Pirates of Penzance |
January 23 — February 18
Toss your worries overboard and join playful pirates, dewy-eyed damsels, bumbling bobbies and one very stuffy modern Major-General on stage. Bring your friends and family to experience the biggest beach party of the year–complete with guitars, beach balls, banjos and a tiki bar! Find your inner pirate as Chicago theater rebels The Hypocrites bring this brilliantly zany adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic musical to LA for the first time, and you won’t want to miss out on the fun!
For more information visit: https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/
When a department store Santa claims he’s the real thing, it takes him all the way to the supreme court. Watch what happens as this classic story finds new life on stage in a live performance of the original 1940s radio broadcast, complete with a live foley artist and a twinkle of holiday cheer.
For more information visit: https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/event/miracle-on-34th-street/
- Thursday, December 14, 2017 – December 24, 2017
Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium is an updated version of the classic tale presented in the traditional British Panto style. The play features magic with a comedic twist, contemporary music, and dancing with alumni from “So You Think You Can Dance.” This creative team behind this production includes Tony Award-nomined director, Sheldon Epps; choreographer Mandy Moore (of La La Land); writer Kris Lythgoe (Peter Pan & Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas); and musical director Michael Orland (American Idol). A portion of the the proceeds from the production will be given to The Pasadena Playhouse Outreach and Education Program by Lythgoe Family Panto.
Tickets range from $28 to $115 and will be available beginning July 1, 2017. Tickets→
Sunday, November 19, 2017 – January 09, 2018
Each year during the holidays, Descanso Gardens transforms it grounds into an enchanted forest with whimsical lighting displays and interactive exhibitions. A one-mile path, intended for nighttime enjoyment, veers through the Oak Woodland, Camellia Forest, Japanese Garden, and Rose Garden.
Special Light Effects
Descanso Gardens partnered with Lightswitch to create ten high-impact theatrical experiences using environmental light effects. New this year is “Aqueous” by Jen Lewis, an interactive landscape of meandering pathways of light.
The Symphony of Oaks invites visitors to manipulate the sounds and lights in the Oak Grove. The walk concludes with a spectacular light display in Descanso’s iconic Japanese Garden. Enjoy a stop for hot cocoa or an adult beverage and dinner or a snack along the way.
Enchanted runs from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM. The gardens are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Advance ticket purchase is required and they are sold for specific time slots. Ticket sales begin Monday, October 16, 2017 at noon (member pre-sale begins Monday, October 2, 2017).
General admission (adults, seniors, children 3–18): $28–30.
Children under 2 are free, but still require a ticket.
Descanso Gardens members pay $25–$30.
THE NIGHT MARKET IS BACK AT SANTA ANITA PARK
CELEBRATING 6 YEARS OF . . .
Delectable foods. Innovative small businesses. Imaginative crafts. Expressive art. Inspired entrepreneurship. Spirited community. New friendships. Lasting love. 626 Night Market.
626 Night Market is opening its sixth season this summer, and we’re celebrating 6 great years of everything 626 Night Market. Get ready to enjoy the hundreds of unique vendors and attractions that make the 626 community one of the greatest in the world.
The original and largest Asian-themed night market in the United States, 626 Night Market boasts hundreds of food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in one jam-packed weekend of festivities for the whole family. 626 Night Market aims to unite and empower the community by serving as a platform for showcasing local entrepreneurs, businesses, artists, and talent.
UPCOMING NIGHT MARKET DATES AT SANTA ANITA PARK
AUG 11 – 13, 2017
SEPT 1 – 3, 2017 (LABOR DAY WEEKEND)
FRI & SAT 4P – 1A
SUN 4P – 11P