In Pasadena…


”Aladdin and His Winter Wish” (Panto at the Playhous production) opens at The Pasadena Playhouse tonight.

The family friendly sow stars Ashley Argota as “The Princess” (Nickelodeon’s True Jackson VP), Jordan Fisher as “Aladdin” (Disney’s Teen Beach Movie), Richard Karn as “The Sultan” (“Home Improvement”), Bruce Vilanch as “Widow Twankey” (Edna in Broadway and Los ngeles Hairspray), and Ben Vereen (Broadway’s Pippin and Jesus Christ Superstar) as “The Genie.”

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See photo by Michael Rozman

The show runs through December 29th. The performance schedule is Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. (Dec. 24 only); Thursday at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Friday at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Saturdays at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Show Dates: Thursdays at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm; Fridays at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm; Saturdays at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm, and 7:00 pm; Sundays at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm; Special matinee — Tuesday, December 24 at 3:00 pm

ADMISSION: Prices –$34.00 – 75.00, plus Premium Child Rear Orchestra and Rear Mezzanine $25.00 – 48.00; Be Sure to check the website or call the box office.

What: Performance

Where: Pasadena Playhouse, 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

When: 7pm

Phone: 626-356-7529


Also in Pasadena, A Noise Within (3352 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107), presents “A Christmas Carol.” See for details.

In Laguna Beach…image

Enjoy an original holiday show. Based on a largely autobiographical short story by Truman Capote, A Christmas Memory is a tender portrait of a rare friendship between Young Buddy and Sook, his elderly distant cousin and best friend. Set in 1933 rural Alabama, this charming holiday tale features a poignant, heartwarming message.

Show dates: December 3-December 29

Ticket Price: $36 – $71

Whar: Performance
Where: The Laguna Playhouse, 
606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
When: Tuesdays – Saturdays at 7:30; Thurs, Sat, Sun mat at 2:00; Sun eve at 7:00
Phone: 949.497.2787

Or in Culver City…

Celebrate the Holidays with “Twist Your Dickens” playing at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

WU SecondCity TwistYourDickensWith its trademark humor, irreverence and originality, The Second City, in a creative collaboration with Center Theatre Group, is taking the classic Charles Dickens’ tale of hope and redemption and giving it a hearty twist..

Ticket Prices range from $30 – $65

What: Theatre
Where: KirK Douglas Theatre 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City
When: 3:00 pm  or 6:30 pm
Phone: (213) 628-2772

Have a great holiday and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!