Madre rarely are, and thank goodness for that. He is, however, in show business, specifically as […]

Positively Wicked

Positively Wicked

The Pasadena Musical Theatre Company’s Senior Company (students in grades 7 to 12) is ready for its close up! After six week of intense rehearsals, the curtain is about to rise on Positively Wicked.  Featuring music by Stephen Schwartz from Wicked, Pippin, Pocahontas and more, the play takes place at Wickett High School, where green-haired […]

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Happily ever after is how you might feel after 45 or so 4th, 5th and 6th graders from Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre perform for you this Thursday in the 16th year of Pasadena Musical Theater’s summer program. Happily Ever After is a clever blending of Once Upon a Mattress, Beauty and the Beast and […]

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